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Mark Hall

Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law

Phone: 336.758.4476
Email: hallma@wfu.edu
Location: Worrell 3314

SELECTED TALKS AND CONFERENCES:

  • Speaker, “Commerce Clause Challenges to Health Care Reform,” Columbia Univ. Law School, Oct. 2011.
  • Speaker, “Commerce Clause Challenges to Health Care Reform,” Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School, Sept. 2011.
  • Commentator, “Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act,” Duke Univ. Law School, Sept. 2011.
  • Speaker, “Constitutional Challenges to Health Care Reform,” AcademyHealth annual meeting, Seattle, June 2011.
  • Speaker, “Constitutional Challenges to Health Care Reform,” Am. Society Law Medicine and Ethics, Chicago, June 2011.
  • Speaker, "Consumer-driven health care: perspectives from a different hemisphere," University of Melbourne Medical School, Dean's Lecture, April 2011.
  • Speaker, "The Politics, Policy and Law of Obama's Health Care Reform," University of Melbourne Law School, Sir Kenneth Bailey Memorial Lecture, April 2011.
  • Speaker, "Challenges to U.S. Health Care Reform: Rhetoric vs. Reality," University of Tasmania Law School, March 2011.
  • Speaker, “Legal Issues in Health Care Reform,” Univ. of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Oct. 2010.
  • Speaker, “Constitutional Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” No. Kentucky Univ. College of Law, Oct. 2010.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Constitutional Challenges to Health Care Reform,” Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston-Salem NC, Oct. 2010.
  • Speaker, Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke VA, Sept. 2010.
  • Speaker, “Free Markets, Regulation and the Constitution,” Hillsdale College Center for Constitutional Studies, Washington DC, Sept. 2010.
  • Lead Faculty, Workshop on Health Care Reform, WFU Translational Science Institute, Winston-Salem NC Aug. 2010.
  • Speaker, “Achieving Universal Coverage through Safety Net Expansion” ASLME Health Law Teacher’s Conference, Austin TX, June 2010.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Implications for Employers of Health Insurance Exchanges,” Greensboro NC, June 2010.
  • Lead Faculty, “Constitutional Challenges to Health Care Reform,” N.C. Bar Association, May 2010.
  • Commentator, Empirical Health Law Conference, Univ. Michigan, May 2010.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Debating the Constitutionality of Health Care Reform,” Am. Health Lawyers Assoc., D.C., May 2010.
  • Organizer and Speaker, “Patient-Centered Law and Ethics,” Wake Forest University, April 2010.
  • Speaker, “Can the ‘Safety Net’ Provide Adequate Access to Health Care for the Uninsured?,”   Loyola Law School, Chicago, Nov. 2009.
  • Speaker, “Regulatory and Corporate Law Update,” ASLME Health Law Teacher’s Conference, Cleveland, June 2009.
  • Speaker, “The Constitutionality of Mandates to Purchase Health Insurance,” ASLME Health Law Teacher’s Conference, Cleveland, June 2009.
  • Keynote Speaker, “The Constitutionality of Mandates to Purchase Health Insurance,” O’Neill Institute for Health Law, Georgetown Univ., April 2009.
  • Speaker, “The Ethics and Practice of Consumer-Driven Health Care,” Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver, April 2009.
  • Speaker, “An Essentialist View of Health Care Law,” Univ. British Columbia, Vancouver, April 2009.
  • Speaker, “The Ethics and Practice of Consumer-Driven Health Care,” Univ. of Montana, Missoula, March 2009.
  • Speaker, “Using Section 125 Cafeteria Plans to Shelter Employees’ Premium Contributions,” State Health Access Reform, Philadelphia, Feb. 2009.
  • Moderator, “Commercialization of Research in Regenerative Medicine,” Wake Forest Univ., Feb. 2009.
  • Speaker, “Advice to the President on Health Care Reform,” Wake Forest Univ., Jan. 2009.
  • Speaker, “An Essentialist Theory of Health Care Law,” UNC Law School, Jan. 2009.
  • Organizer, “Conflict of Interest Notification Study,” Wash. D.C., Dec. 2008
  • Speaker, “Legal and Ethical Issues in Responding to a Flu Pandemic,” Forsyth County Medical Society, Nov. 2008
  • Speaker, “Government-Sponsored Reinsurance: Purposes and Prospects,” Harvard Law School, Nov. 2008.
  • Speaker, “Health Care: Public or Private Good?,” Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Annual Form, UNC-Greenville, Oct. 2008
  • Speaker, “Property Rights in Medical Information,” WFU Translational Science Institute Annual Conference, Oct. 2008
  • Speaker, “Content Analysis of Judicial Opinions,” Univ. of Chicago and Northwestern Univ. Law Schools, Oct. 2008
  • Speaker, “Insurance Discrimination and Huntington’s Disease,” Winston-Salem NC, Oct. 2008
  • Speaker, “Property Rights in Medical Information,” Univ. of Texas Law School, Sept. 2008
  • Speaker, “Presidential Candidates’ Health Care Reform Proposals,” Wake Forest Univ., Sept. 2008
  • Speaker, “Managing Conflicts of Interest in Non-Academic Research Institutions,” Am. Assoc. Medical Colleges FOCI Meeting, Rochester MN, Sept. 2008
  • Invited Congressional Testimony, “47 Million and Counting: Why the Health Care Marketplace is Broken,” Senate Finance Committee, June 2008.
  • Speaker, “Legal Rights in Electronic Medical Records,” Harvard Law School, Cambridge MA, June 2008
  • Speaker, “Ownership of Electronic Medical Records,” Am. Soc’y Law Medicine & Ethics, Philadelphia, June 2008
  • Speaker, “Trust, Disclosures, and Conflicts of Interest,” Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C., May 2008
  • Speaker, “Can Consumers Control Health Care Costs?,” Brookings Institute, March 2008.
  • Commentator, “Health Policy: A Constitution-Free Zone,” Stanford Univ. Center for Advanced Study for the Behavioral Science, Palo Alto, Dec. 2007.
  • Speaker, “Patients as Consumers: The Law of Medical Billing,” Harvard Univ. Law School, Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 2007.
  • Speaker, “An Essentialist View of Health Law,” Canadian Health Law Assoc., Banff, Canada, Nov. 2007.
  • Speaker, “Community Hospitals’ Oversight of Investigator’s Financial Relationships,” Health Care Compliance Assoc., Chicago, Nov. 2007.
  • Speaker, “Systematic Content Analysis of Judicial Opinions,” Law & Society Association, Berlin, July 2007.
  • Speaker, “Government-Sponsored Reinsurance,” Health Law Teacher’s Conference, Boston, June 2007
  • Speaker, “An Essentialist View of Health Care Law,” University of Toronto Law School, March 2007.
  • Speaker, “Patients’ Legal Obligations to Pay their Medical Bills,” Georgetown Univ. Law School, Feb. 2007.
  • Commentator, “Supply and Demand of Organ Donations,” Univ. North Carolina Law School, Feb. 2007.
  • Fallon-Friedlander Endowed Lectureship, “The Law, History and Ethics of Medical Fees,” University of Chicago Law and Medical Schools, Feb. 2007.
  • Speaker, “The Risks of Genetic Discrimination,” National Society of Genetic Counselors, Nashville, Nov. 2006.
  • Speaker, “Measuring Trust in Medical Researchers,” Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIMR) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2006.
  • Panelist, “Managing Medical Resources,” Am. Board Internal Med., Philadelphia, June 2006.
  • Speaker, “Consumer-Driven Health Care and Moral Hazard,” Am. Institute for Econ. Research, Great Barrington MA, June 2006.
  • Speaker, “An Essentialist View of Health Law,” Am. Soc’y Law Med. & Ethics annual Health Law Teacher’s meeting, Baltimore, June 2006.
  • Speaker, “Disclosing Investigators’ Conflicts of Interests to Research Participants,” Assoc. Certified Research Professionals Annual Meeting, Phoenix, April 2006.
  • Organizer, “Rethinking Health Law,” an invitation-only workshop of leading health law scholars, Wake Forest Univ., Dec. 2005.
  • Participant/Presenter, "American Health Care: Who Pays, Who Benefits?", Duke University, Nov. 2005.
  • Participant, "Budgetary Approaches to Health Care Spending," Urban Institute, Nov. 2005.
  • Speaker, “The Law and Ethics of Consumer-Driven Health Care,” Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Annual Meeting of Investigators in Health Policy Research, San Diego, Oct. 2005
  • Speaker, “Measuring Patients’ Trust in the U.S.”, University of Bristol, England, workshop on trust in medical institutions, Sept. 2005.
  • Speaker, “Consumer Driven Health Care,” Am. Society Law Medicine & Ethics Annual Health Law Teachers conference, Houston, June 2005.
  • Speaker, “Fundamentals of the Small Group Health Insurance Market,” briefing for Congressional Staff organized by the National Health Policy Forum, May 2005.
  • Speaker, “Managed Care and Consumer-Driven Health Plans: The Potential for Unification,” Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy Roundtable, Washington DC, April 2005.
  • Speaker, "Trust in the Medical Setting: The Challenge of Corporate Interests," Boston Univ. Colloquium for Philosophy of Science, Sept. 2004.
  • Speaker, "Empirical Studies of Health Care Law and Policy," Chinese Health Law Scholars Program, Temple Univ., July 2004.
  • Speaker, "Patients' Trust in Physicians and Medical Institutions," Office of Minority Health Conference on Strengthening the Informed Consent Process to Address Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Tuskegee AL, July 2004.
  • Speaker, “The Impact of State Managed Care Regulation on Industry Evolution,” Am. Society of Law Medicine and Ethics, Annual Health Law Teacher’s Meeting, Newark, June 2004.
  • Speaker, “Redesigning the Medical Malpractice Liability System,” Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Policy, Depaul Univ., Chicago, April 2004.
  • Speaker, “Empirical Approaches to the Malpractice Standard of Care,” Am. College of Legal Medicine, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, March 2004.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Can Health Care Corporations be Caring?” Northwest Consortium of Health Law Programs, Inaugural Meeting, Seattle, Feb. 2004.
  • Speaker, “IRBs and You,” Am. Assoc. Law Schools, Annual Meeting, Atlanta Jan. 2004
  • Speaker, "Health Policy Impacts of Blue Cross Conversions," Protecting Community Health Assets (Consumers Union), Chicago, Nov. 2003.
  • Speaker, "Genetic Discrimination: Risks and Realities," National Society of Genetic Counselors, Charlotte NC, Sept. 2003.
  • Speaker, "Health Policy Implications of Blue Cross Conversions to For‑Profit Status," Am. Society Law, Med. & Ethics, Wilmington DE, June 2003.
  • Speaker, "Genetic Discrimination and Screening for Liver Disease," Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, May 2003.
  • Speaker, Economic Analysis and Health Policy, Salem Univ. Economics Honor Society, Winston-Salem NC May 2003.
  • Speaker, "Medical Necessity and Surgery for Obesity," Law, Economics and Social Justice, Duke University, San Diego, April 2003.
  • Speaker, "Conflicts of Interest and Managed Care," Speas Symposium, Davidson Univ., March 2003.
  • Panelist, "Blue Cross Conversions to For‑Profit Status," New York University, Nov. 2002.
  • Speaker, "The Scope and Limits of Public Health Law," McLean Symposium, Univ. of Chicago, Nov. 2002.
  • Speaker, "Fixing the Problems in the Individual Market," Center for Studying Health System Change Forum, Washington DC, Oct. 2002.
  • Speaker, "Managed Care Patient Protection Laws," Mich. Assoc. of Health Plans, July 2002.
  • Organizer, “Empirical Approaches to Defining the Malpractice Standard of Care,” Wake Forest Univ., April 2002.
  • Speaker, “Legal and Public Policy Implications of Practice Guidelines,” American Academy of Cardiology, Atlanta, March 2002.
  • Speaker, “Foundation Support for Insurance Market Reforms,” Grantmakers in Health, New York, March 2002.
  • Speaker, “Trust in Physicians and Medical Institutions: What is it, Can it be Measured, and Does it Matter,” RWJ Health Policy Scholars, Univ. of Michigan, March 2002.
  • Speaker, “Health Care Law and Regulation: A Primer,” Law and Economics Institute for State Court Judges, Orange, CA, Oct. 2001.
  • Speaker, “HIPAA: Five Years Later,” CATO Institute, Washington D.C., July 2001.
  • Speaker, “Tax Credits and Purchasing Cooperatives,” Center for Studying Health Systems Change, Washington D.C., April 2001.
  • Speaker, “Individual Insurance Market Reforms,” National Conference of State Legislatures, Charlotte, NC, Feb 2001.
  • Speaker, "The Geography of Health Insurance Regulation," Am. Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, Cleveland, June 2000.
  • Speaker, "Disclosure of Financial Incentives," Medical Group Management Assoc., Winston‑Salem NC, May 2000.
  • Panelist, "Factors Affecting Decisions to Seeking Genetic Testing," Arizona State Univ., Phoenix, April 2000.
  • Speaker, "Doctor-Patient Trust and Public Policy," U. Mich. Law School, Feb. 2000.
  • Speaker, "Genetic Enhancement, Distributive Justice and the Goals of Medicine," Univ. San Diego Law School, Jan. 2000.
  • Organizer and Moderator, "Genetic Enhancement and Public Policy," Wake Forest Univ., Nov. 1999.
  • Speaker, "Doctor-Patient Trust and Public Policy," Am. Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Philadelphia, Oct. 1999.
  • Plenary Speaker, "Laws Restricting Health Insurers' Use of Genetic Information," Am. Society of Human Genetics, San Francisco, Oct. 1999. 
  • Speaker, "Health Insurance Market Reforms: A Qualitative Evaluation," National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Atlanta, Sept. 1999.
  • Panelist, "Health Insurance Reform," Am. Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, St. Louis, June 1999.
  • Speaker and Organizer, Individual Insurance Market Reforms, Alpha Center, Washington D.C., Jan. 1999.
  • Speaker, Integrated Delivery Systems, NC Society of Health Care Attorneys, Raleigh, Oct. 1998.
  • Speaker, Managing Care in the Next Century, Univ. of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Oct. 1998.
  • Speaker, Health Insurance Regulation Update, ASLME Health Law Teacher's Conference, Houston, June 1998.
  • Speaker, Insurance Market Reform and the Nature of Competition, Univ. Penn. Institute for Law and Economics, Philadelphia, April 1998.
  • Speaker, Insurers' Use of Genetic Information, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C., April 1998.
  • Speaker, Insurers' Use of Genetic Information, American Actuarial Society, Atlanta, March 1998.
  • Speaker, Coverage of Experimental Therapies, Federal Judicial Center, Health Law for Federal Judges, Palm Springs CA, Nov. 1997.
  • Keynote Speaker, Managed Care Medical Ethics, Cumberland Law School, Birmingham, Nov. 1997.
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Managed Care Liability, East Carolina Medical School, Sept. 1997.
  • Speaker, Disclosure of Financial Incentives, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Malpractice Program, Duke Univ., Sept. 1997.
  • Invited panelist, Managed Care Ethics, Center for Biomedical Ethics, U. Penn., Jan. 1997.
  • Speaker, The Ethics of Patient Cost-Sharing, World Congress of Bioethics, San Francisco, Nov. 1996.
  • Invited panelist, Nonprofit Conversions, NYU Center for Law and Philanthropy, Oct. 1996.
  • Speaker, Health Care Law Seminar for Federal Judges, Federal Judicial Center, June 1996.
  • Speaker and Panel Chair, The ABCs of Integrated Delivery Systems, Annual Health Law Teacher's Meeting, Am. Society Law, Medicine & Ethics, June 1996.
  • Speaker, The Economics of Patient Cost-Sharing, Law and Economics Assoc. Annual Meeting, Chicago, May 1996.
  • Can the Courts Dictate Medical Judgment?, Univ. Alabama School of Public Health, Feb. 1996.
  • Consumer Protection of Managed Care Subscribers, Seton Hall Law School, Nov. 1995.
  • Judicial Review of Health Insurance Coverage Disputes, Blue Cross of California, Aug. 1995.
  • Speaker, The Employer's Responsibility in Managed Care, Am. Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Minneapolis, May 1995
  • Speaker, Judicial Determination of Medical Necessity, Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C., April 1995
  • Speaker, The Communitarian Ethics of Insurance Selection, The Hastings Center, Washington, D.C., March 1995
  • Discussion Leader, The Legal Implications of Medical Futility, Duke University, March 1995
  • Speaker, "Judicial Resolution of Disputes over Health Insurance Coverage," Univ. of Alabama School of Law, Feb. 1995
  • Speaker, The Economics of Managed Care, John Locke Foundation seminar for state legislators, Durham NC, Nov. 1994.
  • Speaker, What Can Health Insurance Market Reforms Accomplish?, American Enterprise Institute, Washington D.C., August 1994.