Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Health Law Grand Rounds
French Health Law

Speaker: Professor Prof. Anne-Marie Duguet, Senior Lecturer at the Medicine Faculty Toulouse Purpan (Paul Sabatier University)
Time: 12:45-1:30pm
Location: Faculty Lounge (Room 351),Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Hall Center for Law and Health at

Anne-Marie Duguet is MD and PhD in law, Senior Lecturer at the Medicine Faculty Toulouse Purpan (Paul Sabatier University) where she teaches medical law and bioethics. She conducts her researches in the INSERM Unit 1027 Epidemiology and Public health analysis. Risks, chronic diseases and handicap ( She is a member of the Ethic committee for biomedical research (CPP) Sud Ouest et outre mer 2 and has been President for 12 years. In the International Institute on Research in Bioethics (IIREB, she coordinates the area “research Ethics” As president of the ARFDM (Association for research and training on medical law she organised an international network of young researchers in medical law and bioethics and organises since 2006 a European summer school in bioethic and medical law and the Paul Sabatier University. She coordinates research projects supported by funds of the Ministry of Health: REMEDHOS project: a Data base on medical liability; The LEGIBIO project, on the consequences on the French legislation on the biomedical researches in France; and the ABROVAC project, on the legal obligation of vaccination in France (ethical aspects).

She participates to several European and International projects: EURONIC Project: «Parents’ information and ethical decision making in neonatal intensive care: staff attitudes and opinions. MADO project, FP5 project on optimization of Haematopoietic stem cell donor Registries for transplantation COVEF Project Against Violences on women. DG Sanco project POSEIDON, dealing with quality issues and recruitment strategies in Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Epicore project comparative study France-Quebec on the participation of elderly patients in biomedical researches.

The PHLawFlu project develops a net­work of interdisciplinary expertise in public health law (European Public Health Law Net­work:, and focus on disease preparedness, specifically in relation to human pandemic influenza.

She coordinates the Madere Project funded by the Fondation Mederic Alzheimer: a comparative study on the ethical and legal framework for social and psychological researches in France, Canada, and England focused on researches with patients with Alzheimer disease.

Another project funded by the Fondation Mederic Alzheimer started under her direction in 2012 : MATC on the influence of culture on the access to care of elderly foreign patients from Maghreb countries; She is a partner of the European project Right on the move .She is involved in 2 projects with China in the Cai Yuanpei  and the Xu Guangqi progams the both are in cooperation with the Law School of Shandong University (SDU). In October 2012, she has been invited to deliver a 40 hours program on European health law and bioethics to students of the SDU Law School.

In 2006, she was the president of the 16th World Congress on Medical law in Toulouse. She is member of the advisory board of the European Journal of Health Law, and secretary of the European Association of Health law.

In 2010, she has been appointed as  visiting professor for 3 years by the Dalian Medical University and the Hainan Medical University in China. In 2011, she has been honoured by the decoration  of "the Palmes Academiques."

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Parking is available for a nominal fee at the campus Gateway Garage, located on the corner of Michigan and California Streets (Address is 525 Blackford Street).

Parking is also available for a nominal fee at the Natatorium Garage two blocks west of the law school.

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