McDonald Merrill Ketcham Lectureship and Award

Past Awardees

  • 2014 – Professor Maxwell J. Mehlman, Distinguished University Professor, Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve School of Law, and Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
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  • 2013 – Karen H. Rothenberg, Marjorie Cook Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
  • 2012 – Wendy Mariner, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health.
  • 2011 – R. Alta Charo, Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin at Madison. Challenges for Drug Safety. 9 Ind. Health L. Rev. (2012).
  • 2009 – David Korn, Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University, Financial Conflicts of Interest in Academic Medicine: Whence they Came, Where they Went. 8 Ind. Health L. Rev. 1 (2011).
  • 2008 – George J. Annas, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, Boston University. Health Care Reform in America: Beyond Ideology, 5 Ind. Health L. Rev. 441 (2008)
  • 2007 – James F. Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law & Health Law & Policy Director, Vanderbilt Health Policy Center. Of Doctors and Hospitals: Setting the Analytical Framework for Managing and Regulating the Relationship, 4 Ind. Health L. Rev. 209 (2007).
  • 2005 – William M. Sage, Professor of Law at Columbia University. Pay-for-Performance: Will it Work in Theory. 3 Ind. Health L. Rev. 305 (2006).
  • 2004 – Randall R. Bovbjerg, Research Associate, Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC. Beyond Tort Reform: Fixing Real Problems, 3 Ind. Health L. Rev. 3 (2006).
  • 2003 – H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., Professor of Philosophy at Rice University, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Medicine at Rice University, and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Giving, Selling, and Having Taken: Conflicting Views of Organ Transfer, 1 Ind. Health L. Rev. 29 (2004).
  • 2002 – Ruth R. Faden, Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Executive Director of The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute at Johns Hopkins University. Liberty, Public Health, and National Security: The Challenge of Smallpox, 1 Ind. Health L. Rev. 1 (2004).
  • 2001 – Robert J. Levine, Professor of Medicine and Lecturer in Pharmacology at Yale University School of Medicine. International Codes of Research Ethics: Current Controversies and the Future, 35 Ind. L. Rev. 557 (2002).
  • 2000 – Clark C. Havighurst, William Neal Reynolds Professor at the Duke University School of Law. The Backlash Against Managed Health Care: Hard Politics Make Bad Policy, 34 Ind. L. Rev. 395 (2001).
  • 1999 – Bernard Lo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California, San Francisco. Confidentiality of Prescription Drug Information in the Era of Computers and Managed Care, 33 Ind. L. Rev. 937 (2000).
  • 1998 – Barry S. Levy, Past President of the American Public Health Association and Adjunct Professor of Community Health at Tufts University School of Medicine. Twenty-First Century Challenges for Law and Public Health, 32 Ind. L. Rev. 1149 (1999).
  • 1997 – Troyen A. Brennan, Professor of Law and Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine. Beyond Dead Reckoning: Measures of Medical Injury Burden, Malpractice Litigation, and Alternative Compensation Models From Utah and Colorado, 33 Ind. L. Rev. 1643 (2000).
  • 1996 – Frances H. Miller, Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law and Professor of Public Health at Boston University School of Medicine.  Health Care Information Technology and Informed Consent:  Computers and the Doctor-Patient Relationship, 31 Ind. L. Rev. 1019 (1998).
  • 1994 – Tom L. Beauchamp, Professor of Philosophy and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute at Georgetown University.  The Justification of Physician-Assisted Deaths, 29 Ind. L. Rev. 1173 (1996).