Featuring Karen Rothenberg and Jeffrey Seltzer
Topic: "Distracted" in Focus: Legal and Ethical Implications of A.D.H.D. for the Child, Parents, and Society
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lecture
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception
Karen H. Rothenberg
Karen H. Rothenberg, J.D., M.P.A., is the Marjorie Cook Professor of Law, founding Director of the Law & Health Care Program, and she served as Dean of the University of Maryland School of Law from 1999-2009. Professor Rothenberg is a leading national expert on legal issues in health care. She is spending her current sabbatical doing research as a Scholar-in-Residence at Columbia Law School and at Columbia’s Center for the Study of Law and Culture, as well as at the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University.
Jeff Seltzer, Ph.D., J.D., is a child psychologist and mental health coordinator for the Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten programs of the
Montgomery County, Maryland public schools. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He lectures widely on the delivery of mental health services and the legal rights of children with disabilities and he served as the
Expert Mental Health Consultant at the University of Maryland, providing region-wide training and technical assistance to Head Start programs.
The Galiher Ono Distinguished Public Lecture Series was established by Gary Galiher, MED '71, J.D. '77 and Diane Ono, B.A. '73, J.D. '91 – both graduates of the William S. Richardson School of Law: “The purpose of the lecture series is to motivate, educate, and inspire the people of Hawai‘i on how to improve the social, economic, cultural, and political well being of our state, as well as to highlight the commitment to service by the Law School and the University of Hawai‘i to our communities.”