Thursday, 30 March, 2017
Join SLU Law professor Sidney Watson, J.D., at noon Thursday, March 30, in Pitlyk Auditorium A at the Learning Resources Center (LRC), School of Medicine for a focused discussion on health care law and advocacy, Medicaid cuts, block grants, safety net coverage and communicating with your legislators.
Watson is a specialist in health law and health care access for the poor. She has spent her legal career advocating on behalf of low-income people, both as a legal services lawyer and as a law professor. She is the Jane and Bruce Robert Professor of Law in the Center for Health Law Studies. She has also received the Equal Justice Award from Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, for outstanding public service on health care issues impacting the low-income community. She was Co-Counsel for Amicus before the U.S. Supreme Court in N.F.I.B v Sibelius, co-drafting a brief in support of the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion.