Hear Professor Mark Hall debate health care reform legislation on March 2

The Wake Forest University School of Law is hosting at debate on health care reform legislation at noon on Tuesday, March 2, in Room 1301 of the Worrell Professional Center.

Law Professor Mark Hall, a national expert on health care, will debate Doug Bandow, a senior fellow at the CATO Institute, on the health care reform bills in the House and Senate. The event, which is sponsored by The Federalist Society and the John Templeton Foundation, is free and open to the public.

Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law and policy and medical and bioethics. The author or editor of fifteen books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of consumer-driven health care, doctor/patient trust, insurance regulation, and genetics. Hall also teaches in the MBA program at the Schools of Business and is on the research faculty at Wake Forest’s Medical School. He regularly consults with government officials, foundations and think tanks about health care public policy issues.

Bandow is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, specializing in foreign policy and civil liberties. He worked as special assistant to President Reagan and editor of the political magazine Inquiry. He writes regularly for leading publications such as Fortune magazine, National Interest, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Times. Bandow speaks frequently at academic conferences, on college campuses, and to business groups. Bandow has been a regular commentator on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He holds a J.D. from Stanford University.