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Michele Mekel

Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Humanities





Study of Canadian Academic Health Policy Research Centres: Final Report. Kingston, Ontario: Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen’s University, 2005. 35 pp. (with Samuel E.D. Shortt)


"Foreword." In Nanotechnology, Ethics and Society, by Deb Bennett-Woods, xv-xvi. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 2008.

"Taking Stock of the NELSI Landscape. In Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century, edited by Nigel M. De S. Cameron & M. Ellen Mitchell, 359-376. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley, 2007. (with Nigel M. de S. Cameron)


"Putting Theory into Practice: Thoughts from the Trenches on Developing a Doctrinally Integrated Semester-in-Practice Program in Health Law and Policy." 9 Indiana Health Law Review 503-520 (2012).

"Legal Considerations for Transplant Assessment of Incarcerated Individuals." Progress in Transplantation [IN PRESS]. (with Wayne Paris)

"Emerging Issues in Health Care: Protecting Patients or Punishing Providers? A Symposium Introduction and Overview." 31 Journal of Legal Medicine 1-7 (2010).

"Small Science, Big Potential, Bigger Issues." 49 Development 47-53 (2006).

"Coming of Age and Taking Stock: The State of Academic Health Policy Research Centres in Canada." 1 Healthcare Policy 140-150 (2005) (with Samuel E.D. Shortt).

"Kiss and Tell: Making the Case for the Tortious Transmission of Herpes and Human Papillomavirus." 66 Missouri Law Review 929-957 (2001). (student work)

"A Hobson’s Choice: Ensuring Open Government or Conserving Government Funds." 66 Missouri Law Review 431-451 (2001). (student work)

"Cybercoverage for Cyber-Risks: An Overview of Insurers’ Responses to the Perils of E-Commerce." 8 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 7-36 (2001-02) (with Robert H. Jerry II). (student work)


Review of Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context. 31 Journal of Legal Medicine (2010) (IN PRESS).

Review of Nano-hype: The Truth Behind the Nanotechnology Buzz, by David Berube (2006). 3 Nanotechnology Law & Business 375-381 (2006).




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