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School of Law to Explore Patient Safety Around the World

Published: November 02, 2018 | Categories: All News, Law
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The School of Law's Clason Speaker Series will host a talk by John Tingle on "Global Patient Safety Law, Policy, and Practice" Wednesday, November 7 at noon in the Blake Law Center Common. Tingle's talk will focus particularly on developing and transitioning countries. The presentation is free and open to the public. 

Tingle is an Associate Professor at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom, currently serving as a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. His research focuses on the development of patient safety policies, cultures, and structures in developing and transitioning countries. He is a regular columnist for the British Journal of Nursing and a contributor to Harvard Law's Bill of Health blog. Tingle has published more than 500 articles and a number of leading texts on patient safety and nursing law. 

For more than 30 years, the Clason Speaker Series has provided a venue for thought-provoking discussion on current legal topics. The series is named after Charles R. Clason, a prominent local attorney and member of the U.S. House of Representatives who served as Dean of the School of Law from 1954 to 1970. All Clason Speaker Series events are open to students, alumni, the University community, and the general public.