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Virginia Rowthorn

Executive Director, UMB Center for Global Education Initiatives

E-mail:
virginia.rowthorn @ umaryland.edu



Biography | Selected Publications

Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM (Global Health Law)  teaches the Health Law Practice Workshop.  Rowthorn is Executive Director of University of Maryland, Baltimore's Center for Global Education Initiatives and an Adjunct Professor in the Law & Health Care Program at Maryland Carey Law.  In her role as Executive Director, she manages the interprofessional activities of the campus-wide center that focus on community-engaged research and service projects in international and US settings.   

Rowthorn was Managing Director of the Law & Health Care Program for ten years and served as Co-Director of the Center for Education Initiatives for three years prior to becoming Executive Director. She has led national workshops and written articles and book chapters on legal barriers to reverse innovation and bi-directional learning as well as on topics relating to global education such as competencies, service learning, and program development. Rowthorn is on the Board of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health and an ex officio member of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. Rowthorn is the lead on the Maryland Carey Law collaboration with Chancellor College Faculty of Law in Malawi.

Prior to joining Maryland Carey Law in 2006, she was an attorney in the Legislative Division of the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Associate at the law firm of DLA Piper. In addition, Rowthorn spent several years as a Legislative Assistant for the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and two years as a health educator in the Marshall Islands as a Peace Corps volunteer. Rowthorn is an Honors graduate of the UM Carey School Law and completed her LLM in Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center.

Books

Co-Editor, Guardianship and its Alternatives (2011) (with others). [Full Text]

Articles

A Proposed Definition of Microbiota Transplantation for Regulatory Purposes, Gut Microbes, Mar. 20, 2017 (with others).

Global/Local: What Does It Mean for Global Health Educators and How Do We Do It?, 81 Annals of Global Health 593 (2016).

All Together Now: Developing a Team Skills Competency Domain for Global Health Education, 42 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 550 (2015) (with Jody Olsen). [Abstract]

Identifying Interprofessional Global Health Competencies for 21st Century Health Professionals, 81 Annals of Global Health 239 (2015) (with others). [Full Text]

Increasing Access to Dental and Medical Care by Allowing Greater Flexibility in Scope of Practice, 105 American Journal of Public Health 1755 (2015) (with Richard J. Manski and Diane Hoffmann).

Putting the Pieces Together: Creating and Implementing an Interprofessional Global Health Grant Program, 3 Healthcare 258 (2015) (with Jody Olsen).

Measuring the Cross-Cultural Adaptability of a Graduate Student Team from a Global Immersion Experience, 22 Journal of Cultural Diversity 148 (2015) (with Leslie B. Glickman and Jody Olsen).

Probiotics: Achieving a Better Regulatory Fit, 69 Food & Drug Law Journal 237 (2014) (with others). [Full Text]

A Place for All at the Global Health Table: A Case Study About Creating an Interprofessional Global Health Project, 41 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 907 (2013). [Abstract]

Probiotics: Finding the Right Regulatory Balance, 342 Science 6156 (2013) (with others). [Full Text]

Health Law Service-Learning Trip: A How-to Guide, 40 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 401 (2012). [Abstract]

Legal Impediments to the Diffusion of Telemedicine, 14 Journal of Health Care Law and Policy 1 (2011) (with Diane Hoffmann). [Full Text]

Achieving Quality and Responding to Consumers: The Medicare Beneficiary Complaint Process: Who Should Respond?, 5 Indiana Health Law Review 9 (2008) (with Diane E. Hoffmann). [Full Text]

Building Public Health Law Capacity at the Local Level, 36 Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 6 (Special Supplement 2008) (with Diane Hoffmann). [Full Text]

Note, Reaffirming a Narrow Interpretation of the Perez "Manifest Necessity" Doctrine, 55 Maryland Law Review 985 (1996).

Identifying Interprofessional Global Health Competencies for 21st Century Health Professionals, 81 Annals of Global Health 239 (2015) (with others). [Full Text]

Other

Abstract, Report from the CUGH Global Health Competency Subcommittee, 81 Annals of Global Health 235 (2015) (with others).

Abstract, Creating and Evaluating an Interprofessional Faculty and Student Global Health Grant Program, 81 Annals of Global Health 51 (2015) (with Jody Olsen).

Guest Editor, Special Supplement Issue: Interprofessional Global Health Education: Ensuring the Collaborative Promise of 21st Century Global Health Practice, 42 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (2014) (with Jody Olsen and Jon Mark Hirshon).



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