Robert Randolph Harrison

University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law

Robert R. Harrison is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.  He teaches health care law, health care regulation, regulatory law, and professional ethics, and directs the Colloquium in Law and Biomedical Sciences.  Following undergraduate studies at the University of Richmond, he earned a Master of Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated from the Saint Louis University School of Law with an Honors Certificate in Health Law from the Center for Health Law Studies.  He was a Fellow at the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago, earning a Master of Laws in Health Law with a concentration in regulatory compliance, and subsequently earned a doctorate in bioethics with a concentration in research ethics, also from Loyola University Chicago.  Dr. Harrison served for seven years on the faculty of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, was Senior Counsel at the Johns Hopkins Health System, and most recently taught bioethics at the University of Texas Rio Grande School of Medicine.  He is a past Chair of the Health Law Section of the Federal Bar Association, a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Legal Medicine.  

Presentation (PPT format): Not Improved Enough: The Revised Common Rule and Reliance on Legally Authorized Representatives in Research Consent