Law School Professor, Alumnus Participate in Health Care Reform Panel
On November 10, 2009, Professor David Orentlicher and Representative Mike Pence, ‘86 participated in a Health Care Reform Panel hosted by Ball State University. Professor Orentlicher is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law and co-director of the Hall Center for Law and Health. H e is also a former member of the Indiana House of Representatives. Congressman Mike Pence represents Indiana’s 6th Congressional district, and is currently serving his 5th term in office. H e also was elected unanimously by House Republicans to serve as House Republican Conference Chairman in November 2008. Other panelists included Dr. Thomas Whiteman, Otolaryngologist, representative to the Indiana State Medical Association; Mr. Larry Dust, CEO , Key Benefit Administrators; and Professor Cecil Bohanon, Professor of Economics, Ball State University. D r. Charles Taylor, Ball State University Professor of Political Science moderated the event. Each panelist explained his perspective on health care reform and the audience was invited to ask questions.