USC Gould Search

Law School Events
USC Gould School of Law

Health Law Panel

Mar 28, 2023 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


  • Karen Gauff - Los Angeles Superior Court judge since 2010, now leading teams of professionals using restorative and social justice models aiming to rehabilitate criminal defendants with trauma stemming from mental illness, drug addiction, chronic homelessness, sexual exploitation, Transitional-Aged Youth, and Veterans.
  • Dr. Arlan Cohen - retired legal and medical professional, Dr. Cohen was a gastroenterologist and practiced plaintiff's law in California, focusing on HMO malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury.
  • Dr. Ankit Shah - works as an inpatient pediatrician at the LAC+USC Medical Center and directs the social science curriculum at the USC Keck School of Medicine. At USC Gould, Dr. Shah teaches the courses “Health Law and Policy” and “Health Advocacy and Justice” and is the faculty advisor for the Health Law Society.
  • Harsh Parikh - partner at Nixon Peabody whose practice areas include regulatory compliance, Medicare and Medicaid, healthcare dispute resolution. and privacy/security regarding health information. 


Student Organization - Health Law Society

Contact Information:

Primary: Edgar Preciado, secretary;

Secondary: Bancy Makavana, president,


Zoom Link (for those unable to attend in person) to be provided when flyer is designed/will be emailed in weekly SBA announcements

Food from City Tacos (burritos - steak, chicken, and vegetarian) will be provided



USC Gould Commencement Day 2023 - Ceremony Videos
May 12, 2023

Join the USC Gould School of Law in celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2023!

Katherine Sims JD ’23 to continue championing public service after graduation
May 11, 2023

Through the highly selective CA Attorney General Honors Program, Sims will be joining the CA Department of Justice

Rohan Garg JD ’23 to be Gould’s flag bearer for USC commencement ceremony
May 11, 2023

Garg is a DEI fellow and founder of the trial advocacy team at USC Gould