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Candice Teri-Lowe Player

Naidoff Fellow in Health Policy, Law and Medicine

Candice Player

Candice Player is the Stephanie and Michael Naidoff Fellow in Health Policy, Law and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine.  Candice graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2002 with an AB in Ethics and Health Policy. Continue reading… Candice Player is the Stephanie and Michael Naidoff Fellow in Health Policy, Law and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine.  Candice graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2002 with an AB in Ethics and Health Policy.  Candice holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in Ethics and Health Policy, from Harvard University. In 2003 she earned an M.Phil in Criminology from Cambridge University, where her research addressed the use of civil commitment to restrain dangerous offenders preventively and indefinitely, both in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Her scholarly research examines competence to refuse mental health treatment as well as efforts to leverage treatment adherence among people with mental illnesses, foremost among them—preventive outpatient commitment programs, housing tied to treatment compliance, and representative payee programs.  



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Articles and Book Chapters

Outpatient Commitment and Procedural Due Process __ INT'L J.L. & PSYCHIATRY __ (forthcoming, 2015).

Public Assistance, Drug Testing, and the Law: The Limits of Population-Based Legal Analysis, 40 AM. J.L. & MED. 26 (2014).

More publications can be found here.

Research Areas

  • mental health law
  • public health law
  • public health ethics
  • bioethics

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