Development Goal 5. Nevertheless, Dr. Nnamuchi makes clear that improvement in Africa’s
maternal health status is possible and can be achieved through improvement of basic human
The entire Annals of Health Law Editorial Staff would like to thank the distinguished group of
authors who contributed their extraordinary talent and knowledge to this outstanding issue of the
Annals of Health Law. This was the product of exceptional collaboration and professionalism on
their part. I would personally like to thank each and every member of the Annals team, without
whom this issue would not have been the success that it is. I would also like to express my
gratitude to my Executive Board members, Serj Mooradian, Donna Miller, Christopher
MacDonald, Meghan Funk, Michael Meyer, and Loukas Kalliantasis, all of whom showed a
level of commitment and passion for this publication that surpassed by greatest expectations.
Lastly, we would like to thank the incredible staff at the Beazley Institute for Health Law and
Policy for their continued support in all of our endeavors.
It is with great pride that we present to you the Winter 2014 Issue of the Annals of Health Law.
Jamie E. Levin, J. D. Candidate, May 2014
Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Health Law
Loyola University Chicago School of Law