Ann E. Rice

Ann E. Rice



Law School Anticipated Graduation: May 2009

University of South Carolina School of Law

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC Anticipated Graduation: May 2009

•  Bioethics Seminar – wrote my student note The Ethical Debate Surrounding PGD and Sex Selection proposing that regulation by government entities is necessary, but not to the extent of a blanket prohibition. 

• Intellectual Property

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC May 2006

Bachelor of Science Degree: Biology Minor: Chemistry

• Hallmarks of Cancer class studying and examining the literature, research, and development surround cancer

• Independent Study testings the efficacy of enzymes in conjunction with DNA testingProfessor David Reisman, PhD, Professor of Biological Sciences

Work experience

Work experience
2008 - Present

Research Assistant, Special Project

Professor Doriane Lambelet Coleman and Dr. Philip M. Rosoff, MD, MA, FAAP Duke Hospital Clinical Ethics Program, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Duke University Medical Center

  • Research focused on the issue of whether the law imposes either barriers or obligations to medical providers who wish for ethical reasons to treat illegal immigrants.
  • Conducted 160 hours of research (including writing), and delivered analysis and findings proving restrictions but no absolute prohibitions which potentially allow treatment of Illegal Immigrants for specific medical conditions.  Discovered that funding of care serves as most significant limit to care.
  • Identified key conflict and the impact of defining/categorizing the specific treatment types under Emergency Medical Condition definitions as governed by state and federal law.
2007 - Present


Governor Christine O. Gregoire, State of Washington
  • Performed research to determine Governor’s Seal authority in State of Emergency Declaration.
  • Assigned to shadow departments of:  General Counsel, Ecology, Risk Management, and Policy Research.
2001 - Present

United States House of Representatives Page

Representative Richard Gephardt (sponsor)
2006 - 2005

Teacher Assistant, Department of Chemistry

Professor Daniel L. Freeman, PhD, Chemistry in the Modern Society
  • Assisted in the development of basic chemistry laboratory experiments and oversaw laboratory class. 
  • Kept daily attendance, extra credit assignments, and grade reports (including both laboratory and lecture) for more than 300-400 students.  Maintained current records for all students using Blackboard software. 
  • Assisted in the compilation and preparation for examinations and chapter reviews for 750-800 students.