Health Law considers the regulation of health care, medical research, and the food and pharmaceutical industries, as well as legal issues relating to public health. Read more about our Health Law offerings.

Aziza Ahmed

Aziza Ahmed’s scholarship examines the intersection of law, politics, and science in the fields of constitutional law, criminal law, health law, and family law.  Her courses include International Human Rights Seminar and Reproductive Rights. Before joining Boston University School of Law, Ahmed was professor of law at University of California, Irvine School of Law. She […]

George J. Annas

George Annas is the William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and chair of the Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights Department of Boston University School of Public Health. He is also a professor in the Boston University School of Medicine and the School of Law. He is the cofounder of Global Lawyers and Physicians, a transnational […]

Kate Devlin Joyce

Kate Devlin Joyce is a clinical instructor and director of the externship programs. She sees externships as a means of integrating doctrinal and experiential teaching. Devlin Joyce focuses her work on developing methods of teaching externship seminars that help students to better understand the connections between their doctrinal courses and their practical legal experiences. Prior […]

Nicole Huberfeld

Nicole Huberfeld is Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law at BU School of Law and School of Public Health, where she is faculty in the Health Law Program and Co-Director of the BU Program on Reproductive Justice. Her research studies the intersection of health law and constitutional law, often focusing on federalism while studying […]

Dionne Lomax

Dionne Lomax is a Lecturer in the Markets, Public Policy and Law Department at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and (by courtesy) at Boston University’s School of Law. Prior to joining BU, Dionne dedicated her legal career to analyzing complex business transactions from an antitrust regulatory perspective. As a Partner in two national law […]

Wendy K. Mariner

Professor Wendy Mariner’s research focuses on laws governing health risks, including social and personal responsibility for risk creation in conceptions of insurance, as well as national health systems, including the Affordable Care Act and ERISA, health information privacy, and population health policy. She has published more than 100 articles in the legal, medical and health […]

Dianne McCarthy

Dianne McCarthy is a retired health care lawyer. Her legal work has focused on non-profit healthcare law, specializing in privacy and compliance; transactions related to intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions; faculty matters, including conflict of interest and scientific misconduct; and research related issues including those related to human subject research. Her current focus is […]

Elizabeth McCuskey

Elizabeth McCuskey is Professor of Health Law Policy & Management Department at the BU School of Public Health and BU School of Law, and a member of the Center for Law, Ethics, & Human Rights. Her research focuses on how state and local governments pursue legal reforms that promote health equity – especially insurance and access […]

Frances H. Miller

Professor Frances Miller’s zest for knowledge has turned her into one of the foremost experts on American health care law and policy and a specialist on comparative health systems. She served as a consultant to the White House Task Force on Health Care Reform in 1993 and was awarded two Fulbright Scholarships to research the […]