Leonard Glantz

Leonard H. Glantz, JD

Emeritus Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management - Boston University School of Public Health


Leonard H. Glantz is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Health Law, Policy & Management at Boston University School of Public Health and is a faculty member in the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights.

He is the author of numerous, books, articles and briefs on a wide array of health law issues. Professor Glantz is particularly interested in constitutional issues raised by public health interventions, privacy, reproductive rights, the rights of children, the regulation of research with human subjects, and mental health law. He is a recipient of the Norman A. Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching.


  • Boston University, JD
  • Boston University, AB


  • Published on 9/23/2021

    Glantz LH. True informed consent requires more than forms. Science. 2021 09 24; 373(6562):1452. PMID: 34554796.

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  • Published on 3/10/2015

    Crosby SS, Xenakis SN, Glantz LH. Force feeding at Guantanamo in first case brought to US federal court. BMJ. 2015; 350:h1270. PMID: 25758757.

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  • Published on 2/1/2015

    Longacre M, Beinfeld S, Hildebrandt S, Glantz L, Grodin MA. Public health in the Vilna Ghetto as a form of Jewish resistance. Am J Public Health. 2015 Feb; 105(2):293-301. PMID: 25521892.

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  • Published on 10/21/2014

    Baugh CM, Kroshus E, Daneshvar DH, Filali NA, Hiscox MJ, Glantz LH. Concussion management in United States college sports: compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association concussion policy and areas for improvement. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jan; 43(1):47-56. PMID: 25336600.

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  • Published on 6/26/2013

    Macklin R, Shepherd L, Dreger A, Asch A, Baylis F, Brody H, Churchill LR, Coleman CH, Cowan E, Dolgin J, Downie J, Dresser R, Elliott C, Epright MC, Feder EK, Glantz LH, Grodin MA, Hoffman W, Hoffmaster B, Hunter D, Iltis AS, Kahn JD, King NM, Kraft R, Kukla R, Leavitt L, Lederer SE, Lemmens T, Lindemann H, Marshall MF, Merz JF, Miller FH, Mohrmann ME, Morreim H, Nass M, Nelson JL, Noble JH, Reis E, Reverby SM, Silvers A, Sousa AC, Spece RG, Strong C, Swazey JP, Turner L. The OHRP and SUPPORT--another view. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 11; 369(2):e3. PMID: 23803134.

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  • Published on 6/12/2013

    Annas GJ, Crosby SS, Glantz LH. Guantanamo Bay: a medical ethics-free zone? N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 11; 369(2):101-3. PMID: 23758205.

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  • Published on 7/18/2012

    Mariner WK, Glantz LH, Annas GJ. Reframing federalism--the Affordable Care Act (and broccoli) in the Supreme Court. N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 20; 367(12):1154-8. PMID: 22809363.

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  • Published on 8/10/2011

    Glantz LH, Annas GJ. Impossible? Outlawing state safety laws for generic drugs. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 25; 365(8):681-3. PMID: 21830958.

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  • Published on 1/19/2011

    Glantz LH. The American right to bear arms. JAMA. 2011 Jan 19; 305(3):255-6; author reply 256. PMID: 21245179.

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  • Published on 12/22/2010

    Mariner WK, Annas GJ, Glantz LH. Can Congress make you buy broccoli? And why that's a hard question. N Engl J Med. 2011 Jan 20; 364(3):201-3. PMID: 21175307.

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