Health Policy and Law

Health Policy and Law

At Northeastern Law, we focus on health policy and law through a dynamic, interdisciplinary approach that integrates a wide variety of practical and research interests.

Our Center for Health Policy and Law and Public Health Advocacy Institute are national leaders in promoting public health advocacy, and welcome students to a wide variety of programs and collaborations. From engaging courses taught by faculty who are renowned scholars and advocates to co-ops across the globe to clinics to centers and institutes focused on the cutting edge of public health and health law, you’ll have unrivaled opportunities to dive into health policy and law and position yourself as a leader in the field.

  • Current Issues in Health Law and Policy
  • Disability Law
  • Drug Law and Policy
  • Employment Law: Safety and Health
  • Health Care Fraud and Abuse
  • Health Law
  • Human Rights, IP and Access to Medicines
  • Laboratory Seminar in Applied Design and Legal Empowerment
  • Law and Biotechnology
  • Public Health Law
  • Environment, Health and Society (SOCL 7267)
  • Grant Writing in Public Health (PHTH 5320)
  • Public Health Administration and Policy (PHTH 5212)
  • Social Movements in Health (SOCL 7287)
  • Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations (STRT 6220)
  • Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Health Care Division
  • Boston Public Health Commission
  • Mass General Brigham, Office of the General Counsel
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Office of the General Counsel
  • Boston Children’s Hospital, Government Relations
  • NYU, Langone Health, Office of the General Counsel
  • Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
  • Greater Boston Legal Services, Elder, Health and Disability Unit
  • ACLU, Reproductive Freedom Project
  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • Disability Justice Caucus
  • Drug Law and Policy Society
  • Family Law and Juvenile Justice Society
  • Health Law Society
  • Human Rights Caucus
  • If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice


Certificates and Dual Degrees

Centers, Institutes and Programs

Representative Faculty