Lunch and Learn: Amara Azubuike

Amara Azubuike

Advocating for Health Equity: A Government Relations View…

Amara Azubuike
Director of Behavioral Health Policy and Advocacy, Boston Children’s Hospital

The Power of Your JD In An Interdisciplinary and Innovative World Lunch & Learn Series
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 1:00-2:PM (ET) | Hybrid Event

Advance registration: For in-person attendance, email Rhonda Rittenberg at r.rittenberg@northeastern. Virtual attendance register here.

Amara Azubuike is the director of behavioral health policy and advocacy at Boston Children’s Hospital where she is responsible for advancing the hospital’s behavioral health policy agenda at the local, state and national level to expand access to quality behavioral health care for all children. She works in close consultation with the Department of Psychiatry and also provides strategic direction and leadership to further the policy goals of the Children’s Mental Health Campaign. Before joining the government relations team, Azubuike worked in the Office of General Counsel at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she implemented and staffed the hospital’s first Medical-Legal Partnership program. Azubuike also served as an assistant attorney general at the Massachusetts Office of Attorney General Maura Healey and as a judicial law clerk for the Delaware Family Court. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the George Washington University Law School.

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Presented by Northeastern Law’s Office of New Markets and Center for Health, Policy and Law 

March 30, 2022

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm