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Area of Interest

Health Law

Explore the breadth and depth of the USC Gould School of Law’s faculty expertise, research impact, thought leadership, and academic program offerings in health law.




  • University Professor Emeritus, Scott H. Bice Chair Emeritus in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, Professor Emeritus of Law and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, and Founding Co-Director, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics
  • Director of Institute on Inequalities in Global Health
    Distinguished Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences and Law
    Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine
  • USC Vice Provost and Senior Advisor to the Provost; Of Counsel, USC Office of the General Counsel; UPS Foundation Chair in Law and Gerontology, and Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences
  • Orrin B. Evans Distinguished Professor of Law, and Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences

Faculty in the News

  • Doctors try a controversial technique to reduce the transplant organ shortage
  • Q&A with Aya Gruber: The link between law and feminism
    USC Today
  • Legal scholars worry Supreme Court may prioritize “politics” over “real stakes” in trans rights case

Recent Research & Scholarship

  • “Accountability and Addictive Wrongs,” (review of Nora Engstrom and Robert Rabin’s “Pursuing Public Health Through Litigation: Lessons from Tobacco and Opioids”), Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots).

    November 1, 2021
  • “Disclosure Among Child Abuse Victims” (with K. London and M. Eisen), Fourth Zoom Psychology and Law Symposium: Children in Legal Settings, Maastrict University, Maastricht, Netherlands.

    May 2, 2022
  • "Tribal Water Rights and Tribal Health: The Klamath Tribes and the Navajo Nation During the COVID-19 Pandemic," St. Louis University School of Law's Center for Health Law Studies' 34th Annual Health Law Symposium, Environmental Justice: At the Intersection of Climate Change and Public Health, Virtual, St. Louis, MO.

    May 2, 2022