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.

Academics

Faculty

  • 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
  • Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine, Director, Institute on Inequalities in Global Health
  • 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

  • Promote mental health awareness, services - Franklin County Times
    Franklin County Times
  • Against their will': A proposed law would make it easier to detain people with mental illness
    Los Angeles Times
  • A world gone mad: Schizophrenia and a journey through California's failed mental health system
    Los Angeles Times

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
  • “The Regulatory Shifting Baseline Syndrome: Vaccines, Generational Amnesia, and the Shifting Perception of Risk in Public Law Regimes,” Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics.

    May 2, 2022
  • “Use of global trait cues helps to explain older adults’ decrements in detecting children’s lies” (with Alison M. O’Connor, Micaela Wiens, & Angela D. Evans) 27 Legal and Criminological Psychology 48 (2022).

    March 1, 2022