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Christopher Mardesich
USC Gould School of Law

Christopher Mardesich

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 25, 2019




Chris Mardesich was appointed the chief compliance officer for Molina Healthcare, Inc., a NYSE-traded national health organization that specializes in government-sponsored health care programs, in 2015. Prior to this role, he was the deputy general counsel for Molina Healthcare. Mardesich has also held key positions in the legal, compliance, risk and regulatory departments at four other health plans focused on matters related to health plan, business and corporate operations, as well as direct delivery systems (ambulatory and hospital). In addition to his law and compliance work, he was a consultant/ancillary staff at the RAND Corporation (Institute for Civil Justice) from 2001 through 2004. Mardesich earned his JD from the University of Richmond School of Law and his MPH from the UCLA School of Public Health.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
January 28, 2023
Re: Jody David Armour

Professor Jody Armour was interviewed by the New York Times about the recent policy brutality incident that led to the death of Tyre Nichols. “It’s not just a Black and white issue, but a Black and blue one. And when you put on that blue uniform, it often becomes the primary identity that drowns out any other identities that might compete with it," Armour said.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Robin Craig
December, 2022

"Climate Adaptation in the United States." Frontiers in Marine Science 9 (2022) December. Special Topic: Ocean Governance and Climate Adaptation: Comparing Responses, Charting Future Courses.

Scott Altman
December, 2022

"Why Parents' Interests Matter." Ethics 133 (forthcoming 2023): 271.

Jonathan Barnett
December, 2022

"The China Innovation Challenge." Center for Strategic & International Studies interview, Washington, D.C.