We’re excited to introduce and welcome Wendy Parmet to our blogging community as a regular contributor.
Wendy is George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished Professor and Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law; she is also Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She is the author of Populations, Public Health, and the Law, published by Georgetown University Press in 2009, and with Professor Patricia Illingworth, Ethical Health Care, published by Prentice Hall in 2005, as well as numerous articles in medical journals and law reviews on public health law, health law, and disability law. She has taught Public Health Law, Health Law, Disability Law, Bioethics, Torts and Constitutional Law. Wendy is a member of the Board of Directors of Health Law Advocates and Health Care for All, a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the National Advisory Committee for the Public Health Law Research Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. from Cornell University.
Some of Wendy’s representative work includes:
- Populations, Public Health, and the Law
- Pandemics, Populism, and the Role of Law in the H1N1 Vaccine Campaign
- Dangerous Perspectives: The Perils of Individualizing Public Health Problems