Robert L. Willett Family Professorship of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law
Pro to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
"I have taught and written about healthcare law and policy for 30 years and am an author of the most widely used health law teaching book. I believe strongly in the sacredness of life and am also a firm supporter of healthcare reform...
The Senate bill would cover 30 million uninsured Americans, thousands of whom will otherwise die prematurely every year from lack of health insurance. Health reform deserves the support of all who believe in the sacredness of human life."
"Abortion Debate Must Not Stop Healthcare Reform," The Hill, Mar. 11, 2010
Experts Individuals with MDs, DOs, PhDs, JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to health care; top-level federal government officials significantly involved in health care and related issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Affiliate Professor, Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004-present
Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2001-present
Distinguished Visitor, University of Toronto, Jan. 2008
Visiting Professor, University of Virginia, Fall 2007
Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine, Spring 2005
Baker & Hostetler Chair of Law and Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Health Services Management and Policy, The Ohio State University, 1992-2001
Visiting Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, Oxford University, 1988-1989
Professor, Ohio State University College of Law and College of Medicine, 1987-1992
Associate Professor, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Division of Hospital and Health Services Administration, 1986-1987
Associate Professor, Ohio State University College of Law, 1985-1987
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, College of Law, 1981-1985
Supervisory Attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, 1979-1981
Supervisory Attorney, Legal Services for the Mentally Disabled of Uptown, 1977-1978
Staff Attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, 1975-1976
Caseworker and Administrative Aide, Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services (Atlanta, GA), 1970-1972