Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy

Notable Past Authors

  • Paul Starr, Pulitzer Prize-winning professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. He is also the co-editor and co-founder of The American Prospect. In 1994 he founded the Electronic Policy Network, or Moving Ideas, which is an online public policy resource
  • Timothy McBride, health economist and health policy analyst
  • Dr. Jerry Menikoff, Director, Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), part of the Office of Public Health and Science, in the Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Susan Bartlett Foote, assistant professor at the School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota
  • Timothy S. Jost, Professor of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law and is co-author of Health Law casebook, and of a treatise and hornbook by the same thing
  • Robert Berenson, Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute
  • Walter Graham, Executive Director President and CEO, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Foundation
  • Stewart Simonson, former Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Len Nichols, Director for Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, Health Policy Analyst and frequent contributor to major media outlets including New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News.
  • Sara Rosenbaum, Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services

Joining Staff

Election to the staff of the Journal of Health Law & Policy is based on an application process and review that is conducted by the editorial board and faculty advisors in the spring semester each year.
To be eligible for the editorial staff:

  • Students must have completed two semesters of law school and both semesters of the Legal Research and Writing course.
  • The Journal of Health Law & Policy will hold an orientation meeting each spring to review the application process with students interested in applying.

During the first year on the staff, each member is required to write a publishable paper on a health law topic and selected members' papers will be published.