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The Summer Program is co-directed by Professors Lawrence Gostin and Allyn Taylor. The faculty of the Summer Program consists of other leading global health law experts from the O’Neill Institute, international institutions, such as the World Health Organization, World Trade Organization, academia, and legal practice.


Lawrence O. Gostin, an internationally acclaimed scholar, is University Professor, Georgetown University’s highest academic rank conferred by the University President. Prof. Gostin directs the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He served as Associate Dean for Research at Georgetown Law from 2004 to 2008. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public’s Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. See Full Bio »

Allyn Taylor, JD, LL.M., J.S.D., joined Georgetown University Law Center as a Visiting Professor of Law in 2007. She is also an adjunct professor of international relations at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. With almost twenty years of experience as a scholar and practitioner in the field, Dr. Taylor is recognized as a leading authority in global health law. See Full Bio »

O’Neill Institute Lecturers

  • Oscar A. Cabrera
    Institute Director, Visiting Professor of Law
  • Mark Dybul
    Co-Director, Global Health Law Program; Distinguished Visiting Scholar
  • Benn McGrady
    Project Director of the Trade, Investment and Health Initiative
    Adjunct Professor of Law

External Lecturers

We are delighted that the following renowned guest lecturers have confirmed their participation in the O’Neill Institute Summer Program:

  • Gian Luca Burci, World Health Organization
  • Simon Chapman, University of Sydney
  • George Hacker, Center for Science in the Public Interest
  • Laurent Huber, Framework Convention Alliance
  • David Jernigan, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Kelley Lee, Simon Fraser University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Madeleine McDonough, Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP
  • Matthew Myers, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
  • Eduardo Pisani, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations
  • Arnold Rosoff, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Leonard Rubenstein, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Jayashree Watal, World Trade Organization
  • Peg Willingham, United Nations Foundation
  • Derek Yach, PepsiCo