Demoz Aman Hamda is a student of the 2023-2024 LL.M. in National and Global Health Law. He is originally from Ethiopia.

Hamda is interested in health law and policy. Additionally, he is interested in working with organizations that strive to protect the right to health and understanding the global context of health policy and law.

Hamda has 15 years of experience as a legal advisor, consultant, legal drafter, and prosecutor. Prior to enrolling at Georgetown Law, he served as a legal advisor and tobacco control consultant for the Ethiopian Food and Drug Authority. Additionally, he worked as a tobacco control consultant for the World Health Organization. He also worked as a legal drafter and senior public prosecutor for the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice. Hamda is also a 2022 O’Neill Institute and Campaign for Tobacco-Free-Kids fellow for tobacco control law and policy.

He holds an LL.B. from Ethiopia’s Haramaya University and an LL.M. in Legislative Studies and Legal Drafting from Mekelle University. He was admitted to the Ethiopian Bar, where he received his license to practice law and was a member of the Lawyers for Human Rights Association and the Ethiopian Bar Association.

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