Juliette McHardy is a fellow with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Centre.
Her fellowship focuses on the legal determinants of communicable disease prevention and management, as well as the issues of law and policy surrounding the promotion of good nutrition and regulation of unhealthy foods.
McHardy has spent two years with the World Health Organization’s Fiscal Policies for Health Unit focused on advancing health-promoting taxation and building national capacity for designing, passing, implementing and defending health tax measures. She has previously worked on issues of national and global health law, alongside those of human rights and international public law, as a legal research assistant with the O’Neill Institute, the University of Auckland, and the University of Hong Kong.
She holds a Masters of Global Health Law and International Institutions from Georgetown University and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, as well as a conjoint Bachelor of Laws and Arts (majoring in politics and international relations) from the University of Auckland. As part of her Masters, she completed legal research for Ipas and the Food and Agriculture Organization. During her undergraduate studies, she completed exchanges with the Georgetown University Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London and the University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law.