Sam Halabi is a senior scholar and visiting professor at the O’Neill Institute where he leads the institute’s Center for Transformational Health Law. He is also the senior associate vice president for health policy and ethics at Colorado State University and a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health as well as an affiliate researcher at Georgetown’s Center for Global Health Science and Security.
Halabi is the former Manley O. Hudson Professor and director of the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship at the University of Missouri. His work on international cooperation and data sharing in epidemic and pandemic preparedness has been supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Resolve to Save Lives, the Wellcome Trust, and the World Health Organization. Professor Halabi advises or has advised the COVAX Facility, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Global Virome Project, among other national and international organizations.
As the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics, he created a comparative framework to analyze the role of states, provinces, and territories in access to health care for First Nations, American Indian, and Alaska Native populations in Canada and the United States.
Previously, he practiced law at the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and clerked for Judge Nanette K. Laughrey of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.