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Sam Halabi

Sam Halabi is an O’Neill Institute Scholar as well as an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law. During the 2017-18 academic year, he served as the Fulbright Canada Research Professor in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, Ontario. He is the editor (with Larry Gostin and Jeff Crowley) of Global Management of Infectious Disease after Ebola (OUP 2016) as well as Food and Drug Law in an Era of Globalized Markets (Elsevier Academic Press 2015). His work is published in JAMA, the Harvard International Law Journal, the Lancet, the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, and the Yale Journal of International Law, among others. He is also the co-chair (with Gian Luca Burci) of the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Working Group of the Global Virome Project. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School, an MPhil from the University of Oxford (St. Antony’s College) and a B.S., summa cum laude, from Kansas State University.


Viral Sovereignty, Technology Transfer, and the Changing Global System for Sharing Human Pathogens for Infectious Disease Research (Cambridge University Press 2020) (with Rebecca Katz)

Intellectual Property and the New International Economic Order: Oligopoly, Regulation, and Wealth Redistribution in the Global Knowledge Economy (Cambridge University Press 2018)

Global Management of Infectious Disease after Ebola (Oxford University Press 2017) (editor with Lawrence O. Gostin and Jeffrey S. Crowley)

Food and Drug Regulation in an Era of Globalized Markets (Elsevier Academic Press 2015) (editor)

Articles and Shorter Works

The Nagoya Protocol and the Legal Structure of Global Biogenomic Research, 45(1) Yale J. Int’l. L. ____ (2019) (with Rourke, Burci, and Katz)

Health Data and Privacy in the Digital Era, 320(3) JAMA 233-34 (2018) (with Lawrence O. Gostin and Kumanan Wilson)

Off-Label Marketing’s Audiences, 44 Am. J. L. & Med. 181-96 (2018)

The Drug Repurposing Ecosystem, 20 Yale J.L. & Tech. 1 (2018)

Stigma and the Structure of Title IX Compliance, 45(4) J. L. Med. & Ethics 558-68 (Jan. 10, 2018) (with Jenelle Beavers).

A Global Vaccine Injury Compensation System, 317(5) JAMA 471 (2017) (with Saad Omer)

Assessing the Relative Influence and Efficacy of Public and Private Food Safety Regulation Regimes: Comparing Codex and Global GAP Standards 72 Food & Drug L.J. 262 (2017) (with Ching-Fu Lin).

Zika and the Regulatory Regime for Licensing Vaccines for Use During Pregnancy,26(2) Annals of Health L. 20 (2017).

International Intellectual Property Shelters, 90(4) Tulane L. Rev. 903 (2016).

Collective Corporate Knowledge and the Federal False Claims Act, 68(2) Baylor L. Rev. 265 (2016).