John D. Kraemer, JD, MPH, is a Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and an assistant professor in the Department of Health Systems Administration. Trained in both public health and the law, John’s work at the O’Neill Institute focuses primarily on women’s and children’s health in sub-Saharan Africa. He also conducts scholarship on public health law and ethics, with a particular focus on the ethical and legal limits of governmental action to address health concerns. Finally, he has an interest in road safety for vulnerable road users in both low-income settings and Washington, DC. His current and past projects have been with the George W. Bush Institute, the United Nations Special Envoy for Malaria, and the District of Columbia government.
John is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law, and he works with the monitoring and evaluation team at Tiyatien Health, a non-profit providing clinical and community-based services in rural Liberia.
At Georgetown, John teaches graduate epidemiology, both at the School of Nursing and Health Studies and at the law school, and undergraduate health disparities, health law and ethics, and global health law.
John holds a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Infectious Diseases. He received his B.A.in Political Science from Baker University.