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Thematic Areas

Supporting the development of effective food and drug laws. The scope of our research includes food, drugs, biologics, and tobacco.

Focusing comparatively and internationally at the intersection of public health, law, and governance.

Innovating in research, programs, and policy to bring lasting, community-driven solutions to global health challenges.

Focusing on legal, regulatory, and policy responses to HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria. This area includes the development and implementation of legal preparedness instruments, such as the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations.

Advancing a public health approach to substance use disorders, including the opioid epidemic, through policies, practices, and regulations that promote evidence based treatment and recovery.

Examining the relationship of international human rights law and health outcomes, in particular the impact of litigation.

Serving as an intellectual and practical hub for innovative solutions to development challenges and works to mentor and train the next generation of international development law leaders.

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