News & Events

CHLPI hosts a number of health- and food-related events throughout the academic year and presents on its areas of expertise at conferences and events around the country.

Health Law

Students and staff in the Health Law and Policy Clinic develop cutting-edge policy recommendations at the state and national levels in both the legislative and regulatory arenas.

Food Law

The Food Law and Policy Clinic aims to increase access to healthy foods, prevent diet-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, and assist small farmers and producers in participating in food markets.


CHLPI staff and students author reflections, ideas, and critiques of topical health law and food law and policy issues.

  • 9/17 & 9/24 Events: Food Law & Policy Webinar and Coffee Shop Chat

    WEBINAR: Wed, Sept 17th 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Food Policy to Work for Our Communities Click here to Register This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 credit.TM As more and more people across the United States become aware of issues surrounding their food and the […]

  • CHLPI Welcomes New Clinicians Katie Garfield and Carmel Shachar

    The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation welcomes new staff clinicians Katie Garfield and Carmel Shachar to the team. Katie Garfield Clinical Fellow in the Health Law and Policy Clinic Katie joined the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation as a Clinical Fellow in September 2014. Katie earned her J.D. […]

  • Greensboro News & Record: Another reason to expand Medicaid in NC: Rising cost of treating diabetes

    September 3, 2014 The following editorial appeared in the Greensboro News & Record: Diabetes is a costly epidemic in North Carolina, and it is rapidly expanding. That’s a disturbing finding headlining a report by Harvard University researchers released earlier this year. While North Carolina is fortunate to be the focus of a diabetes study by […]

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