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.

  • Boston Globe Editorial Board Calls for Wider Access to Hepatitis C Drugs

    A July 29, 2016 piece from the Boston Globe’s editorial board calls for wider access to Hepatitis C (HCV) curative drugs. “Wider access to hepatitis C drugs is humane and pragmatic” highlights recent changes in Massachusetts and the MassHealth Medicaid program as the first step in eradicating HCV, and goes on to call for public education […]

  • CHLPI Litigation Director Quoted in Motley Fool on Hepatitis C Drug Pricing

    Originally written by Cheryl Swanson for The Motley Fool. Is your stomach ready for a big twist? Then you should know that the escalating battle over drug prices just got turned on its head. For the past couple of years, states and insurers have successfully blocked patient access to many game-changing drugs because of their sky-high […]

  • Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education, Part 2

    Written by Jabari Brown,  J.D. Candidate 2017 at the University of Oregon School of Law, and Summer 2016 intern in the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic Read the first part of “Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education” Consumer education that creates awareness around food waste consequences combined with information on recognizing and implementing […]

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