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.

  • CHLPI Attends American Diabetes Association 76th Scientific Sessions

    On June 13, 2016, CHLPI Clinical Instructor Sarah Downer presented to over 100 attendees at the American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions on policy and advocacy tools to address diabetes in low-income populations. In a session titled Improving Diabetes Outcomes in Low-Income Populations: When Food Access is the problem, Sarah joined Massachusetts General Hospital expert […]

  • CHLPI Presents at Food is Medicine Forum

    Clinical Instructor Sarah Downer recently presented CHLPI’s cutting edge food and healthcare advocacy work to over 400 attendees of the Food is Medicine Forum in Bangor, Maine. The Forum, sponsored by Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, brought together experts in food policy and leaders of innovative, solution-driven nonprofits from across the country to explore ways to address […]

  • CHLPI to Host Capstone Discussion for PATHS

    The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School will host Envisioning the Future of Type 2 Diabetes Policy: A PATHS Capstone Discussion in Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 20, 2016. The capstone discussion will bring together experts to shape and drive CHLPI’s next steps to advance a diabetes policy agenda. […]

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