CHLPI Blog

Health Care Policy Research Assistants Needed (Paid Position)

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is seeking several research assistants to work on a time-sensitive and critical analysis of health care policy implementation in private insurance markets and the health insurance exchanges.  These positions are paid and will last until the New Year, with an option to extend.  Work/study eligibility is not […]

CHLPI Launches Groundbreaking Campaign to Enforce Health Care Rights for People Living With HIV In Seven States

In the face of highly restrictive and discriminatory health insurance plans within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces, the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) is undertaking a new advocacy campaign to enforce the health care rights guaranteed by the ACA for people living with HIV and other chronic […]

Harvard Law School to Launch Pilot Food Donation Program with Food For Free in Effort to Reduce Food Waste and Enhance Food Recovery

We are thrilled to announce that Harvard Law School will join the growing list of colleges and universities in Massachusetts and around the nation that donate excess foods to those in need, thanks to a new partnership with Cambridge-based Food For Free, a leading food recovery organization committed to rescuing food that might otherwise go […]

CHLPI and FLPC Welcome New Team Members, Caitlin McCormick-Brault and Lee Miller

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) and the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) are happy to welcome new team members. Cailtin McCormick-Brault joins CHLPI as Associate Director and Clinical Instructor, and Lee Miller joins FLPC as a Clinic Fellow. Read more about the new staff below.   Caitlin McCormick-Brault is […]

FLPC, in partnership with the Food Recovery Project, Launches “Leftovers for Livestock: A Legal Guide for Using Excess Food as Animal Feed”

In the United States, approximately 63 million tons of food is wasted every year. The natural resources used to produce that food, including water, fertilizer, and land, are also lost as a consequence of this alarming amount of waste. Furthermore, this wasted food typically ends up in landfills where, as it breaks down, it leads […]

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 […]

Reducing Food Waste Through Consumer Education, Part 1

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 As we waste food, we waste money. Overall, our nation wastes a total of 40% of all food produced. The problem of food waste is both a […]

How to Feed 350 Food Waste Experts

Originally published on Sustainable America’s blog and written by Katrina Kazda A rescued-food breakfast at the Save Food for People Conference In late June, nearly 350 entrepreneurs, practitioners, policymakers, and activists from across the country gathered at Harvard Law School for the Reduce and Recover: Save Food for People Conference to further dialogue on reaching a […]

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. […]

CHLPI Presents on Food is Medicine at the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

On May 25, 2016, team members from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation attended the 59th Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) Council Meeting, where CHLPI’s Faculty Director Robert Greenwald moderated the panel discussion “Food is Medicine: The Case for Integrating Food and Nutrition Services into Health Reform.” Panel participants were Dr. Sheri […]