The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation is happy to welcomes Jamille Fields to the team as a clinical fellow.
Jamille joined the Harvard Law School Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation as a Clinical Fellow in August 2015. Prior to joining the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Jamille spent two years as the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Fellow placed at the National Health Law Program’s (NHeLP) Washington, D.C. office. At NHeLP, where Jamille also interned during law school, her work focused on increasing and defending access to reproductive health care, particularly for adolescents, and increasing access to care for women living with HIV. She also participated in monitoring ACA implementation and Medicaid defense advocacy.
As a research assistant to a health law professor during law school, Jamille drafted federal and state comments related to health care access, provided research for published law review articles, and assisted with class preparation for courses on health care law and grassroots advocacy. Also, during law school, Jamille was the Notes and Comments Managing Editor for the Journal of Health Law and Policy, and she was one of the top three national finalists in the White House StartUp America Policy Challenge for a proposal to improve diabetes care management.
Jamille is a licensed bar member in the state of Missouri. She received her J.D. and Master of Public Health degrees from St. Louis University’s Schools of Law and of Public Health in 2013. She also received then a Certificate in Health Law Studies. Jamille received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia in 2008.