Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Ronda Esaw, JD

Ronda Esaw, JD Labor & Employment Attorney  Bio: Ms. Esaw is a trusted advisor and trial attorney. Her practice focuses on all aspects of the employment relationship, with particular emphasis on employment discrimination litigation in federal and state courts. She represents management clients in cases involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the … Read more

Nicholas Diamond, LLM, JD, MBE

Nicholas Diamond, LLM, JD, MBE Partner, Jackson Walker Bio: Nicholas “Nick” Diamond is a Partner at Jackson Walker LLP, based in the firm’s Houston, Texas, office. He is a regulatory lawyer with extensive, international experience counseling clients across the food, healthcare, life sciences, medical device, and technology sectors.   While his practice primarily focuses on … Read more

Maggie Davis, JD, MBE, PMP

Maggie Davis, JD, MBE, PMP Director, State Health Policy, ASTHO Bio: Maggie Davis is the Director of State Health Policy at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO). In this role she provides law and policy technical assistance, supports ASTHO’s Executive Leadership Forum and Legislative Liaison Peer Network, and oversees the organization’s state … Read more

Heather Burris, ME

Heather Burris, ME Division Chief, District of Columbia Department of Public Health Bio: Heather Burris is the Immunization Division Chief at the District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health). Heather joined DC Health in 2017 as the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Manager, and subsequently lead the COVID-19 Vaccine Planning and Distribution Team for … Read more

Darlene Huang Briggs, JD, MPH

Darlene Huang Briggs, JD, MPH, Deputy Director, Act for Public Health Initiative, Network for Public Health Law Bio: Darlene is the Network for Public Health Law’s Deputy Director for the Act for Public Health initiative. She provides collaborative leadership to Act for Public Health, which is a partnership of public health law organizations supporting public … Read more

Julia Barnes-Weise, JD, CPE

Julia Barnes-Weise, JD, CPE Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA) Bio: Julia Barnes-Weise is the Executive Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Alliances Accelerator (GHIAA), a non-profit organization that develops and promotes the use of tools and best practices for global health alliance formation. In this capacity she has also been … Read more