Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

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

Darlene Huang Briggs

Darlene Huang Briggs, JD, MPH

Deputy Director, Act for Public Health Initiative, Network for Public Health Law


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 health officials, practitioners, and advocates in navigating changes to governmental authority to advance healthier communities for all.

Darlene began her career at a local county health department and has held law and policy positions at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Public Health Law Center, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.

Her work over the years with interdisciplinary teams, including consulting on regulatory science issues, has been centered around designing, enacting, and implementing equitable public health laws and policies. Darlene earned her B.S. from Colorado State University, M.P.H. from the University of Minnesota, and J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law.