Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

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

Renée Gentry, JD

Renée Gentry, JD

Director, The George Washington University Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic


Ms. Gentry is a leading expert on vaccine injury litigation in the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) with over 20 years of experience in all phases of cases from entitlement to damages and appeals. She chaired numerous conferences on Vaccine Injury Litigation and has been a featured speaker regarding the NVICP at Judicial Conferences, Vaccine Injury Litigation Boot Camps for New Practitioners and a Court of Federal Claims Brown Bag Series on the use of experts in the NVICP. 

Ms. Gentry is a founding member of the Vaccine Injured Petitioners Bar Association, where she served as President for four years. She is a member of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association and previously served on its Board of Governors. She was the 2020 recipient of the Court’s Golden Eagle Award. She is a member of the American Association for Justice and its Vaccine Group. 

In addition to her private practice, Ms. Gentry is the Director of the Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic at The George Washington University Law School, representing vaccine-injured children and adults in the NVICP, and a Distinguished Professorial Lecturer in Law. 

Ms. Gentry has been featured on NBC News (Washington DC), and in The New York Times, Bloomberg Law, Politico, Reuters and Health Affairs.

Ms. Gentry spoke on the following panels:

September 15, 2022 10:50AM-12:20PM — Vaccine Injury Compensation Inside the NVICP