Director, Northeastern University School of Law Center for Health Policy and Law
Wendy E. Parmet is the George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, where she is the faculty director of the Center on Health Policy and Law. Professor Parmet is the author of over 100 law review and peer reviewed articles. Her books include Constitutional Contagion: How Constitutional Law is Killing Us (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press), The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy and the Case for Global Solidarity, co-authored with Patricia Illingworth (2017, NYU Press) and Populations, Public Health, and the Law (2009, Georgetown University Press). Professor Parmet is also Associate Editor for Law and Ethics for the American Journal of Public Health.
Professor Parmet clerked with Chief Judge Levin H. Campbell of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and practiced with a large law firm prior to joining the Northeastern faculty. She is a member of the boards of directors (and a past president of the board) of Health Law Advocates and Health Care for All. Previously she has served as secretary for the Public Health Law Association and as a member of the ABA’s AIDS Coordinating Committee and Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law.