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Center for Law and the Public’s Health

Clinic Faculty

Joanne Rosen
Joanne Rosen, JD, MA
Clinic Director

Joanne Rosen, JD, MA, is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her work focuses on the public health impact of laws that regulate abortion and reproductive health, and laws that regulate sexual intimacy and sexual orientation. She is also interested in the discrimination and stigma associated with these laws. Educated in Canada, Rosen obtained her JD and MA at the University of Toronto. She served as counsel to the Ontario Human Rights Commission in Toronto for 17 years, and specialized in human rights and administrative law. She was also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and an instructor in the Bar Admission Course.

Steve Teret
Stephen Teret, JD, MPH
Clinic Faculty & Founding Director

Stephen P. Teret, JD, MPH, is Professor of Health Policy and Management and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Law and the Public’s Health. He holds joint faculty appointments in Pediatrics and in Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. For over 30 years, he has developed and analyzed innovative ways for law to protect the public’s health. Teret has served as a consultant to the President of the United States, the Attorney General, the United States Congress, state governors and state legislators. He is the recipient of distinguished career awards from the American Public Health Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He earned his BA from St. Lawrence University, a JD from Brooklyn Law School, and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Anna Davis
Anna Davis, JD, MPH
Clinic Program Manager

Anna L. Davis, JD, MPH, is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She practiced law in Maryland for 17 years, focusing on family law, children’s rights, poverty law, and general civil litigation. Davis was also an Adjunct Clinical Law Instructor in the Clinical Law Office of the University of Maryland School of Law from 1996 to 1998. She is a member of the Bars of the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the Maryland Court of Appeals. Davis is rated as an AV Preeminent lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™. She earned a BA from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, a JD from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she was an Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Review, and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

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