Carmel Shachar

Harvard Law School

Carmel Shachar, J.D., M.P.H., is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Health Law and Policy Clinic at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School (CHLPI). Ms. Shachar focuses her scholarship on law and health policy, in particular the regulation of access to care for vulnerable individuals, the use of telehealth and digital health products, and the application of public health ethics to real world questions. Her work has been published in leading health and law journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Nature Medicine, and the Journal of Law and the Biosciences. She has co-edited several books, including “Innovation and Protection: The Future of Medical Device Regulation,” “Consumer Genetics: Ethical and Legal Considerations of New Technologies,” “Disability, Health, Law, and Bioethics,” “Transparency in Health and Health Care in the United States,” and “COVID-19 and the Law.”

Previously, Ms. Shachar was the Executive Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. Ms. Shachar graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Ms. Shachar currently serves on the board of the Fishing Partnership Support Services as well as on the Ethics Committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Presentation (PPTX format): Trading on the Brand: Crisis Pregnancy Centers and HIPAA