Diane E. Hoffmann

University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Diane E. Hoffmann, J.D. M.S., is the Jacob A. France Professor of Health Law, Distinguished University Professor, and Director of the Law & Health Care Program at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law She received her law degree from Harvard Law School and her Master’s degree from Harvard School of Public Health. She is currently Chair of the Maryland Stem Cell Commission, Co-Chair of the US Association for the Study of Pain (USASP) Advocacy Committee, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Medical Regulation and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Center for Gut Microbiome Research & Education at the American Gastroenterological Association. She is the recipient of three NIH grants, most recently an R01 from the National Human Genome Research Institute to evaluate the regulatory framework for direct-to-consumer microbiome-based tests. Hoffmann has published numerous articles on health law and policy issues in legal journals as well as scientific and medical journals including Science, JAMA, the NEJM, and the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Presentation (PPTX format): Feminist Issues Emerging from the Regulation of Microbiome Research, Therapies and Diagnostics