Laura C. Hoffman

Cleveland State University College of Law

Dr. Laura C. Hoffman is an Assistant Professor of Law at Cleveland State University College of Law (CSU Law) and a Co-Director of the CSU Law Center for Health Law and Policy.  Previously, Dr. Hoffman served as a Senior Research Fellow with the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.  Additionally, she worked as an Assistant Professor of Law/Faculty Researcher for Seton Hall University School of Law.  Dr. Hoffman has worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals as a contract Attorney Advisor through Data Federal Corporation.  Dr. Hoffman earned her S.J.D. in Health Law and Policy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law as well as a LL.M. in Child and Family Law.  She holds a second LL.M. in Law and Government from American University Washington College of Law, a J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame (cum laude). Dr. Hoffman’s legal scholarship has been published in the Notre Dame Journal on Legislation, the American Journal of Law and Medicine, the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, and Health Matrix: The Journal of Law-Medicine.  

Session presentation (PPTX): Putting the “Social” Into Social Determinants of Health: Why Policymaking for Improving Health Must Tackle Social Isolation and Loneliness