Judith Daar

Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University

Judith Daar is the Ambassador Patricia L. Herbold Dean and Professor of Law at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. Since assuming the deanship in July 2019, Dean Daar has helped establish the Center on Addiction Law & Policy and steward the largest gift made to the law school in its 130-plus year history. Dean Daar was formerly a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law and a Clinical Professor at the University of California Irvine, School of Medicine. Her academic career in the health law field focuses on emerging technologies in family formation. Dean Daar served as Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the largest reproductive medicine organization in the world. From 2002 to 2019, Dean Daar was a member of Medical Ethics Committee at UCI Medical Center. She was elected president of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics from 2009-11, where she also sat on the Board of Directors from 2006-2012. She is the recipient of three outstanding teaching awards, including the Jay Healey Distinguished Health Law Teacher of the Year awarded in 2015. In October 2013, she was awarded the Suheil J. Muasher, M.D. Distinguished Service Award by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Her volunteer service includes roles with Cincinnati Dress for Success, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, Kentucky Bar Foundation and St. Elizabeth Medical Center Medical Ethics Committee.

Presentation (PDF format): The Alabama Supreme Court’s Chat with America About IVF