Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler

Brown University School of Public Health

Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD, MA, is Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health and of Family Medicine and Medical Science at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She teaches in the areas of health justice, public health law and ethics, health policy, and reproductive rights and justice. Her research and writing focus on the structural and legal determinants of health and health inequities, public health law and policy, women’s health, reproductive justice and family violence.

Professor Tobin-Tyler edited Poverty, Health and Law: Readings and Cases for Medical-Legal Partnership and co-authored with Joel Teitelbaum Essentials of Health Justice: Law, Policy and Structural Change, 2nd edition (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2022). Her scholarship has been published in multiple journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Public Health Reports, The Lancet, Health Affairs, The Harvard Journal of Health and Human Rights, Journal of Legal Medicine, and the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD from Northeastern University School of Law.