Marc A. Rodwin

Suffolk University Law School

Marc A. Rodwin is Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School. For the 2024-25 academic year he will be a fellow at the University of Strasbourg France, where he will conduct a comparative study of FDA and EMA policies on fast tracking drugs to market. Rodwin’s recent research is on and pharmaceutical pricing in Europe and the U.S., the No Surprise Act, pharmaceutical policy and conflicts of interest.

Rodwin is the author of Conflicts of Interest and the Future of Medicine: The United States, France and Japan (Oxford, 2011); and Medicine, Money & Morals: Physicians’ Conflicts of Interest (Oxford, 1993). Rodwin has testified before Congress and state legislatures and served on government commissions and advisory boards, including the Food and Drug Administration and the Indiana Commission on Hospital Antitrust. He has provided training on conflicts of interest related to pharmaceutical good governance for various nations under the aegis of the World Health Organization. He has participated in meetings of the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine and worked for the World Health Organization.

Rodwin has published in The New England Journal of Medicine; The Journal of the American Medical Association; Health Affairs; British Medical Journal; Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law; The Milbank Quarterly; The American Prospect; Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics; The American Journal of Law and Medicine; The Cambridge Quarterly for Health Care Ethics; the Food and Drug Law Journal and numerous law journals.

Rodwin has assisted consumer groups including the Consumer Federation of America, the National Partnership for Women and Families, and Consumer Coalition for Quality Health Care. He has worked as a consultant or expert witness on policy-related litigation involving fiduciary law, physicians’ conflicts of interests, competition law, and pharmaceutical issues.

Rodwin has been a recipient of several fellowships and grants including: Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Ethics Center Lab Fellowship; IMéRA Institute Fellowship/ SIRIC Chair; the Brocher Foundation residency fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, German Marshal Fund, Social Science Research Council/Abe Fellowship; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award, and the Pew Health Policy Doctoral Fellowship.

Prior to joining Suffolk University, Rodwin was Associate Professor at Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and before that, he was a lecturer at Tufts and Brandeis Universities. He has also practiced civil litigation in Boston law firms and worked as a consultant. Member, Phi Beta Kappa.

Rodwin has been a visiting faculty member or scholar at several universities in France and Japan. He has given talks at professional meetings and universities in France, Canada Japan, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Ecuador, Mexico, Tunisia, The Philippines, Oman and the U.S., including Harvard University, Yale University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of California, M.I.T., University of Virginia, and the RAND Corporation. He has participated in meetings sponsored by the American Bar Association, the National Academy of Sciences-Institute of Medicine, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, the American College of Physicians, the Health Care Financial Management Association, the National Health Policy Forum and other groups.