Micah Berman

Ohio State University

Micah Berman is the Stephen F. Loebs Professor in Health Services Management and Policy at The Ohio State University’s College of Public Health. He is also a Professor of Law at The Ohio State University’s Michael E. Moritz College of Law. His research explores the intersection between public health research and legal doctrine, with a focus on tobacco policy.  He is a co-author of The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed. 2022), and his research has been funded by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the National Cancer Institute, the World Health Organization, the American Heart Association, the Ohio Department of Medicaid, and other sources.

Prior to joining Ohio State, Berman established and directed policy centers in Ohio and Massachusetts that developed innovative model ordinances and provided policy support to state and local public health programs. He has also served as a senior advisor to the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products and as a visiting scholar at the WHO’s Center for International Cooperation on Tobacco Control (in Montevideo, Uruguay).

Presentation (PPTX format): Centering Law in Public Health Education