Michelle Mello

Stanford University

Michelle Mello, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and Professor of Health Policy at Stanford University School of Medicine, conducts empirical research into issues at the intersection of law, ethics, and health policy.  She is the author of more than 250 articles on medical liability, public health law, pharmaceuticals and vaccines, and ethical and legal issues pertaining to biomedical research, data use, and artificial intelligence, among other topics. The recipient of a number of awards for her research, she was elected to the National Academy of Medicine at the age of 40.  Mello holds a J.D. from the Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Presentation (PPTX format): Retrenchment of Public Health Legal Powers: An Empirical Study of State Legislation and Judicial Decisions During COVID-19