Nicole Tuchinda

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Nicole Tuchinda (she/her/hers), L.L.M., J.D., M.D., is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Health Law Program at the College of Law of Loyola University New Orleans. She teaches Health Law, Disability and the Law, Children and the Law, and Torts. Her scholarship, which has been published in journals including New York University Law Review, focuses on preventing and healing childhood trauma; social determinants of health; education; disability; and health justice, including racial justice. She directed the Juvenile and Special Education Law Clinic at the University of the District of Columbia and was a founding co-fellow of the Health Justice Alliance, a medical-legal partnership clinic at Georgetown University Law Center. She was an associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP and Associate Chief Counsel for Enforcement at U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She has an LL.M. from Georgetown University; M.D. from Johns Hopkins University; J.D. from George Washington University; and a B.A. from Yale College.