The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

Alfonso  Lopez De La Osa Escribano

 

Email : alopezde@Central.UH.EDU

Alfonso López de la Osa Escribano is an Affiliate Scholar for the Center of U.S. and Mexican Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He obtained his Doctorate in Public Health Law at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, where he studied a DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) on Droit public comparé des Etats Européens (1997). He is a Professor of Administrative Law at the Complutense University of Madrid where he earned his Law Degree (1995) and Master’s degree in European Union Law (1996).

López de la Osa Escribano has taught in the Law Department of the Complutense University of Madrid, Instituto de Empresa Business School, and Public Law at the University of Pau et des Pays de l’Adour (UPPA). He is a lawyer in Madrid Bar doing Litigation before civil, criminal and administrative jurisdictions and an associate member of two research centers at the University Institut d’etudes lberiques et iberico-americaines and the Centre Pau Droit Public. He specializes in doctor-patient legal relationship and medical risk management related to Medical Malpractice Professional Insurance Law. He has written several works in the field of Public Law and Health law in France and Spain.

López de la Osa Escribano’s research focuses on Public Law, Health Law, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Law, studying both legal and bioethical aspects and their interactions with legal systems. His research also centers on fundamental rights and their enforcement to protect a major right to health, as well as medical malpractice liability systems.