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Leah Robbins Fowler

Research Assistant Professor
Health Law & Policy Institute

B.S., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Houston Law Center

Leah R. Fowler is a Research Assistant Professor and Research Director in the Health Law & Policy Institute. She conducts multidisciplinary, collaborative research on the ethical, legal, and social implications of health care innovations, including consumer health technologies, novel care delivery models, and public health interventions. Her scholarship appears in social science, bioethics, and legal publications. Her recent work is published or forthcoming in the American Journal of Law & Medicine, the Journal of Legal Medicine, Pediatrics, Northeastern Law Review, Health Promotion Practice, The Journal of Aging Studies, Theology and Science, and the American Journal of Bioethics.

Professor Fowler earned her Bachelor of Science with honors in International Health from Georgetown University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center. She is currently working on a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Prior to UH, Professor Fowler was the Health Policy Program Manager at Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy, where she maintains a designation as a Health Policy Scholar. Immediately after law school, she practiced law as a personal injury attorney.