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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
M.P.H., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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, with special interests in consumer health technologies and digital health surveillance. Her scholarship is published or forthcoming in the Notre Dame Law Review, Northeastern Law Review,  the American Journal of Law & Medicine, the Journal of Legal MedicinePediatricsthe Journal of Adolescent Health, Health Promotion Practice, 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 also holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and is a member of the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health.

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.