Robert Greenwald, JD
Robert Greenwald is a Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the faculty director of the Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI), which houses the law school’s health and food law and policy clinics. In addition to teaching seminars in health and public health law and policy, for more than 25 years Greenwald has been engaged with law students in state and national research, policy development, and advocacy to expand access to high-quality health care for all, reduce health disparities, and promote more equitable and effective health care systems.
Prior to creating CHLPI in 2011, Robert served as the Faculty Director of the Legal Services Center, where he worked, in collaboration with others, to create an HIV Law Clinic, LGBT Law Clinic, Domestic Violence Law Clinic, Employment Law Clinic and Estate Planning Law Clinic. From 2000-2006, he served as a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and as the co-chair of its Access to Care sub-committee. He has served as a consultant to the federal government’s Health Resources and Services Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Board as well as numerous state governments and community-based organizations.
Greenwald received his B.A. from Vassar College in 1980, and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1986.