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Webinar: Immigrant Access to Health Coverage: Law and Policy
November 17, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The next Health Services and Behavioral Research webinar, “Immigrant Access to Health Coverage: Law and Policy” will be presented by Medha D. Makhlouf, JD.
Makhlouf is an assistant professor at Penn State Dickinson Law, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine and the founding director of the Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Clinic. Professor Makhlouf’s research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of health law, immigrants’ rights and poverty law and policy. The MLP Clinic aims to reduce health disparities and improve health in vulnerable communities through collaboration with medical providers and public health practitioners. Currently, the clinic focuses on representing immigrants with legal needs relating to access to health-supporting public benefits. Professor Makhlouf also teaches the Public Health Law and Law and Medicine courses. Prior to entering academia, Makhlouf worked in legal services (in the United States and abroad) and at a large law firm. She is a graduate of Yale Law School and Brown University.
Participants may also join the webinar by calling 929-205-6099, meeting ID 930 0157 8370. If prompted, enter passcode 492862.