July 26, 2007
The College of Law warmly welcomes two new tenure-track faculty in health law this year: Professor Leslie E. Wolf and Professor Jonathan Todres.
Leslie E. Wolf joins the faculty as an Associate Professor. An expert in public health law and human subject research law and ethics, Professor Wolf was previously at the University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center where she taught medical ethics and served on the Institutional Review Board and an advisory committee on stem cell research. While at UCSF, Professor Wolf was selected as a Greenwall Faculty Scholar, as part of a national program that enables junior faculty members to carry out original research on policy issues involving ethics and the life sciences. She received her JD degree from Harvard Law School, and MPH degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Professor Wolf teaches courses in public health law, HIV/AIDS and the law, and human subjects research law and ethics.
Jonathan Todres joins the faculty as an Associate Professor. With special interests in international health law and children's rights, Professor Todres previously taught at New York University and Benjamin N. Cardozo law schools. His research focuses on various aspects of health law and children's rights issues, particularly those related to trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Professor Todres received his JD from Columbia Law School. Before entering the legal academy, he was in private practice in New York and London, as well worked in international public health in Boston and Thailand. Professor Todres teaches courses in public health law, children's rights and the law, and international and comparative health law.