Joan Densberger, JD, LLM, MPH
Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management
Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights

JD, Boston College
LLM, Suffolk University
MPH, Boston University
BS, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Professor Densberger is Adjunct Associate Professor of Health Law at Boston University School of Public Health, where she has been twice awarded the Dean’s “Excellence in Teaching” award. She previously has served as corporate counsel (in-house) to a large health care system in Massachusetts as well as a major HMO in Minnesota. Professor Densberger is currently is employed by the United States Department of Labor as a Program Analyst in the area of health care fraud and abuse. She is a recipient of the Secretary's Honor Award in 2014. Professor Densberger also holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School.

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  1. Densberger JE. Patents for life forms: an inappropriate response to biotechnological advancement. J Bioeth. 1984 Fall-Winter; 5(2):91-115. PMID: 11649700
  2. Annas GJ, Densberger JE. Competence to refuse medical treatment: autonomy vs. paternalism. Univ Toledo Law Rev. 1984; 15(2):561-96.View Related Profiles. PMID: 11649779

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Boston College Law School: JD
Suffolk University Law School: LL.M
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth: BS
Boston University School of Public Health: MPH
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