Michael R. Ulrich, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management
Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
JD, University of Maryland

Michael Ulrich is Assistant Professor of Health Law, Ethics, & Human Rights at the Boston University School of Public Health. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of public health, constitutional law, bioethics, and social justice, with an emphasis on the role of law in the health outcomes of vulnerable and underserved populations. His writings have appeared in national and international journals, including SMU Law Review, Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, American Journal of Bioethics, Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, & Ethics, George Washington International Law Review, American Journal of Law & Medicine, and Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. Prior to joining the BU faculty, Ulrich was Research Scholar, Senior Fellow in Health Law, & Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, where he helped launch and run the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy at Yale Law School. He also served as a bioethicist in the Division of AIDS, at the National Institutes of Health.
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  1. Ulrich MR. Pregnant Women and Equitable Access to Emergency Medical Care. Am J Bioeth. 2018 Jul; 18(7):57-59. PMID: 30040561.
  2. Ulrich MR, Mariner WK. Quarantine and the Federal Role in Epidemics. SMU Law Rev. 2018; 71(2):391-444.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30028114.
  3. Ulrich MR, Mariner W. Quarantine and the Federal Role in Epidemics. SMU Law Review. 2018.
  4. Riley KE, Ulrich MR, Hamann HA, Ostroff JS. Decreasing Smoking but Increasing Stigma? Anti-tobacco Campaigns, Public Health, and Cancer Care. AMA J Ethics. 2017 May 01; 19(5):475-485. PMID: 28553905.
  5. Ulrich MR, Fins J, Wright M. Participating in Research While Under Guardianship? Implications of Current Law and Policy for Research on Persons with Brain Disorders and Disorders of Consciousness. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 2017; 27(1):43-70.
  6. Wright MS, Ulrich MR, Fins JJ. Guardianship and Clinical Research Participation: The Case of Wards with Disorders of Consciousness. Kennedy Inst Ethics J. 2017; 27(1):43-70. PMID: 28366903; DOI: 10.1353/ken.2017.0003;.
  7. Ulrich MR. Lincoln’s Promise: Congress, Veterans, and Traumatic Brain Injury. The Hasting’s Center Bioethics Forum. 2016.
  8. Ulrich MR. Law and Politics, an Emerging Epidemic: A Call for Evidence-Based Public Health Law. Am J Law Med. 2016 05; 42(2-3):256-283. PMID: 29086645.
  9. Ulrich MR. Health Care Consolidation and Social Justice–Unanswered Questions. Health Affairs Blog – New Health Care Symposium. 2016. View Publication
  10. Fins JJ, Wright MS, Kraft C, Rogers A, Romani MB, Godwin S, Ulrich MR. Whither the "Improvement Standard"? Coverage for Severe Brain Injury after Jimmo v. Sebelius. J Law Med Ethics. 2016 03; 44(1):182-93. PMID: 27256134; DOI: 10.1177/1073110516644209;.
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