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.

Ethical Responsibilities of Physicians Who Care for Immigrants in Federal Immigration Detention
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (Co-PI)
PI: Sondra S. Crosby, MD
The Greenwall Foundation


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  1. Raifman J, Larson E, Barry CL, Siegel M, Ulrich M, Knopov A, Galea S. State handgun purchase age minimums in the US and adolescent suicide rates: regression discontinuity and difference-in-differences analyses. BMJ. 2020 07 22; 370:m2436.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32699008
  2. Mariner WK, Annas GJ, Huberfeld N, Ulrich MR. Public Health Law, 3rd Edition. Carolina Academic Press. Durham, NC. Carolina Academic Press. Durham. 2019.
  3. Ulrich MR. A Public Health Approach to Gun Violence, Legally Speaking. J Law Med Ethics. 2019 06; 47(2_suppl):112-115. PMID: 31298120
  4. Ulrich MR. Revisionist History? Responding to Gun Violence Under Historical Limitations. Am J Law Med. 2019 May; 45(2-3):188-201. PMID: 31722627
  5. Ulrich MR. Pregnant Women and Equitable Access to Emergency Medical Care. Am J Bioeth. 2018 07; 18(7):57-59. PMID: 30040561
  6. Wright, Megan S.; Kraft, Claudia; Ulrich, Michael R.; Fins, Joseph J. Disorders of Consciousness, Agency, and Health Care Decision Making: Lessons From a Developmental Model. American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience. 2018; 9(1):56-64.
  7. Ulrich MR, Mariner WK. Quarantine and the Federal Role in Epidemics. SMU Law Rev. 2018; 71(2):391-444. PMID: 30028114
  8. 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
  9. 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;
  10. Ulrich MR. Lincoln’s Promise: Congress, Veterans, and Traumatic Brain Injury. The Hasting’s Center Bioethics Forum. 2016.
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