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. 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.
  2. 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;.
  3. Ulrich MR. Law and Politics, an Emerging Epidemic: A Call for Evidence-Based Public Health Law. American Journal of Law and Medicine. 2016; 42(2-3):256-283. View Publication
  4. 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.
  5. 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;.
  6. Ulrich MR. The Impact of Law on the Right to Water and Adding Normative Change to the Global Agenda. George Washington International Law Review. 2015; 48(1):43-80. View Publication
  7. Ulrich MR. Health affairs blog post: challenges for people with disabilities within the health care safety net. Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics. 2015; 15(1):247-50. PMID: 25876384.
  8. Ulrich M. The duty to rescue in genomic research. Am J Bioeth. 2013; 13(2):50-1. PMID: 23391064; DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2012.754067;.
  9. Ulrich MR. Guidance from vaccination jurisprudence. Am J Bioeth. 2013; 13(9):40-2. PMID: 23952832; DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2013.813608;.
  10. Ulrich MR. With Child, Without Rights? Restoring a Pregnant Woman's Right to Refuse Medical Treatment Through the HIV Lens. Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. 2012; 24(2):303-336. View Publication
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