Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler

Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD, MA, is assistant professor of family medicine and Medical
science at the Warren Alpert Medical School, and of health services, policy, and practice at the School of Public Health at Brown University. She teaches and consults in the areas of health justice, health law and policy, and medical and public health ethics. Her research focuses on the role of law and policy in the social determinants of health, community-based, and health system interventions that address health disparities, and medical-legal education.
Ms. Tobin-Tyler is a national expert in the development of medical–legal partnerships and is
senior editor of Poverty, Health and Law: Readings and Cases for Medical-Legal Partnership (Carolina Academic Press, 2011). Her book, Essentials of Health Justice (Jones and Bartlett, 2019), examines the legal, structural, and justice issues underlying health disparities. May 2020