ADJUNCT LAW FACULTY
| S H O R T B I O G R A P H Y
Christie Hager is the former Chief Health Counsel to the Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and has returned to the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health, in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Previously, she served as Deputy Director of the Division of Public Health Practice at Harvard School of Public Health. She was Director of the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum from 1999-2003 at the Schneider Institute for Health Policy at Brandeis University’s Heller Graduate School, where she was appointed as the first Senior Fellow. Chris has served as Chair of the American Public Health Association’s Health Law Forum, and on the APHA Governing Council. She also served as President of the Massachusetts Public Health Association. Chris is a former Co-Chair of the Health Law Section of the Boston Bar Association, and is now Chair of its Ad Hoc Committee on Health Reform. She is also former Staff Vice-Chair of the Health Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures. She has held research positions on the staff of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Joint Committee on Health Care and on the editorial staff of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Chris is appointed to the faculty at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and at Suffolk University Law School, where she teaches courses on health law and state health policy. Her work has appeared in such publications as the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Law and Medicine.
Chris holds an A.B. from Smith College, a M.P.H. from the Boston University School of Public Health, and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. She is admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
AB, Smith College; MPH, Boston University School of Public Health; JD, University of Connecticut
Legislative Process in Health Care
| C O N T A C T I N F O
Ms. Christie Hager
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977