United States of America
Professor Seema Mohapatra is an expert in the areas of health care law, public health law, international family and health law, and bioethics. Her research focuses of various areas related to health care law and biotechnology. She often writes about the intersection of biosciences and the law, international family and health law, health care disparities in the United States, and informed consent. Professor Mohapatra has published and presented extensively about international surrogacy, egg freezing and assisted reproductive technologies, as well as access to health care services and treatments for underserved groups such as women and minorities. Professor Mohapatra has been invited to speak at numerous symposia, and has been asked to comment on her research by media outlets, including the New York Times, the Times of India, the Huffington Post, and National Public Radio. Prior to teaching, Professor Mohapatra practiced health law for several years at Sidley & Austin and Foley & Lardner. Professor Mohapatra received her JD degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Professor Mohapatra received her Master’s in Public Health from Yale University, and her Bachelor's Degree in Natural Sciences (with a minor in Women's Studies) from Johns Hopkins University. Professor Mohapatra’s recent articles have been published in the Wake Forest Law Review, Harvard Law and Policy Review, Harvard Journal for Racial & Ethnic Justice, University of Colorado Law Review, and the Nevada Law Journal, among others. Professor Mohapatra has also authored two chapters on international surrogacy laws.
Health Care Law Torts I and II Business Organizations Public Health Law Bioethics Women’s Health and the Law