Rachel Sachs, MPH, JD

Resident Fellow

Associate Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law

Professor Rachel Sachs is a scholar of innovation policy whose work explores the interaction of intellectual property law, food and drug regulation, and health law. Professor Sachs’ scholarship has or will have appeared in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Michigan Law Review, and the Minnesota Law Review. Prior to joining Washington University, Professor Sachs was an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics and a Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School. She also clerked for the Honorable Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She received her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and a Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She received her A.B. in Bioethics from Princeton University.

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