Leo Beletsky JD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Health Sciences
Department 2: School of Law
Office: 40 Cargill Hall

Phone: 617-373-5540
Fax: 617-373-5056
Email: l.beletsky@neu.edu


Leo Beletsky, JD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment at the School of Law and BouvéSchool of Health Sciences, where he is also a faculty scholar with the Institute on Urban Health Research. Leo is an interdisciplinary social epidemiologist whose interest is in the role of law and law enforcement as structural determinants of health and the use of policy interventions to improve population health. With funding from the NIH, USAID, and Open Society Foundations, his domestic and international research spans drug policy, prevention of HIV and other infectious diseases, health and human rights, criminal justice policy, and evidence-based healthcare. Prior to joining Northeastern, Leo was an Assistant Professor with the Division of Global Public Health at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, where he retains an Adjunct appointment. 

Education/degrees:        JD, MPH

Certification:                   New York State Bar

Specializations:             Drug and pharmaceutical policy, HIV and other infectious disease, health and human rights 

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Publications: see http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=567550 

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