Law and Policy Analyst
CDC Program Coordinator

Andrew Kunka is a Law and Policy Analyst with Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research’s Policy Surveillance Program. Mr. Kunka works for the Policy Surveillance Program under an interpersonnel agreement with the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. He examines the regulation of health care providers and emerging health care delivery systems as well as researches, analyzes, and codes health laws for the creation of quantitative legal datasets in He also works on the development of policy rating guidelines and datasets related to laws on patient centered medical homes, public access defibrillators, nurse practitioner scope of practice and physician scope of practice.

Before working with the CDC and the Center, Mr. Kunka served as a legal fellow in Philadelphia Council President Darrell Clarke’s Bureau of Legislative and Policy Research and was a member of former Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s LGBTQ Advisory Concerns Commission. Mr. Kunka graduated from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 2011 with a JD degree, and received a Master of Arts in Public Affairs and Politics from Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy in 2012.

Mr. Kunka is admitted to practice law in New Jersey.