Wendy E. Parmet is George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished Professor and Professor of Law at Northeastern University School of Law and program director of the law school's dual degree J.D.-M.P.H. program with Tufts University School of Medicine. She is the author of the Populations, Public Health, and the Law (Georgetown University Press, 2009) and with Professor Patricia Illingworth, of Ethical Health Care (Prentice Hall, 2005) as well as numerous articles in medical journals and law reviews on public health law, health law, and disability law.  She teaches Public Health Law, Health Law, Disability Law, Bioethics, Torts and Constitutional Law. Parmet is a member of the Board of Directors of Health Law Advocates and is on the Board of Directors of Health Care for All.  She is also on the ABA's AIDS Coordinating Committee and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She received her J.D.degree  from Harvard Law School in 1982 and her B.A. from Cornell University in 1979.