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Natasha H. Williams, Ph.D., J.D., LLM, M.P.H.

Title/s:  Adjunct Law Professor

Email: nwilliams12@luc.edu

CV Link: Natasha H. Williams CV


Dr. Williams has worked on public health issues focused on vulnerable populations including minority health, health disparities, prisoner re-entry, and drug treatment courts. Her current research focuses on the intersection of artificial intelligence, data bias,
and health disparities.

Dr. Williams served as the A. Leon Higginbotham Research Fellow in Social Justice at Harvard Law School from 2000 to 2002, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Health at the Johns Hopkins University Urban Health Institute from 2004-2005, and an H. Jack Geiger Congressional Health Policy Fellow from 2005-2006.

Dr. Williams is currently a legislative liaison at the National Institutes of Health.


BS, University of Maryland at Baltimore, May 1990
JD, George Mason University School of Law, May 1994
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, May 1995
PhD, Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, May 2003
Graduate Certificate, George Washington University, October 2010
LLM, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, May 2018

Program Areas

Public Health, Social Policy, Health Service Research

Research Interests

Prisoner Re-entry, Drug Treatment Courts, Artificial Intelligence, and Health Disparities

Courses Taught

Law 951 and 952 – MJ Thesis

Law 816 – Racial Justice in Health Care