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Karen Porter

Associate Dean for Inclusion & Diversity and Associate Professor of Clinical Law

(718) 780-7559
B.A., Yale College
M.S. New York University
J.D., Yale Law School
Areas of Expertise
AIDS Policy
Law and Medicine
Public Health Law


Karen Porter is the executive director of Brooklyn Law School's Center for Health, Science, and Public Policy and runs the Health Law Clinic. She has taught courses at Washington University Law School on law and medicine, and AIDS and the law, and she has authored numerous publications related to AIDS policy.

Prior to teaching, Professor Porter held a post-doctoral fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center/The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine. Her background also includes work as a senior policy analyst and staff counsel to the National Commission on AIDS.