Academic, Policy Advocate (National)

Attorney and director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

Ellen Lawton, JD is a Lead Research Scientist for the Department of Health Policy in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. She directs the University’s National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership. She is also the lead advisor for Walmart’s signature pro bono medical-legal partnership initiative. She is chair of the board of directors at Health Imperatives and a member of the board of directors of Community Resources for Justice.

Ellen Lawton

Tags: Health Care, Medical-Legal Partnerships
Links: Link to bio | (Current as of: October 13, 2014)


PRESS/RESEARCH BY THIS PERSON

News Story

One reason so many veterans are homeless? They can’t afford lawyers.

Martha Bergmark, Ellen Lawton
Washington Post
July 8, 2016
Inner City Law Center's Homeless Veterans Projects provides Los Angeles veterans with wrap-around health care, case management and legal services to chronically homeless veterans who are high-need high users of emergency health services.

Op-Ed

Presidential Memorandum Draws Link Between Civil Legal Aid and Social Conditions of Health

Ellen Lawton, Joel Teitelbaum
Huffington Post
December 2, 2015
Presidential Memorandum draws connection between access to civil legal aid and the health of individuals and communities.



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