Professor of Law
B.A., 1993, Hampshire College
J.D., 1998, Northeastern University School of Law
LL.M. in Health Law, 2002, University of Houston Law Center
Laura Hermer, J.D., LL.M., is a professor of law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN. Her current research focuses on changes in access to health coverage and care under the Affordable Care Act, with a particular focus on underserved populations. She is also developing a medical-legal partnership and associated coursework between the law school and United Family Medicine, a federally-qualified health center in St. Paul, in part through the support of a fellowship funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Prior to her appointment at Hamline Law, Hermer was an assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health and a member of the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and a research professor at the University of Houston Law Center.