The Health Law Society provides an opportunity for discussion and learning among students sharing an interest in legal issues relating to health law and policy. HLS seeks to assist students in increasing their understanding of legal, medical, and ethical issues relating to health law and policy through programs, speakers, community events, and other opportunities. HLS is open to all students.
Get to Know the 2022-23 Officers
Program: 3L Blended Learning
Hometown: Grew up in The Netherlands
Current Residence: Leawood, Kansas
What you are excited for as an HLS Board Member: I work as a full-time neurosurgeon and am excited to add my contributions to the HLS. This includes using my connections and resources to add value to the HLS and its members, but also to MHSL. I encourage all students to reach out with questions about HLS, how health law impacts my practice of neurosurgery, and how I hope to contribute to improve health care delivery in the U.S.
Year in school: 3L
Hometown: Sioux City, IA
Current Residence: Sioux Falls, SD
What you are excited for as an HLS Board Member: I’m excited to provide top-notch programming and to expand our opportunities for mentorship and relationship-building.
Year in School: 3L
Program: BAM, Full Time
Hometown: Monticello, MN
Current Residence: Ramsey, MN
What you are excited for as an HLS Board Member: I am most excited about creating new connections with my peers and professionals in the health law field, but also about being able to create health law related networking opportunities for other Mitchell Hamline students.
Year in school: 4L
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Current Residence: San Diego, CA
What you are excited for as an HLS Board member: The opportunity to be part of a unique program with diverse set of students who have a practical focus on what the real-world impact of their legal education will be to their future stakeholders.
Year in school: 3L
Program: Blended Program
Hometown: Iron Ridge, Wisconsin
Current Residence: Just moved from Des Moines, Iowa back to Wisconsin. We now live in Mayville, Wisconsin.
What you are excited for as an HLS Board member: As an HLS Board member, I am excited to engage with other MHSL students who may be interested in health law or simply curious how healthcare and the law intersect. We all have a story to tell and as part of my story—I am so thankful to those that have helped me along life’s journey to be able study the law. As a result of this positive experience, I firmly believe in serving and support others along their journey not only in law school but beyond. I am most excited about the programming opportunities we plan to offer this school year. Finally, I am thrilled to partner with other student organizations to exceed the needs of MHSL student body.
Connect with the Health Law Society
Regulatory Health Law Attorney Panel, March 2022
Welcome to the Health Law Institute, Sept. 13, 2021
Health Law Society Panel, Oct. 25, 2021
Health Law Career Panel, Nov. 20, 2019
Health Law Career Panel, April 4, 2019
Health Law Panel, Oct. 25, 2018
Health Law Career Panel, April 12, 2018
Health Law Society members joined the Public Health Law Center attorneys for speed networking in March 2017.
Health Law Society students volunteered to help community members in the Mobile Law Network to do some advance care planning in October 2016 at the Ramsey County Library.
The Student Health Law Society Officers shared information about basic legal rights at United Family Medicine’s Healthy West 7th Block Party in August 2016.
The Student Health Law Society donated diapers and wipes to the campus diaper drive in September 2016.