Pitt Law alumna Bethany Hamilton (JD ’07) was selected as the new Director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership leads education, research, and technical assistance efforts to help every health organization in the United States leverage legal services as a standard part of the way they respond to social needs.
Bethany most recently served as Deputy Director, State Affairs at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), where she led projects to expand Medicaid, defend the Affordable Care Act, and strengthen health center enabling services. She has worked in every policy environment across the country—from local to federal, red to blue, rural to urban. Her policy leadership and savvy—grounded in community, equity, and social justice—will accelerate our opportunities to improve the systems and policies that most affect health and well-being.
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