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Oliver Kim, Esquire

Adjunct Professor of Law


Oliver Kim is an adjunct professor with the University of Pittsburgh and a policy consultant with Mousetrap in Washington, DC. He has over fifteen years of federal and state legislative and policy experience, including serving as a senior health advisor to Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), as deputy director for the Special Committee on Aging under Chairman Bill Nelson (D-FL), and as a policy consultant to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. Oliver has written and spoken both domestically and internationally on aging topics. 

He received his BA from Indiana University, JD from University of Minnesota, and LLM with a concentration on employee benefits from the Georgetown University Law Center

Key/Recent Publications

“The Girl with the Cyber Tattoo: Gender equity & health technology,” Northeastern University Law Review (2020)

“Original Intent: Whether Recent Reforms Signal a Legislative Break from Marijuana Criminalization Under the Controlled Substances Act,” Chapman Law Review (2020)

“Cogs in the Machine: Two countries attempt to balance individualized concerns in the pursuit of public health,” Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2019)

“Trying & dying: are some wishes at the end of life better?” Dalhousie Law Journal (2019)

“Epilogue: What is the Future of Health and Medicine,” A History of Medicine (2018, 3rd Edition)

“Ebbs and Flows: Issues in Cross-Border Exchange and Regulation of Health Information,” Annals of Health Law (Feb. 2017)

Programs & Courses