Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she teaches courses on health care compliance, health law and ethics, health care fraud, and health policy and management in public health.
At Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College, she is an adjunct instructor of Health Law. Her current and recent projects include enhancing tribal legal preparedness for public health emergencies through the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project; co-authoring public health emergency law manuals and bench books for the District of Columbia and Louisiana; and examining the impact of laws and policies related to infectious disease outbreaks, access to primary care after Superstorm Sandy, the delivery and quality of health care services, health equity, and the social determinants of health. Before coming to Pitt Public Health, she was a health care attorney in Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and District of Columbia bars.