Sandra H. Johnson, J.D., LLM


Tenet Endowed Chair
Saint Louis University Schools of Law, Medicine and Public Health
St. Louis,Missouri
United StatesSandra H. Johnson, J.D., LL.M., holds the Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Law and Ethics at Saint Louis University. She holds faculty appointments in the University as professor of law and professor of health care ethics, and also holds faculty appointments as professor of law in internal medicine at the University’s School of Medicine and professor of health care administration at the School of Public Health. She served as Provost of Saint Louis University from 1998 to 2002. Professor Johnson is a co-author of the leading casebook and treatise on Health Law. The casebook has been used at over 100 universities in the United States, and the treatise has been cited several times by the United States Supreme Court. She also authored numerous articles in legal and medical journals and has served as a consultant to the Institute of Medicine, the American Bar Association, the television program ER, and other organizations. She currently serves as the Director of the Mayday Project on Legal and Regulatory Issues in Pain Relief at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. She is a Fellow of the Hastings Center and has received numerous awards in recognition of her work in health law and ethics, including the Distinguished Health Law Teacher Award from the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics and the Edmund Pellegrino Medal from the HEAL Institute. Professor Johnson received her law degree from New York University School of Law and her LL.M. from Yale Law School.