Conversations with the Author

The Epstein Health Law & Policy Program regularly hosts conversations with the authors of works that focus on health law on the occasion of the publication of their new books. Our featured authors have topped the New York Times best seller list, been featured in the book review section of the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and other national pages. These authors spotlight issues ranging from women’s reproductive health to elder care to the interplay between modern medicine and religious beliefs. Past authors have included Michelle Oberman, Amy Ziettlow, and Paul Offit, MD. Below, watch Michelle Oberman discuss domestic and international issues affecting women's health, pregnancy and motherhood, and the effects of Latin America's War on Abortion and watch Paul Offit discuss "Bad Faith:  When Religious Values Undermine Modern Medicine.

Michelle Oberman

"Her Body, Our Laws"

Amy Ziettlow

"Homeward Bound: Modern Families, Elder Care, and Loss"


Paul S. Offit, MD

"Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine"