Mary R Anderlik

Health Law & Policy Institute


Mary R. Anderlik joined the Health Law & Policy Institute's full-time research faculty on September 1998, concentrating on the Institute's grant to study access to health care for persons with disabilities with The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research. Also, she works on various legislative research projects. Dr. Anderlik received an A.B., magna cum laude, in Russian Language and Literature from Bryn Mawr College in 1985, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1989, and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Rice University in 1997. Among other honors, she received the John W. Gardner Award for best dissertation in the Humanities and Social Sciences in 1997. She worked as a post-doctoral fellow in clinical ethics at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas prior to joining the Institute. She practiced law in Chicago for three years after graduating from law school.