Aaron Kesselheim

Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law

(fall term)


Aaron Kesselheim is an Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Distinguished Visitor at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy. He is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as in the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.

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Rebekah Doyle

Education & Curriculum Vitae


M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, 2007

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2002

M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002

A.B., Harvard University, 1996

Courses Taught


  • Food and Drug Administrative Law

Aaron Kesselheim is an Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Distinguished Visitor at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy. He teaches Food and Drug Administration Law. An Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, he is also a faculty member in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as in the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, he leads the Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL), an interdisciplinary research core focusing on intersections among prescription drugs and medical devices, patient health outcomes, and regulatory practices and the law. He serves as a primary care physician at the Phyllis Jen Center at BWH.