Shelley Geballe

Clinical Lecturer in Law


Shelley Geballe is a Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health where she teaches Public Health Law, Health Disparities, and the Health Policy Practicum.

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Shelley Geballe

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M.P.H., Yale School of Medicine, 1995

J.D., Yale Law School, 1976

B.A., University of Michigan, 1971

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Shelley Geballe is a Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health where she teaches Public Health Law, Health Disparities, and the Health Policy Practicum. She is also the Distinguished Senior Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, a state research and advocacy organization she co-founded in 1995 and led as President until 2008. In her legal practice at the ACLU of Connecticut, she represented, among others, Connecticut's foster children in litigation to ensure adequate care by the state child welfare department, inmates with HIV/AIDS in litigation against the state department of correction to provide adequate health care, and school children with HIV/AIDS who were being excluded from the New Haven Public Schools. She has consulted internationally on public health and AIDS law in China and South Africa, and has served on many state commissions and task forces on topics ranging from Connecticut's property tax cap to child and adult mental health services in Connecticut. Geballe received her law and public health degrees from Yale, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.