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Brian J. Honermann

Brian J. Honermann

O’Neill Institute Associate

Brian Honermann, J.D. was an Institute Associate. Previously, he was a law fellow. He holds a J.D. from Fordham University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, he spent three years working for SECTION27, incorporating the AIDS Law Project in Johannesburg, South Africa. There, he focused primarily on health law and policy in the country and served on litigation teams challenging discriminatory policies against people living with HIV. He also co-taught classes on HIV/AIDS and the Law at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Brian is interested in global health law, health budgeting and financing and in strengthening public and private health systems to achieve the right of access to health care.

Selected Publications


Crowley, Jeffrey S, and B Honermann. "Bolstering State Efforts to Implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Key indicators and recommendations for policymakers and community stakeholders." amfAR (2015).


Kraemer, John D, Brian J Honermann, and Jason S Roffenbender. "Cyclists’ helmet usage and characteristics in central and southern Malawi: a cross-sectional study." International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 19, no. 4 (2012): 373-377.


Honermann, Brian. "Vindicating Science and Human Rights through the Courts." South African Journal of HIV Medicine 10, no. 1 (2009): 6-8.


Berger, Jonathan, Adila Hassim, Mark Heywood, and Brian Honermann, eds. The National Health Act: A Guide. Cape Town: Siber Ink CC, 2008.