Brian Honermann, J.D. is 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 currently working with Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health and Ministry of Health in Zambia on the development of a comprehensive National Cancer Control Strategic Plan with special emphasis on cervical and breast cancer as well as cancer monitoring through the national cancer registry.
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.