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Sam Halabi

Sam Halabi


Law Fellow (2008 - 2010)

Selected Prior Projects
  • Global Tobacco Control

Professor Sam Halabi (HAL uh bee), J.D., M.Phil. is an O'Neill Institute Scholar and an Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa College of Law. Between 2008 and 2010, he served as a Fellow at O'Neill and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. In 2008, he assisted the Presidential Health Care Policy Working Group on approaches to international food and drug inspections. In 2010, Professor Halabi addressed a special committee of the United Nations on the relationship between decentralized health care systems and social inclusion as well as the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women on Egypt's compliance with the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. He currently serves as the 2014 Director of the O’Neill Institute’s Summer Program on Emerging Issues in Food and Drug Law. His recent policy work focuses on identifying and minimizing legal barriers to global vaccine availability. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Food and Drug Law Journal as well as a member of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics. His work has been published or is forthcoming in the Harvard International Law Journal, the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, the Michigan Journal of International Law, and the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, among others.

Selected Publications


Halabi, Sam F. "Participation and the Right to Health: Lessons from Indonesia." Health and Human Rights 11, no. 1 (2009): 49-59.