B.A., Yale; J.D., Georgetown; LL.M., Georgetown
Sara Hoverter is a staff attorney and adjunct professor at the Harrison Institute for Public Law, Georgetown University Law Center. Her area of concentration is health policy, including climate change and public health, Medicaid, state and federal health reform, improving school nutrition, and the use of community health workers to reach vulnerable populations. Past positions include:law clerk at the National Partnership for Women and Families, research assistant for the Center for Law and the Public’s Health, and program associate at the DC Appleseed Center. Recent publications include Human Health Impacts of Climate Change: Implications for the Practice and Law of Public Health, J. Law, Med. & Ethics, with Jill Krueger and Paul Biedrzycki (2015), Adapting to Urban Heat: A Tool Kit for Local Governments (2012), Compendium of Federal Programs with Potential for Use in Urban Heat Adaptation (Georgetown Climate Center, 2013), and guest editor, Legal Solutions in Health Reform, J. Law, Med. & Ethics, Symposium issue (Fall 2009).