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J.D., Harvard
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Health Law, Administrative Law


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Christina S. Ho

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Ho joined the Rutgers faculty in 2010 from the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Senior Fellow and Project Director of the China Health Law Initiative. She was previously Country Director and senior policy advisor for the Clinton Foundation’s China program. During the Clinton Administration, she worked on the Domestic Policy Council at the White House and later led Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s health legislative staff.

Professor Ho received her A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard College, her M.P.P from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School where she was articles editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Her core teaching and scholarly interest is health law and policy.


"Are We Suffering from an Undiagnosed Health Right 42 Am. J. of L. and Medicine ___ (forthcoming 2016).

“Exceptions Meet Policy Absolutism: Outlawing Governmental Underreach in Health Law,” Denver Law Review (forthcoming)

“Budgeting on Autopilot: Does Sequestration Lock-In Status Quo Majority Adantage?” Tulsa L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015)

“In Defense of Circular Reasoning: The Affordable Care Act and the Resilience of Law and Self-Reference,” 5 William & Mary Pol’y Rev. 1 (2014)

“Health Rights at the Juncture of State and Market: The People’s Republic of China,” in The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide: A Global Comparative Study (Colleen Flood and Aeyal Gross, eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

“China’s Health Care Reform: Background and Policies” in Implementing Health Care Reform Policies in China: Challenges and Opportunities 1 (Charles W. Freeman III and Xiaoqing L. Boynton eds., CSIS 2011), available at http://csis.org/files/publication/111202_Freeman_Implementing

“Identifying Gaps in International Food Safety Regulations” (with Benn McGrady), 66 Food & Drug L. J. 183 (2011)

“Health Care Reform and De Facto Federalism in China,” 8 China: An International Journal 33 (2010)

“The Social Face of Economic Growth: China’s Health System in Transition” (with Lawrence O. Gostin), 301 JAMA 1809 (2009)

“Backfiring in Race Relations and Markets,” 13 Stanford Law & Policy Review 323 (2002)