I research law and the biosciences (genetics, neuroscience, medicine, and cognitive psychology). I also research medical ethics and the law.
- BA, History and Sociology of Science, Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania. Project: The Ethics of Elective Cosmetic Surgery: treatment or enhancement?
- JD, College of Law, University of Michigan
Teneille Brown is a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an adjunct in the Department of Internal Medicine/Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities (CHeEtAH). She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and completed three post-doctoral fellowships at Stanford, one in the Center for Law and the Biosciences, one on the MacArthur Project for Law and Neuroscience, and one at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Her research is highly interdisciplinary, and spans a wide range of issues at the intersection of law, genetics, neuroscience, medicine, and ethics. Her work has been highlighted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and on national NPR outlets. Professor Brown teaches Torts, Bioethics & the Law, Evidence, Current Issues in Law & Biosciences, and a recent seminar on the Opioid Crisis. She is on the Executive Committee for the AALS Evidence section and the Utah's Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Evidence.
Opinion: Of course hospitals in crisis mode should consider vaccination status, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/09/23/hospitals-ration-covid-vaccination-status/
Looming liability: Doctors, nurses on the pandemic frontlines are likely legal targets https://ksltv.com/473427/looming-liability-doctors-nurses-on-the-pandemic-frontlines-are-likely-legal-targets/
Why annual COVID-19 boosters may become the norm https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/why-annual-covid-19-boosters-may-become-the-norm (April 16, 2021)
Utah Counties are Suing Billion-Dollar Pharmaceutical Companies. What's Their Strategy?, KUER Interview (June 4, 2018).
Curbing Opioid Addiction, S.J. Quinney College of Law @theU (May 29, 2018).
Study of Judges Finds Evidence From Brain Scans Led to Lighter Sentences, New York Times (August 16, 2012)