Jennifer Lea Huer

Managing Director, Center for Health Policy and Law and Part-time Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences
  • Department of Health Sciences

Office: 202 Knowles Center
Phone: 617.373.5762

Ms. Huer is the managing director of the Center for Health Policy and Law within Northeastern University School of Law. Among other things, Ms. Huer oversees the vision and strategic plan for the Center, develops a robust portfolio of internal and external events, supports faculty and student research, and curates relationships and opportunities intended to impact policy-making, scholarship, and dialogue on issues including health law, public health law, social justice, care delivery and payment reform, and access to health and medicine. The Center’s overarching goal is to promote innovative solutions to public health challenges at home and around the globe. Before joining Northeastern University in 2016, Ms. Huer worked at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission in Boston, MA.



2014    LL.M.  Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA

2011    JD        University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA

2008    MA      Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

2005    BA      Canisius College, Buffalo, NY



2017    Grant Development, Grant Training Center

2011    Certificate in Family Law, University of Richmond School of Law


Areas of Focus:

  • Care delivery and payment reform
  • Alternative payment models (APMs)
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Reproductive justice and women’s health
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health information technology and privacy



  • The American Health Care System