Meghan Mead, JD

Legal Subject Matter Expert

Meghan Mead is a legal subject matter expert for the CoE-PHI and Deputy Director for the Mid-States region at the Network for Public Health Law. Meghan has expertise in data sharing and privacy laws, including extensive experience with HIPAA. Her other interests and areas of expertise include social determinants of health such as housing and food security, public benefits, guaranteed income, and housing instability and evictions.

Prior to her work at the Network, Meghan served as the Director of Law and Policy at New Mexico Appleseed, where she identified and successfully advocated for effective solutions to child and family poverty at the local, state, and federal level. She also spent almost a decade in private law practice providing regulatory and transactional legal advice to health care providers, including hospitals and medical groups. She is a graduate of Stanford Law School and received her undergraduate degree magna cum laude in history and economics from Mount Holyoke College. She is licensed to practice law in New Mexico and California.