Daniel Orenstein , JD, Deputy Director, Network for Public Health Law - Western Region
Daniel G. Orenstein is Deputy Director of the Western Region Office of the Network for Public Health Law and is a Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He is also Lincoln Fellow for Ethics and Health Policy at the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at ASU and has previously served as an Adjunct Instructor for the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Prior to beginning his legal career, he worked in the tissue and organ transplantation services field in Phoenix, Arizona.
He has lectured and presented regularly on numerous topics across public health law and ethics, including vaccination policy, public health emergency law and ethics, health care reform, obesity control and prevention, and end-of-life legal and ethical issues. He has published several articles on these topics, including recent articles on the impact of scientific denialism on public health with respect to mandatory immunization requirements and water fluoridation initiatives and on the legal and ethical bases for presumed consent for organ and tissue donation.
He received his J.D., summa cum laude, with a Certificate in Law, Science & Technology from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and his B.A. with Honors, summa cum laude, in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Arizona.