“The Role of Advocacy in Occasioning Community and Organizational Change in a Medical-Legal Partnership,” 41 Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community 3 (with Kaston D. Anderson-Carpenter, Vicki L. Collie-Akers, and Jeffrey D. Colvin); “Integrating Social Workers into Medical-Legal Partnerships: Comprehensive Problem Solving for Patients” Social Work 2012 (with Jeffrey David Colvin and Brooke Nelson); “Poverty, Health and Law: Readings and Cases for Medical-Legal Partnership,” (Editorial Advisor) (Carolina Academic Press, 2011).
“Hunger, Homelessness, & Violence: Refining the Social History and Collaborating with Attorneys to Improve Patient Health,” panelist, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Kansas City, Mo. (July 31, 2011); “We Have Someone Who Can Help With That: Medical-Legal Partnerships,” Workshop for Directors of Family Medicine Residencies, Kansas City, Mo. (June 14, 2011); “Medical-Legal Partnership and the Impact on Community Health,” Healthy Indoor Environments Conference, Overland Park, Kan. (Oct. 8, 2010); “Medical-Legal Partnerships – the Lawyer is In: A Prescription for Improving Patient Health,” The Missouri Bar Judicial Conference and Annual Meeting, Jefferson City, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2010); “Legal Systems 101 for the Healthcare Provider,” panelist, Medical-Legal Partnership: Patients to Policy, 5th Annual National Summit, Baltimore, Md. (March 26, 2010).
J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, Junius L. Allison Legal Aid Award, Carl J. Ruskowski Clinical Legal Education Award 2005; B.S.W., University of Missouri-Columbia, magna cum laude, 2002.
Illinois 2005, Missouri 2006, Kansas 2013.
Corps Member, AmeriCorps Pro Bono Legal Corps, Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, 2006-2007; Director, Advocates for Family Health, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, 2006-2008; Director, Medical-Legal Partnerships, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, 2007-2012; Adjunct Professor, Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, University of Kansas School of Law, Fall 2010-Spring 2012; Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic, University of Kansas School of Law, 2012-present.