Full Name
Meighan Parker, JD, MTS
Job Title
Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow, Lecturer in Law
University of Chicago Law School
Speaker Bio
Meighan Parker is a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Meighan is a health law scholar focused on the legal implications of novel telehealth and digital health technologies designed to democratize healthcare. More specifically, she studies the impact of these new technologies on the practice of medicine and access to care, especially in marginalized and vulnerable communities.

Meighan's article, tentatively titled, "Come As You Are?: Democratizing Healthcare through Black Church-Telehealth Initiatives" (job talk paper) is forthcoming in the Columbia Science and Technology Review.

Prior to joining the Law School, Meighan was a managing associate at Sidley Austin LLP and an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. Her practice focused on a wide range of regulatory and compliance issues encountered by pharmaceutical and medical device companies regulated under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and related laws.

Meighan received her BS in biology from Spelman College and JD from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she was the captain of the 2018 Health Law Transactional Moot Court team and an extern in the Special Litigation Section of the US Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. Meighan also earned a Master’s of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School, where she studied religion, ethics and politics and currently serves as a member of the Alumni/Alumnae Council.
Meighan Parker, JD, MTS