SMU Faculty Experts

Nathan Cortez

Adelfa Botello Callejo Endowed Professor of Law in Leadership and Latino Studies
Associate Dean for Research
Dedman School of Law

Professor Nathan Cortez teaches and writes in the areas of health law, administrative law, and FDA law.  His research focuses on emerging markets in health care and biotechnology. He has become one of the world’s leading legal scholars on medical tourism, patient mobility, and cross-border health insurance.

His research also addresses mobile health technologies, how to regulate innovations that disrupt static regulatory regimes, the First Amendment restraints on FDA regulation (including FDA's graphic tobacco warnings), immigration federalism, and alternative modes of regulation.

Can Discuss:

  • Health law & technology
  • Medical tourism
  • Healthcare law
  • Immigration and health law
  • Medical technology and the law


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