Faculty Profile: Keegan D. Warren-Clem
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Keegan Warren-Clem, J.D., LL.M., is the founding director of Austin Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP). Through Austin MLP she works collaboratively with healthcare providers to improve health outcomes through legal assistance for patients and legal education for both patients and providers. Keegan also challenges local pediatric residents to explore connections between health, poverty, and unmet legal needs as part of the community pediatrics rotation. She frequently speaks and writes on the health-harming legal needs, the Affordable Care Act, medical privacy, and public health law. Complementing recent publications on public health law and policy, and the use of population health norms to understand outcomes of legal interventions, Keegan’s current research is on collaborative clinical policy-making in the wake of natural disasters. She is admitted to practice in Texas and is a member of the State Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers. Keegan earned her LL.M. in Health Law and Policy as the inaugural Southern Illinois Healthcare/Southern Illinois University MLP LLM Fellow, her J.D. from The University of Texas, and her B.A. from the University of Arkansas.