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The Center's Directors

Frederick Levy, M.D., J.D.


Frederick Levy is the senior director of the Center for Medicine and the law and an adjunct Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine. In 2006, he created the nation’s first fellowship in Legal Medicine, which forms the precursor to the Center’s more fully expanded fellowship in Medicine and the law. His research interests are in the areas of the legal aspects of patient safety and tort reform. He has concentrated his research on the ways in which expanding cross disciplinary study can help to bridge the knowledge gaps between the disciplines of medicine and law.

Academic degrees:

Brandies University, 1978 (B.A.)
M.D, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1986. (M.D.)
University of Maryland School of Law, 1999. (J.D.)

See Dr. Levy's published research

Gregory Dolin, M.D., J.D.


Gregory Dolin is co-director of the newly created Center for Medicine and Law, an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Prior to joining the University of Baltimore School of Law, Dr. Dolin held a position at George Washington University Law School as a Frank H. Marks Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Administrative Fellow in the Intellectual Property Program.  He also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the late Hon. H. Emory Widener, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  He held a John M. Olin Fellowship in Law at Northwestern University School of Law, and has worked as an associate in the intellectual property group of Kramer, Levin, Naftalis, and Frankel LLP.

Professor Dolin’s research interest include biotechnology and intellectual property, innovation incentives and healthcare access, and healthcare ethics and policy.  He teaches Torts and Property, as well as Intellectual Property courses.

Academic degrees:

Johns Hopkins University, 1995 (B.A.)
Georgetown University Law Center, 2004 (J.D.)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2005 (M.D.)

See Dr. Dolin's publications