Faculty & Staff



Lindsay Wiley
Professor of Law, Director of the Health Law and Policy Program


Lindsay F. Wiley is Professor of Law and Director of the Health Law and Policy Program at American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches health law, public health law, bioethics, and torts. Her research focuses on access to health care and healthy living conditions in the U.S. and globally. She is the author of Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint (2016) and Public Health Law and Ethics: A Reader (2018) (with Lawrence O. Gostin) and is currently working on Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Health Law Opinions (with Seema Mohapatra, forthcoming 2020). Professor Wiley is President of the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, a multidisciplinary educational and professional organization based in Boston with roots extending back to 1911. She is a former member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, an advisory group convened by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She received her AB and JD, magna cum laude, from Harvard, where she served on the Harvard Law Review, and her MPH from Johns Hopkins.



Lewis Grossman
Professor of Law, Co-Convenor, Health Law and Food and Drug Law Faculty Practice Group


Lewis A. Grossman joined the faculty of the American University Washington College of Law in 1997. He became Professor of Law in 2003 and served as Associate Dean for Scholarship from 2008 to 2011. He teaches, writes, and speaks in the areas of food and drug law, health law, American legal history, and civil procedure. Professor Grossman is coauthor (with Peter Barton Hutt and Richard A. Merrill) of Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials 4th ed. (Foundation Press 2014). He is at work on a book tentatively titled You Can Choose Your Medicine: Freedom of Therapeutic Choice in American Law and History.



Asha Scielzo

Associate Director, Health Law and Policy Program


 Asha Scielzo serves as the Associate Director of AUWCL's Health Law and Policy Program and as an Adjunct Professor of Law. In these leadership roles, Professor Scielzo assists with development of the health law and policy curriculum, recruitment of adjunct professors, expansion of health law externships, career counseling, career panels and other programming.  She advises the student-led Health Law and Policy Brief and Health Law and Policy Students Association. She founded and manages the annual AUWCL National Health Law Writing Competition and directs the annual Health Law and Policy Summer Institute.   She also teaches a wide range of courses on the subject of health care fraud and abuse, compliance, governance, and transactions.

Professor Scielzo brings over 15 years of large law firm practice experience to the classroom. As a practitioner, she concentrated her practice on health care regulatory counseling, with particular emphasis on fraud and abuse and reimbursement considerations and their impact on day-to-day operations, corporate compliance and governance, and transactions.

Professor Scielzo also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), the nation’s largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the health care field.  As Co-Chair of AHLA's Diversity+Inclusion Council, Professor Scielzo works to advance and promote diverse and inclusive participation within AHLA and more broadly across the health law bar.  From 2012 - 2016 she also had the privilege of chairing AHLA's annual Fundamentals of Health Law Conference.  Professor Scielzo is a frequent speaker and author in the field of health law, and serves as a mentor to numerous law students and young lawyers.


rebecca levine

Program Coordinator

Rebecca Levine is the Program Coordinator of the Health Law and Policy Program at American University Washington College of Law.  A 2018 AUWCL cum laude graduate, she expects to be barred in Washington, D.C. in July of 2019.  She graduated from Elon University cum laude in 2015 with a B.A. in sociology. 

Adjunct Health Law and Compliance Faculty