Daniel Orenstein, JD, MPH

Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute for Health Policy Studies

Daniel G. Orenstein, JD, MPH, received a law degree from Arizona State University (2011), an MPH in Health Policy from Harvard (2016), and a BA in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Arizona (2005).  Following law school, Dan served as Deputy Director of the Network for Public Health Law in the Western Region, providing technical assistance on a wide variety of public health legal issues. His general research interests are in the intersection of law, health, and behavior, with emphasis on how law and policy can positively influence health within established legal and ethical frameworks. Dan’s current research focuses on legal and public health considerations in cannabis policy, including emerging regulatory approaches, industry structure and behavior, and intersections with tobacco control.

Publications: 

Public Health Language for Recreational Cannabis Laws

UCSF: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

Orenstein DG, Glantz SA

From beginning to end: the importance of evidence-based policymaking in vaccination mandates.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Orenstein DG, Yang YT

Encyclopedia of Bioethics

Public Health: Law

Orenstein DG, Grad FL

When law is not law: setting aside legal provisions during declared emergencies.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Orenstein DG

Denialism and Its Adverse Effect on Public Health

Jurimetrics

Barraza L, Orenstein DG, Campos-Outcalt D

Legal responses to communal rejection in emergencies.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Weidenaar K, Meza N, Van Buren L, Wearne N, Penunuri K

Major trends in public health law and practice: a network national report.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Hodge JG, Barraza L, Bernstein J, Chu C, Collmer V, Davis C, Griest MM, Hammer MS, Krueger J, Lowrey KM, Orenstein DG

New Frontiers in Obesity Control: Innovative Public Health Legal Interventions

Duke Forum for Law & Social Change

Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Corbett A, Barraza L, White LC

Reconsidering the legality of cigarette smoking advertisements on television public health and the law.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Hodge JG, Collmer V, Orenstein DG, Millea C, Van Buren L

Alternative Models to Supplement Menu Labeling

NeXus Journal of Law and Policy

Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Millea C, White LC, Sorensen A

Congress, courts, and commerce: upholding the individual mandate to protect the public's health.

The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics

Hodge JG, Brown EC, Orenstein DG, O'Keefe S