Madeline Morcelle

Madeline Morcelle, HSPH

Madeline Morcelle, HSPH

Madeline Morcelle, JD is a Master of Public Health candidate in Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She holds a Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to serving as a Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute Fellow this year, Madeline is working with the Southern AIDS Coalition to develop a HIV/AIDS policy roadmap for the Southern United States (U.S.). She also serves as an Associate Editor on the Harvard Public Health Review. While studying law, Madeline served as a Summer Fellow at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School, where her research related to health reform, permanent supportive housing for people living with HIV/AIDS, and vaccination policy. She also clerked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and within nonprofit health systems in Texas and Virginia. At law school, Madeline founded the Alliance for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP), a coalition of students, faculty, campus health care providers, and local community-based organizations. ASAP developed and implemented programmatic and policy responses to sexual assault within the Washington and Lee community and lobbied state legislators on legislation relating to campus sexual assault. Madeline’s policy research interests include public health infrastructure in the Southern U.S.; housing and food as health care for people living with HIV/AIDS; and comparative health law. She is passionate about reducing health inequities through public policy innovation.