Purdue Global Concord Law School to discuss health law with Illinois congressman in next Distinguished Speaker Series

LOS ANGELES — Concord Law School at Purdue University Global will present a live discussion titled “Health Law Today: A Congressman’s Perspective” for the next installment of its Distinguished Speaker Series at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) on March 8.

Martin Pritikin

The live webinar will be hosted by Concord Dean Martin Pritikin and feature guest speaker Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D.-Ill.), who serves the northwestern suburbs of Chicago.

Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (D.-Ill.)

Krishnamoorthi serves on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, and he is the founder and chairman of the bipartisan congressional caucus to end the youth vaping epidemic. Krishnamoorthi graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in mechanical engineering and a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy. He graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and clerked for a federal judge before practicing law in Chicago.

“Legislation and policy regarding public health and health care decisions obviously play a central role in everyone’s lives these days,” Pritikin said. “We are delighted at the opportunity to present a speaker who is a leader on health law issues at the highest levels of government.”

There are two registration links: one for students and alumni and one for others interested in attending.

The webinar can be viewed here.