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Jamille Fields Allsbrook, J.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
School of Law
Center for Health Law Studies


B.A, University of Missouri, 2008
MPH, Saint Louis University, 2013
J.D., Saint Louis University, 2013

Practice Areas

Professor Fields Allsbrook joined the SLU Law faculty in the Fall of 2023 after a decades long career in Washington, D.C., with experiences in both the federal government and various nonprofit organizations focused on reproductive health, rights, and justice, and health care reform and finance.

Most recently, Professor Fields Allsbrook served as the Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. OPA administers around $400 million dollars in grants annually, including through the Title X family planning program. She was also the Director of Women’s Health and Rights at the Center for American Progress, where she managed policy development, advised lawmakers, and conducted research and analysis. She has also held positions at Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the National Health Law Program, where she was an If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellow.

Professor Fields has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, and she completed a clinical teaching fellowship at the Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation.

Publications and Media Placements

Professor Fields Allsbrook's research and scholarship centers on advancing health equity for women, people of color, people with low-incomes, and young people. Professor Fields writing, research, and commentary has been featured in the Washington Post, Health Affairs, The Hill, and Essence Magazine, and she has made television and radio appearances on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Al Jazerra, and Telemundo, among other national, state, and local media.

Honors and Awards

Greater Washington Area Council for Lawyers, Inaugural Beacon Award (2021) (recognizing commitment to using the law in public service). 

Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice, External Advisory Board, 2018 - Present

St. Louis Mizzou Advisory Committee, 2023 - Present

If/When/How, Board Member, 2021 – Present  

National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Consumer Representative, 2021     

American Public Health Association, Law Section, Section Leader, 2019 - 2021                  

American Bar Association, Scholar and Women in the Profession – Vice Chair, 2017 - 2019