Daniel Orenstein, JD, MPH

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Health Policy Studies
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MAMPH05/2016Health Policy
    Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZJD, summa cum laude05/2011Law, Science & Technology
    University of Arizona, Tucson, AZBA with Honors, summa cum laude05/2005Political Science; Sociology
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    Burton Foundation2011Distinguished Legal Writing Award - Law Student
    Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University2011Carey/Armstrong Prize for Achievement in Public Service
    Arizona State University2011Order of the Coif
    University of Arizona Department of Sociology2005Maynard L. Erickson Award for Outstanding Senior
    University of Arizona, Alpha of Arizona2005Phi Beta Kappa

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    Dan is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education with a focus on marijuana/cannabis policy. His current research centers on legal and public health best practices in cannabis policy, including emerging regulatory approaches, industry structure and behavior, and intersections with tobacco control.

    Dan was previously Deputy Director of the Network for Public Health Law - Western Region, where he provided technical assistance to federal, state, tribal, and local health officials; practitioners; attorneys; advocates; and others on a wide variety of public health legal issues. He also served as a Fellow and Adjunct Professor of Law for the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and as an Adjunct Lecturer for the University of Arizona's Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. In addition to his current research on cannabis policy, he has experience researching and teaching in multiple areas of health and public health law and policy, including health care reform, emergency preparedness, vaccination, and end of life issues.

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    1. Orenstein DG, Glantz SA.Public Health Language for Recreational Cannabis Laws. UCSF: Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education. 2018.
    2. Orenstein DG, Glantz SA. Regulating Cannabis Manufacturing: Applying Public Health Best Practices from Tobacco Control. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2018 Jan-Mar; 50(1):19-32. PMID: 29438634.
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    3. Orenstein DG.Voter Madness? Voter Intent and the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. Arizona State Law Journal. 2015; 47(2):391-419.
    4. Orenstein DG, Yang YT. From beginning to end: the importance of evidence-based policymaking in vaccination mandates. J Law Med Ethics. 2015; 43 Suppl 1:99-102. PMID: 25846177.
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    5. Orenstein DG, Grad FL.Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Public Health: Law. 2014; 2600-2610.
    6. Orenstein DG, Bettini LM.Flipping the Light Switch: New Perspectives on Default to Donation for Organs and Tissues. Annals of Health Law. 2014; 23(2):1-19.
    7. Orenstein DG. When law is not law: setting aside legal provisions during declared emergencies. J Law Med Ethics. 2013 Mar; 41 Suppl 1:73-6. PMID: 23590746.
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    8. Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Weidenaar K, Meza N, Van Buren L, Wearne N, Penunuri K. Legal responses to communal rejection in emergencies. J Law Med Ethics. 2013; 41(2):529-34. PMID: 23802903.
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    9. Hodge JG, Collmer V, Orenstein DG, Millea C, Van Buren L. Reconsidering the legality of cigarette smoking advertisements on television public health and the law. J Law Med Ethics. 2013; 41(1):369-73. PMID: 23581678.
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    10. Hodge JG, Barraza L, Bernstein J, Chu C, Collmer V, Davis C, Griest MM, Hammer MS, Krueger J, Lowrey KM, Orenstein DG. Major trends in public health law and practice: a network national report. J Law Med Ethics. 2013; 41(3):737-45. PMID: 24088165.
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    11. Barraza L, Orenstein DG, Campos-Outcalt D.Denialism and Its Adverse Effect on Public Health. Jurimetrics. 2013; 53(3):307-325.
    12. Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Corbett A, Barraza L, White LC.New Frontiers in Obesity Control: Innovative Public Health Legal Interventions. Duke Forum for Law & Social Change. 2013; 5(1):1-37.
    13. Hodge JG, Orenstein DG, Millea C, White LC, Sorensen A.Alternative Models to Supplement Menu Labeling. NeXus Journal of Law and Policy. 2012; 17:79-95.
    14. Hodge JG, Brown EC, Orenstein DG, O'Keefe S. Congress, courts, and commerce: upholding the individual mandate to protect the public's health. J Law Med Ethics. 2011; 39(3):394-400. PMID: 21871037.
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    15. Orenstein DG.Shaken to the Core: Emerging Scientific Opinion and Post-Conviction Relief in Cases of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Arizona State Law Journal. 2010; 42(4):1305-1330.
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