Faculty Experts - Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell

Professor of Law
Director of Clinical Programs
Director, Interdisciplinary Mental and Physical Health Law Clinic
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Areas of Expertise

  • Elderly Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Poverty Law


Professor Campbell can discuss the intricacies of health care law and poverty law from his four decades of experience in health law practice, policy advocacy, and teaching. He co-founded the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, which helps low-income individuals, seniors and people with disabilities access health care. Campbell can talk about the fluid situation of potential changes to the Affordable Care Act.  He can speak to problems encountered by poor people trying to access quality health care, and to the changing landscape of long-term care.


  • J.D., Temple University School of Law
  • B.A., Villanova University

Selected Professional Experience

  • Pennsylvania Health Law Project, Co-founder and Executive Director
  • Delaware County Legal Assistance Association (now Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute presenter
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Law

Selected Research

  • "Did I Do That? An Argument for Requiring Pennsylvania to Evaluate the Racial Impact of Medicaid Policy Decisions Prior to Implementation" (August 2011). 82 Temp. L. Rev. 1163 (2010) Villanova University School of Law Working Paper Series. Working Paper 166.

About Villanova

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