Susan A. Channick - California Western
Susan A. Channick
Professor of Law
Co-Director, Institute for Health Law Studies
CWSL Director, CWSL/UCSD Joint Master Degree in Health Law & Policy

Susan A. Channick
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101



B.A. Cornell University (1965)
J.D. California Western School of Law (1980)
M.P.H. Harvard University School of Public Health (2001)

Courses Taught
Health Law & Policy; Public Health Law; Law, Aging and Policy; Health Law Survey; Remedies; Contracts; Trusts & Estates; Estate Planning; and Community Property [Course Descriptions]



Professor Channick joined the California Western School of Law faculty in 1987.  After graduating from law school in 1980, she spent seven years in law practice in the areas of tax, business, and estate planning.  After teaching for a number of years in the transactional curriculum, Professor Channick became interested in the legal issues affecting health care and the elderly.  In 2000-2001, she earned a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard University School of Public Health with an emphasis in health policy.

Professor Channick currently teaches predominantly in the health law area and frequently speaks and participates in conferences devoted to domestic health law issues.  Her scholarly interests have been in health law issues relating to an aging population, access to health care, design and implementation of health care reform, and, most recently, issues of health care cost containment.

Professor Channick co-directs the CWSL Institute of Health Law Studes.  She is also the CWSL director of and a teacher in the joint health law master degree program, a collaborative degree program offered by California Western School of Law and the University of California, San Diego.  

Selected Publications

Law Review Articles