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 Studies.
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