Introducing Joan H. Krause

We are pleased to introduce our newest contributor, Joan H. Krause, to Bill of Health.

Joan Krause PhotoProfessor Joan H. Krause is Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law; professor (secondary appointment) in the Department of Social Medicine, UNC School of Medicine; and adjunct professor of health policy and management in the UNC School of Public Health. She previously served as George Butler Research Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center, where she joined the faculty in 2001. From 1997-2001, Professor Krause was a member of the health law faculty at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Before attending law school, Professor Krause worked as a medical writer/editor in the pharmaceutical industry. After law school, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Following her clerkship, Professor Krause was an associate in the Health Practice Group of Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C., where her work focused on regulatory and administrative health care matters with an emphasis on health care fraud and abuse. She teaches a variety of health law courses, as well as Criminal Law for first-year students. Her research interests include Health Law, Criminal Law, and Women and the Law. Her co-authored book, HEALTH LAW AND BIOETHICS: CASES IN CONTEXT, was published in 2009.

Professor Krause received her B.A. with Honors in Political Science from Yale University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She received her J.D. with distinction from Stanford Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as Senior Articles Editor of the Stanford Law and Policy Review, as well as a Writer and Copy Editor for the Stanford Law Journal.

Representative Publications: 

  • Skilling and the Pursuit of Healthcare Fraud, 66 U. MIAMI L. REV. 363 (2012). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein]
  • Can Health Law Truly Become Patient Centered?, 45 WAKE FOREST L. REV. 1489 (2010). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein]
  • Following the Money in Health Care Fraud:  Reflections on a Modern-Day Yellow Brick Road, 36 AM. J.L. & MED. 343 (2010). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein]
  • Twenty-Five Years of Health Law Through the Lens of the Civil False Claims Act, 19 ANNALS OF HEALTH L. 13 (2010). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein,BEPress]
  • HEALTH LAW AND BIOETHICS: CASES IN CONTEXT (R. Saver, J. Krause, S. Johnson & R. Fretwell Wilson eds.) (Aspen Pub., 2009). [KF3821 .H4345 2009]
  • United States v. Krizek: Rough Justice Under the Civil False Claims Act (with T. Greaney), in HEALTH LAW & BIOETHICS: CASES IN CONTEXT 187 (S. Johnson, J. Krause, R. Saver, R. Wilson, eds., Aspen Publishers 2009). [KF3821 .H4345 2009]
  • Distorted “Reflections” of Battered Women Who Kill: A Response to Professor Dressler, 4 OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. 555 (2007). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRN,Hein]
  • Fraud in Universal Coverage: The Usual Suspects (and Then Some), 55 U. KAN. L. REV. 1151 (2007). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein]
  • A Patient-Centered Approach to Health Care Fraud Recovery, 96 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY 579 (2006). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHeinBEPress]
  • Regulating, Guiding, and Enforcing Health Care Fraud, 60 N.Y.U. ANN. SURV. AM. L. 241 (2004). [WestlawLexis/NexisSSRNHein]
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Professor Krause received her B.A. with Honors in Political Science from Yale University, where she graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received her J.D. with Distinction from Stanford Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as Senior Articles Editor for the Stanford Law & Policy Review. Before attending law school, Professor Krause worked as a medical writer/editor. After law school, Professor Krause clerked for the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. As an Associate in the Health Practice Group of Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. in Washington, D.C., Professor Krause’s work focused on regulatory and administrative health care matters, with an emphasis on health care fraud and abuse. After serving as an Assistant Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law from 1997-2001, Professor Krause became an Associate Professor at the University of Houston Law Center in 2001 and was appointed George Butler Research Professor of Law in 2005. She served as Associate Director and then Co-Director of the University of Houston Health Law & Policy Institute from 2003-2009. Professor Krause joined the faculty of UNC School of Law in 2009 and was named Dan K. Moore Distinguished Professor of Law in 2011. Professor Krause teaches the Health Law survey courses, Criminal Law, Fraud & Abuse, Women & Health Law, and a joint JD-MD seminar on Current Issues in Law and Medicine. Her research interests include health law, criminal law, and women and the law.