The UNH School of Law announced its new Health Law and Policy program Friday.
The health law program will bridge the University’s Law School in Concord, and College of Health and Human Services, in Durham.
It aims to align curricula with the state’s growing health sector.
Interim Law School dean, Jordan Budd, says while the school does a good job already placing lawyers, this will help it do better.
“It’s one of the areas of greatest growth in terms of employment of lawyers with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, and other changes within the last few years.”
The program will be led by Lucy Hodder, who stepped down as legal counsel to the Governor to take the job. She is charged with developing a certificate program in law and policy expected to launch next fall.