Director – Policy Surveillance Program
Lindsay K. Cloud is the director of the Policy Surveillance Program at the Center for Public Health Law Research (CPHLR) at Temple University Beasley School of Law. Her work focuses on the intersection of law and public health. She has overseen the creation of large-scale public health law research projects using legal epidemiology to scientifically analyze and track state, local, and international policies across various public health law domains, including the regulation of reproductive rights, affordable housing, minimum wage, earned income tax credit, civil commitment, and prior authorization policies for pediatric ADHD medications. In addition to managing the creation of CPHLR projects, Lindsay trains government agencies, policymakers, researchers, and other external organizations on the tools and transdisciplinary methods used in public health law research with an aim towards applying law as an intervention to influence better health, well-being, and equity. She serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law teaching courses in public health law and empirical legal research methods.
Prior to joining CPHLR, Lindsay served as a fellow for the Honorable Jacquelyn Frazier-Lyde of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. from Widener University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.