Ana Santos Rutschman

Ana Santos Rutschman, S.J.D., is an assistant professor at the Center for Health Law Studies and Center for International and Comparative Law at Saint Louis University. Rutschman has published and presented widely on topics related to health law, food and drug regulation, intellectual property, innovation in the life sciences, and law and technology. Recent presentations have covered topics related to vaccines and other biotechnologies, health-care blockchain, e-health, and artificial intelligence in medicine. Her legal scholarship has appeared—and more is forthcoming—in UCLA Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Arizona Law Review, Yale Law Journal Forum, University of Chicago Legal Forum, Michigan Law Review Online, Annals of Health Law and Duke Law and Technology Review, among others. Her peer-reviewed work has appeared in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences and the American Journal of Infection Control and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Her commentary pieces have been published by The Huffington Post and The Conversation and reprinted in Scientific American, Newsweek Japan, and news media in the United States, including the Chicago Tribune. Her book, Vaccines as Technology: Innovation, Barriers and the Public Interest, was published in April 2022.