Paul Locke, an environmental health scientist and attorney, is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Locke is also the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Animal Law and Science at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College. Dr. Locke has an MPH from Yale University School of Medicine, a DrPH from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and a JD degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
At Hopkins, Dr. Locke leads an integrated public health research, practice and teaching program. His program focuses on research-to-practice initiatives to better protect public health, especially in advancing evidence-based in vitro toxicology and radiation protection policy at federal and international organizations. He has published widely in both law reviews and scientific and policy journals, and has developed three cross-disciplinary courses in environmental law and policy and animal law. Dr. Locke also directs the School’s Doctor of Public Health program in Environmental Health Sciences and a certificate program in Humane Sciences and Toxicology Policy.
As a member of the clinical trials initiative team, Dr. Locke is helping to better understand the laws, regulations and policies that frame clinical trials and human subjects research, and seeking opportunities to utilize rapidly evolving in vitro toxicological methodologies and other new techniques in clinical trial decision-making.
Dr. Locke is admitted to practice law in the state of New York and the District of Columbia, the Southern District Court of New York and is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court.