As a member of ASTHO’s State Health Policy team, Andy provides research, analysis, and legal technical assistance on a wide variety of public health law and policy issues. He also leads ASTHO’s state legislative tracking efforts to identify emerging laws and policies that impact public health and state health agencies as well as supporting peer networks for state health agency legal counsel and legislative liaisons. Prior to joining ASTHO, Andy was the associate director of the Network for Public Health Law – Mid-States Region at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law and his Master of Public Health at the University of Washington School of Public Health.