Aila Hoss

Rachaline Napier

Online Lecturer

Aila Hoss is a public health attorney and researcher. While in practice, she served as a staff attorney for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Law Program, where she worked to improve public health through the development of legal tools and the provision of legal technical assistance to state, Tribal, local, and territorial governments. This included supporting the agency’s Ebola Emergency Operations Center and responding to legal research requests on the Zika virus, vaccination law, Tribal public health law, among other topics. As a law professor at Indiana University McKinney School of Law, she taught health law and supported state policymakers on crafting effective legal interventions to respond to the opioid overdose crisis. She is currently a professor at a law school in Oklahoma. She is an active member of the Indiana bar.


University of Oregon, JD
Emory University, BA

Research Interests:

  • Public Health Law
  • Health Policy Development
  • Federal Indian Health Law
  • Tribal Public Health Law