February 15, 2022

Purdue Global Concord Law School to discuss health law with Illinois congressman in next Distinguished Speaker Series

LOS ANGELES — Concord Law School at Purdue University Global will present a live discussion titled “Health Law Today: A Congressman’s Perspective” for the next installment of its Distinguished Speaker Series at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET) on March 8.

The live webinar will be hosted by Concord Dean Martin Pritikin and feature guest speaker Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D.-Ill.), who serves the northwestern suburbs of Chicago.

krishnamoorthi-raja Raja Krishnamoorthi (photo provided)
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Krishnamoorthi serves on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, and he is the founder and chairman of the bipartisan congressional caucus to end the youth vaping epidemic. Krishnamoorthi graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in mechanical engineering and a certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy. He graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and clerked for a federal judge before practicing law in Chicago.

“Legislation and policy regarding public health and health care decisions obviously play a central role in everyone’s lives these days,” Pritikin said. “We are delighted at the opportunity to present a speaker who is a leader on health law issues at the highest levels of government.”

There are two registration links: one for students and alumni and one for others interested in attending.

The webinar can be viewed here.

pritikin-m20 Martin Pritikin
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About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit purdueglobal.edu.

About Concord Law School

Concord Law School is part of Purdue University Global, a public, nonprofit school within the respected Purdue University system. Founded in 1998, Concord was the first U.S. law school to offer students a traditional law school program online, including interactive live classes, frequent testing with extensive feedback, and nationally respected faculty members. Offering rigorous, rewarding online degree programs, Concord provides students with a first-rate law school education that is affordable and reflects the needs of today’s employers, delivered in a convenient, highly supportive environment. For more information, please visit concordlawschool.edu.

Media Contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu

Source: Martin Pritikin


Note to Journalists: Photos of Raja Krishnamoorthi and Martin Pritikin are available on Google Drive.

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