Dayna Matthew

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, Ph.D., is the William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of Law and the F. Palmer Weber Research Professor of Civil Liberties and Human Rights at the University of Virginia School of Law. She holds an appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences. Matthew is a Non-Resident Senior Scholar at the Brookings Institution, in the Economic Studies Department. Matthew worked as a Senior Advisor for the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Civil Rights, and as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, worked on Capitol Hill, helping to address public health disparities for disadvantaged communities. Professor Matthew cofounded the Colorado Health Equity Project a medical-legal partnership incubator; the Equity Institute Initiative, a community-engaged scholarship partnership; and she is the author of Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care.