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Ryan Meade Joins Loyola University Chicago School of Law to Head Regulatory Compliance Initiatives
CHICAGO, January 15, 2014 — Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce that Ryan Meade, an attorney and national expert in regulatory compliance, has joined the School of Law’s nationally recognized Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy as Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies. Meade, a partner at the Chicago law firm Meade, Roach & Annulis, LLP, and managing director of Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP, comes to Loyola with extensive experience in health care management and regulatory issues.
“At Loyola we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive learning experience,” said Larry Singer, director of the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy. “We could not be more pleased with this major expansion of our health law program to grow our offerings in the complex and ever-changing area of compliance law under the leadership of an expert like Meade.”
As director, Meade will oversee all compliance initiatives and curriculum for both online and campus courses.
“I am thrilled to be joining Loyola’s Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at such an exciting time,” said Meade. “There has been great progress made in expanding the role of the compliance professional in the last decade. I am both grateful for and humbled by this opportunity to assist Loyola in growing its exceptional program to include an expanded focus on regulatory compliance study.”
Meade brings to Loyola years of legal and consulting experience with a specific emphasis on health care compliance initiatives. He has written and lectured extensively on this topic, and teaches courses in health law and policy for Loyola University Chicago and Rush University.
Loyola’s Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy offers a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law and Master of Laws in Health Law online degree programs. For more information or to apply, visit LUC.edu/healthlaw.
About the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy
Established in 1984, the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law has evolved into a nationally recognized center dedicated to the education of health law leaders and policymakers, and to the study and furtherance of the health law field. Staffed with some of the most qualified health law faculty in the nation, Loyola’s health law program continues to expand into new areas of expertise. With more than 1,200 alumni worldwide and consistent recognition as one of the nation’s top health law programs, Loyola’s Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy truly educates the health law leaders of tomorrow.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and GraduateSchool. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S.News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.
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