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Asha Scielzo

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Asha Scielzo

Lecturer in Law

Asha Scielzo is the Health Law and Policy Fellow for American University Washington College of Law’s Health Law and Policy Program.  A leader in the health law academic community, Professor Scielzo has assisted several law schools with the development of health law curricula for their JD, LLM, and Masters of Law programs. She teaches a wide range of courses on the subject of health care fraud and abuse, compliance, governance, and mergers & acquisitions. Professor Scielzo brings over 15 years of large law firm practice experience to the classroom.  As a practitioner, she concentrates her practice on health care regulatory counseling, with significant expertise in fraud and abuse and reimbursement considerations and their impact on day-to-day operations, corporate compliance and governance, and transactions. 

Professor Scielzo serves on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), and has also served for many years as the Chair of the Planning Committee for the annual AHLA Fundamentals of Health Law Conference.  She is a frequent speaker and author in the field of health law, and serves as a mentor to law students and young lawyers.

Prior to attending law school, Professor Scielzo worked as a health care strategy analyst at the Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C. With a background in science, Professor Scielzo co-authored several articles published in distinguished clinical journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association and Critical Care Medicine.  She earned her B.A. in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.