Diana R. H. Winters

Director of the Health Law and Policy Program
Deputy Director of the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy

  • B.A., Brown University
  • M.A. (History), Harvard University
  • Ph.D. (American Studies), Harvard University
  • J.D., New York University

Diana Winters is the Director of the Health Law & Policy Program (HLPP) and the Deputy Director at the Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy at UCLA School of Law.  Her research interest lies in the intersection of food law and health law.

Before she moved to Los Angeles with her family in 2016, Winters was an Associate Professor at Indiana University McKinney School of Law.  Prior to that she was the Health Law Scholar Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Law and an Assistant Solicitor General at the New York Attorney General’s Office.  Winters holds a J.D. from New York University, a Ph.D. in American Studies from Harvard University, an M.A. in History from Harvard, and a B.A. from Brown University.

Winters has authored numerous articles and contributes to several blogs, including the Health Affairs blog.  Her most recent work includes “Retooling American Foodralism,” with Laurie J. Beyranevand, American Journal of Law and Medicine; “Restoring the Primary Jurisdiction Doctrine,” Ohio State Law Journal; “Food Law at the Outset of the Trump Administration,” UCLA Law Review Discourse 28; and “The Decentralization of Food Policy and Building a Stronger Food System, Law and Policy for a New Economy (Ed. Melissa Scanlan), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. (book chapter).