Shelley Diehl Geballe JD, MPH
Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy) and Visiting Lecturer in Law
Attorney Geballe is a Lecturer in Health Policy at the Yale School of Public Health (teaching Health Disparities, Health Policy Practicum) and a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School (co-teaching the Legislative Advocacy Clinic). She also is the Distinguished Senior Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, an state research and advocacy organization she co-founded in 1995 and led as president for its first thirteen years. A graduate of Yale Law School (1976) and the Yale School of Public Health (1995), she practiced civil rights law for more than a decade, representing, among others, Connecticut's foster children in litigation against the state child welfare department, inmates with HIV/AIDS in litigation against the state department of correction, and school children with HIV/AIDS who were being excluded from the New Haven Public Schools. Her publications include Geballe, Gruendel & Andiman, Forgotten Children of the AIDS Epidemic (Yale University Press, 1995). She has consulted internationally on public health and AIDS law in China and South Africa, and has served on many state commissions and task forces on topics ranging from Connecticut's property tax cap to child and adult mental health services in Connecticut. Most recently, she co-founded and now serves as co-chair of the Board of Directors of a new non-profit that provides professional reporting about Connecticut government, policy and politics - www.ctmirror.org.
Education & Training
- Yale University School of Law (1976)
- Yale University School of Medicine (1995)