Marcia Boumil, MA, MS, JD, LLM



Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Assistant Dean, Conflict of Interest Administration
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts Medical Center
Director, JD/MPH Program


Tufts University School of Medicine
136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

Phone: 617.636.3575
Alternate Phone: 617.636.6670
Fax: 617.636.2166


MS in Public Health: Tufts University
MA in Psychology: Boston College
JD (Law): University of Connecticut School of Law
LLM (Law): Columbia University School of Law

Teaching Areas:

Health Law and Ethics
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Research Focus:

Conflicts of Interest in Academic Medicine
Medical Liability

Select Publications:

  1. Boumil, FDA Approval of Drugs and Device and Preemption of State Law: State Law Preemption of "Parallel" Tort Claims. J. of Health Law & Policy (Univ. of Maryland) (Winter, 2015).

  2. Boumil and Salem, Open Access Publishing in Scientific Journals (with Deeb Salem, MD). Qual. Mgmt in Healthcare (2014).

  3. Boumil and Curfman, On Access and Accountability: Two Supreme court Rulings on Generic Drugs. N. Eng. J.   Med. (2013)

  4. Off-Label Marketing and the First Amendment (N. Eng J. Med. 2012)

  5. Boumil and Hattis, Medical Liability in a Nutshell (West Pub. Co. 2011)