Elizabeth Edwards is a Senior Attorney in the National Health Law Program’s North Carolina offices. In addition to working with the National Health Law Program’s litigation team to advance the health rights of low income and underserved individuals, Elizabeth’s work includes policy advocacy and legal education.
Elizabeth joined the National Health Law Program after five years with Disability Rights North Carolina, where she used the Medicaid Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and public policy to ensure equal access and community integration for individuals and groups, along with other ADA issues such as voting rights and accessibility..
A graduate of the law school at UNC-Chapel Hill, Elizabeth obtained her bachelor’s in environmental science and policy from Duke University. Despite the law degree, she remains an ardent Duke fan. Elizabeth is from rural North Carolina and often returns to play in the country, or at least get out to the area greenways and parks.