Madeline Morcelle is a Reproductive and Sexual Health Attorney in the National Health Law Program’s (NHeLP) Washington, D.C. Office.
Before joining NHeLP, she served as Director of Public Benefits Law at the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ). In this role, she led the design and implementation of legal, legislative, and administrative advocacy strategies to protect and strengthen access to public benefits. She also served as a Fellow with the Mississippi Women’s Policy Institute. Previously, Madeline worked concurrently as a Staff Attorney at the Network for Public Health Law and Research Scholar at the Center for Public Health Law and Policy at Arizona State University, and focused her research, teaching, and practice at the interface of health and social justice. Prior, at the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, she advanced health care payment and service delivery reforms through policy development and legal analysis.
Madeline received her MPH in Health Policy from the Harvard School of Public Health, JD from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, and BA in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar and State Bar of Arizona (inactive). Madeline enjoys traveling, yoga, voracious reading, and spending time with her sassy black cat, Finn.