Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Leslie C. Allen, J.D. is a policy analyst that started working at Temple University and helped build the state authorization database. She now works at Legal Science, LLC. She has a passion for data-driven evaluations of the law and using technology to transmit and catalog the legal climate. She has been an integral part in designing a compliance engine for state authoritarian of educational institutions. While with Legal Science LLC, she created the state level datasets on state authorization laws for state institutions, private institutions, and SARA members. Allen graduated from Temple Law School in 2014 where she was the recipient of numerous public interest awards. Before law school, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with degrees in Economics and Philosophy
Heidi E. Grunwald, PhD is deputy director of the Center for Health Law Policy and Practice at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. She was previously an assistant vice president for research and strategic initiatives at Temple University, overseeing the financial planning of the pre-award research portfolio including the offices of Technology Transfer and Clinical Trials. She was also involved in large-scale research development and worked as liaison to the vice president for government and public affairs as the primary contact for all Temple University federal earmark requests. Heidi is also currently the Interim Director for the Institute for Survey Research at Temple University. She is also a founding member of Legal Science, LLC, a technology transfer spin-out from the Beasley School of Law. She holds a B.A. degree in mathematics, M.A. in mathematics education, M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Higher Education Administration, Research, Evaluation and Assessment.