Ellen Lawton, JD is a Senior Fellow at HealthBegins and a national expert in the integration of legal professionals into the healthcare setting to address the social determinants of health. She helped found and then led the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at George Washington University. An expert in poverty law generally, she is internationally recognized for her leadership in developing the medical-legal partnership model and has published an array of articles describing this work in clinical and legal journals. 

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