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Leonard A. Dwarica, Esq.

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Health Law

BA, St Peters College; MS, New York University; JD, Pace University School of Law

School of Law


LAWS 409

Drug and Device Law - Law Spring 2019

LAWS 345

Health Law - Law Fall 2018


Law School Academic

Phone Number

(203) 582-3879

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I am currently the Distinguished Practitioner in Residence-Health Law at Quinnipiac University Schoool of Law and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine. I am also Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy and Director of the Health Law Concentration. I teach courses in Healthcare Antitrust, Food and Drug Law, and Public Health Law. Prior to coming to Quinnipiac in 2001 I was the Senior Counsel for Bayer Corporation, where I advised on mattters related to the regulation of prescription drugs and medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic products. Previously, I was the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Techincon Instruments Corporation in Tarrytown, NY. I have also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace University School of Law in White Plains,New York and am a former Chair of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Courses Taught

Healthcare Antitrust, Food and Drug Law, Public Health Law

Significant Administrative Duties

Director, Center for Health Law and Policy; Director, Health Law Concentration

Work Experience

Senior Counsel, Bayer Corporation; Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Techincon Instruments Corportaion; Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace University School of Law.

Educational Background

J.D. Pace University School of Law M.S. Biology New York University A.B. Pre-Medical Sciences, St. Peter's College

Selected Publications

"Federal Preemption of Drugs and Devices - Consequences for Injured Patients" The Health Lawyer, Volume 25, Number 1, October 2012.

Research Interests

Criminal Prosecution of corporate officers; Hospital/Physician Joint Venture Mergers; Rights of patients injured by prescription drugs; Infringement of individual rights by implememntation of public health mandates.