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Benjamin Mason Meier & Averi Chakrabarti, The Paradox of Happiness: Health and Human Rights in the Kingdom of Bhutan, HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (in press).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Ryan Cronk, Jeanne Luh, Catarina de Albuquerque & Jamie Bartram, Monitoring the Progressive Realization of Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Frontier Analysis as a Basis for Human Rights Accountability, in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF WATER POLITICS AND POLICY (in press).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Adriane Gelpi, Matthew M. Kavanagh, Lisa Forman & Joseph J. Amon, Employing Human Rights Frameworks to Realize Access to an HIV Cure, 18 JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY 1-7 (2015).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Yuna Kim, Human Rights Accountability through Treaty Bodies: Examining Human Rights Treaty Monitoring for Water and Sanitation, DUKE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW (2015).

Matthew M. Kavanagh, Jennifer Cohn, Lynette Mabote, Benjamin Mason Meier, Brian Williams, Asia Russell, Brook K. Baker & Kenly Sikwese, Evolving Human Rights and the Science of Antiretroviral Medicine, HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (2015).

Daniel Gitterman & Benjamin Mason Meier, Why Policy Matters, in PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CURIOUS: WHY STUDY PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION? (Kishor Vaidya, ed., The Curious Academic Publishing: online, 2015).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Ana Ayala, The Pan American Health Organization & the Mainstreaming of Human Rights in Regional Health Governance, 42 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE AND ETHICS 356-374 (2014).

Benjamin Mason Meier, An Agenda for Normative Policy Analysis in the Study of Global Health Governance, in LAW AND GLOBAL HEALTH: CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES, VOLUME 16, 593-608 (Michael Freeman, ed., Oxford University Press: London, 2014).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Georgia Kayser, Urooj Amjad & Jamie Bartram, Examining the Practice of Developing Human Rights Indicators to Facilitate Accountability for the Human Right to Water and Sanitation, 6 JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE 159-181 (2014).

Benjamin Mason Meier & William Onzivu, The Evolution of Human Rights in World Health Organization Policy and the Future of Human Rights Through Global Health Governance, 128 PUBLIC HEALTH 179-187 (2014).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Georgia Lyn Kayser, Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Urooj Quezon Amjad, Fernanda Dalcanale & Jamie Bartram, Translating the Human Right to Water and Sanitation into Public Policy Reform, 20 SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ETHICS 833-848 (2014).

Benjamin Mason Meier, The Political Evolution of Health as a Human Right: Conceptualizing Public Health under International Law, 1940s-1990s, in ASSEMBLING HEALTH RIGHTS IN GLOBAL CONTEXT: CONTEMPORARY AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES 73-93 (Alex Mold & David Reubi eds., Routledge: London, 2013).

Urooj Amjad, Georgia Kayser & Benjamin Meier, Rights-Based Indicators Regarding Non-Discrimination and Equity in Access to Water and Sanitation, 4 JOURNAL OF WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE FOR DEVELOPMENT 182-187 (2013).

Lance Gable & Benjamin Mason Meier, Complementarity in Public Health Systems: Using Redundancy as a Tool of Public Health Governance, 22 ANNALS OF HEALTH LAW 224-245 (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Paul Henry Brodish & Meri Koivusalo, Human Rights Provide Justification for the Health in All Policies Approach, HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Making Health a Human Right: The World Health Organization and the United Nations Programme on Human Rights and Scientific and Technological Developments, 13 JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY 195-229 (2013).

Lance Gable & Benjamin Mason Meier, Global Health Rights: Employing Human Rights to Develop and Implement the Framework Convention on Global Health, 15 HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL 17-31 (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Georgia Lyn Kayser, Urooj Quezon Amjad & Jamie Bartram, Implementing an Evolving Human Right Through Water and Sanitation Policy, 15 WATER POLICY 116-133 (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Book Review, The World Health Organization Between North and South by Nitsan Chorev. Ithaca, NY, Cornell University Press, 2012, 128 POLITICAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY 206-207 (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Lance Gable, US Efforts to Realise the Right to Health through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 13 HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 167-190 (2013).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Kristen Brugh & Yasmin Halima, Conceptualizing a Human Right to Prevention in Global HIV/AIDS Policy, 5 PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS 263-282 (2012).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Caitlin Pardue & Leslie London, Implementing Community Participation Through Legislative Reform: A Study of the Policy Framework for Community Participation in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, 12 BMC INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS 15-40 (2012).

R. Chad Swanson, Adriano Cattaneo, Elizabeth Bradley, Somsak Chunhara, Rifat Atun, Kaja M. Abbas, Korina Katsaliaki, Navonil Mustafee, Benjamin Mason Meier & Allan Best, Rethinking Health Systems Strengthening: Key Systems Thinking Tools and Strategies for Transformational Change, 27 HEALTH POLICY & PLANNING 54-61 (2012).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Oscar A. Cabrera, Ana Ayala & Lawrence O. Gostin, Bridging International Law and Rights-Based Litigation: Mapping Health-Related Rights Through the Development of the Global Health and Human Rights Law Database, 14 HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL 20-35 (2012).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya, Health Care as a Human Right, in DEBATES ON U.S. HEALTH CARE 32-48 (Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Wendy E. Parmet & Mark A. Zezza, eds., Sage Publications: New York, 2012).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Global Health Takes a Normative Turn: The Expanding Purview of International Health Law and Global Health Policy to Meet the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century, THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY: YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE 69-108 (2011).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum, Perspective, The Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health: Establishing International Processes for State Reporting to an Independent Monitoring Body, HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL (2011).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Alicia Ely Yamin, Right to Health Litigation and HIV/AIDS Policy, 39 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 81-84 (2011).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Kristen Brugh, North Carolina and the Evolving Global Health Policy Agenda, 71 NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL JOURNAL 452-458 (2010).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Lance Gable, Jocelyn E. Getgen & Leslie London, Rights Based Approaches to Public Health Systems, in RIGHTS BASED APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH 19-30 (Elvira Beracochea et al. eds., Springer: New York, 2010).

Anja Rudiger & Benjamin Mason Meier, A Rights-Based Approach to Health Care Reform, in RIGHTS BASED APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH 69-86 (Elvira Beracochea et al. eds., Springer: New York, 2010).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Miriam Labbok, From the Bottle to the Grave: Realizing a Human Right to Breastfeeding through Global Health Policy, 60 CASE WESTERN RESERVE LAW REVIEW 1073-1142 (2010).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Ashley M. Fox, International Obligations through Collective Rights: Moving from Foreign Health Assistance to Global Health Governance, 12 HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS 61-72 (2010).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Global Health Governance and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights: Mainstreaming the Right to Health for Public Health Advancement, 46 STANFORD JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 1-50 (2010).

Benjamin Mason Meier, The World Health Organization, Human Rights, and the Failure to Achieve Health for All, in GLOBAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS 163-189 (John Harrington & Maria Stuttaford eds., Routledge: London, 2010).

Jocelyn E. Getgen & Benjamin Mason Meier, Correspondence, Ratification of Human Rights Treaties: The Beginning, Not the End, 374 LANCET 447 (2009).

Benjamin Mason Meier, James G. Hodge, Jr. & Kristine M. Gebbie, Transitions in State Public Health Law: Comparative Analysis of State Public Health Law Reform Efforts Following the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act, 99 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 423-430 (2009).

Ashley M. Fox & Benjamin Mason Meier, Health as Freedom: Addressing Social Determinants of Global Health Inequities through the Human Right to Development, 23 BIOETHICS 112-122 (2009).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Jacqueline Merrill & Kristine M. Gebbie, Modernizing State Public Health Enabling Statutes to Reflect the Mission and Essential Services of Public Health, 15 JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT & PRACTICE 284-291 (2009).

Jacqueline Merrill, Benjamin Mason Meier, Jonathan Keeling, Haomiao Jia, & Kristine M. Gebbie, Examination of the Relationship Between Public Health Statute Modernization and Local Public Health System Performance, 15 JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT & PRACTICE 292-298 (2009).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Ashley M. Fox, Climate Justice Through Collective Rights: Employing Human Rights for Environmental Health, in ADVANCING CLIMATE JUSTICE: TRANSFORMING THE ECONOMY, PUBLIC HEALTH AND OUR ENVIRONMENT (2009).

Reilly Anne Dempsey & Benjamin Mason Meier, Going Negative: How Reproductive Rights Discourse Has Been Altered from a Positive to a Negative Rights Framework in Support of ‘Women’s Rights’, in WOMEN’S GLOBAL HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS 83-96 (Padmini Murthy & Clyde Lanford Smith eds., Jones & Bartlett: Sudbury, 2009).

Annalijn Conklin & Benjamin Mason Meier, A ‘Vector of Rights’ Approach to Public Health: Towards an Intersectional Human Rights Framework for Considering the Prevention and Treatment of Harms to Girl Child Soldiers, 13 AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS 65-98 (2008).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Ashley M. Fox, Development as Health: Employing the Collective Right to Development to Achieve the Goals of the Individual Right to Health, 30 HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY 259-355 (2008).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Patricia Stone & Kristine M. Gebbie, Public Health Law for the Collection and Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections, 36 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL 537-551 (2008).

Kristine M. Gebbie, Benjamin Mason Meier, Suzanne Bakken, Olveen Carrasquillo, Allan Formicola, Sally W. Aboelela, Sherry Glied & Elaine Larson, Training for Interdisciplinary Health Research: Defining the Required Competencies, 37 JOURNAL OF ALLIED HEALTH 65-70 (2008).

Benjamin Mason Meier, James G. Hodge, Jr. & Kristine M. Gebbie, Report from the Field: Alaskan Public Health Law Reform, 33 JOURNAL OF HEALTH POLITICS, POLICY & LAW 281-293 (2008).

Kristine M. Gebbie, James G. Hodge, Jr., Benjamin Mason Meier, Drue H. Barrett, Priscilla Keith, Denise Koo, Patricia M. Sweeney, & Patricia Winget, Improving Competencies for Public Health Legal Preparedness, 36 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 52-56 (2008).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Advancing Health Rights in a Globalized World: Responding to Globalization Through a Collective Human Right to Public Health, 35 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 545-555 (2007).

Benjamin Mason Meier, James G. Hodge, Jr. & Kristine M. Gebbie, Contrasting Experiences of State Public Health Law Reform Pursuant to the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act, 122 PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS 559-563 (2007).

Susan M. Allan, Benjamin Mason Meier, Joan Miles, Gregg Underheim & Anne C. Haddix, Why and How States Are Updating Their Public Health Laws, 35 (supp.) JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 39-42 (2007).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Employing Health Rights for Global Justice: The Promise of Public Health in Response to the Insalubrious Ramifications of Globalization, 39 CORNELL INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 711-778 (2006).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Donna Shelley, The Fourth Pillar of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Harm Reduction and the International Human Right to Health, 121 PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS 494-500 (2006).

Benjamin Mason Meier & Larisa M. Mori, The Highest Attainable Standard: Advancing a Collective Human Right to Public Health, 37 COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 101-147 (2005).

Benjamin Mason Meier, Breathing Life into the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: Smoking Cessation and the Right to Health, 5 YALE JOURNAL OF HEALTH POLICY, LAW & ETHICS 137-192 (2005).

Benjamin Mason Meier, International Criminal Prosecution of Physicians: A Critique of Professors Annas and Grodin’s Proposed International Medical Tribunal, 30 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF LAW & MEDICINE 419-452 (2004).

Benjamin Mason Meier, International Protection of Persons Undergoing Medical Experimentation:  Protecting the Right of Informed Consent, 20 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 514-554 (2003).

Benjamin M. Meier, Reunification of Cyprus: The Possibility of a Foreign-Imposed Peace in the Wake of Past Failure, 34 CORNELL INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 455-480 (2001).


The Highest Attainable Standard: WHO, Global Health Governance, and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights, Defense, July 8, 2009.

The Highest Attainable Standard: WHO and the Contentious Politics of Human Rights, Proposal, March 6, 2008.