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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, 26 DUKE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW 137 (2015).

Lance Gable, Ames Dhai, Robert Marten, Benjamin Mason Meier & Jennifer Prah Ruger, The Framework Convention on Global Health (Editorial), 9 GLOBAL HEALTH GOVERNANCE 3-6 (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.