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Margaret F. Riley

Margaret F. Riley is a professor at the University of Virginia with appointments in the Law School, the School of Medicine (Public Health Sciences) and as an affiliated faculty member of the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.  She received her J.D. from Columbia University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University.   She has written and presented extensively about health care law, biomedical research, genetics, reproductive technologies, stem cell research, human and animal biotechnology, health disparities and chronic disease.  She served on three National Academies committees: The Committees on Revisions to the Common Rule for the Protection of Human Subjects, Assessing Toxicological Risks to Human Subjects, and Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Reduce Prescription Opioid Abuse (consultant to the committee) and has advised the Food and Drug Administration and numerous committees of the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Medicine and the Virginia Bar.  She is the immediate past chair of the University of Virginia Faculty Senate and currently serves as the faculty representative on the Board of Visitors.