Helen Ryan is a JD candidate at Georgetown University interested in regulation and litigation concerning drugs, medical devices, biologics, and equitable health care access. Previously, she worked as program associate on the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Long-Acting Reversible Contracteption (LARC) Program, educating women’s healthcare providers about use of and counseling for intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants. In this role, she produced a CLE-accredited webinar series, exhibited at domestic and international medical specialty conferences, managed an update of ICD-10 and CPT LARC coding reference guides, and aided in the rollout of ACOG’s Postpartum Contraceptive Access Initiative.
During her law school education, Helen has externed with the Department of Justice’s Office of Vaccine Litigation, assisting with the processing of compensation claims filed with the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
Helen has a bachelor’s degree in global studies from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA.