William Tilburg, JD, is Deputy Director of the Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy (LRC) based at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. William also serves as senior staff attorney with the Network for Public Health Law – Eastern Region. In both of these roles he provides technical legal assistance on a broad spectrum of public health issues to state and local legislators, health officials, and non-government organizations. William is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and University of Maryland School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on oral advocacy and health law and ethics. His focus areas include tobacco control, injury prevention and safety, obesity prevention, environmental public health, healthy and safe housing, and public health statutory and regulatory information.
William graduated with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he received an environmental law certificate. Prior to law school William spent several years working in asset management in Boston, MA. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History from Providence College in 2005.
J.D. University of Maryland School of Law, 2011
M.P.H. University of Maryland School of Public Health, 2017 candidate
B.A. (Honors Program) Providence College, 2005
Hodge, J.G., Weidenaar, K., & Tilburg, W.C. (2015). Legal innovations to advance a culture of health. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 43(4):904-12.
Frey, L., Tilburg, W.C. (2015). Child-resistant packaging for e-liquid: A review of US state legislation. American Journal of Public Health, 106(2):266-68.