Blair Inniss, J.D., M.A., is a senior staff attorney with the Network’s Eastern Region Office and is deputy director of the Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Government Relations Manager for the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling. In these positions, Blair works to advance public health policy across Maryland and the country through advocacy, coalition building, and legal epidemiology. Blair also supervises students enrolled in the Clinical Law Program working on public health law projects, and students working as externs and research assistants for the two centers.
Blair received her M.A. in Public Communication from American University in Washington, DC and is a 2013 graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she was a Leadership Scholar and earned a certificate in Health Law. After law school, Blair worked as a health policy analyst for the Maryland Department of Health where she gained experience in program and contract management as the state coordinator for Healthiest Maryland Businesses and worked on legislation and regulations for the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration. She also worked at The Hilltop Institute where she conducted legislative and legal analysis for state health agencies including the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and the Health Services Cost Review Commission.