Lawyer Detail

Corey Davis

Deputy Director & Staff Attorney

The Network for Public Health Law - Southeastern Region Office & the National Health Law Program

National Health Law Program
101 E. Weaver Street
Carrboro, NC 27516


Areas of Expertise

  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention
  • Health Equity

Available For

  • Referrals
  • Speaking Engagements
  • Technical Assistance



Publications and Research


Corey Davis, J.D., M.S.P.H., serves as the deputy director at the Network for Public Health Law's Southeastern Region and staff attorney at the National Health Law Program. Before joining NHeLP, Corey served as an employment rights attorney at Equality Advocates Pennsylvania where he represented lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals before administrative commissions and in state and federal courts. Prior to joining Equality Advocates Corey oversaw a street-based legal clinic sited at Philadelphia’s syringe exchange program. In both of these positions he provided direct legal representation as well as education, outreach and strategic advocacy. 

Corey has also worked for the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania and the Drug Control and Access to Medicines Consortium in both research and management capacities. He is the recipient of the International AIDS Society’s Young Investigator Award, given for empirical research on the effect of law and law enforcement practice on access to an evidence-based public health intervention, and has published in the lay and academic press. Corey received his B.S. from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, his M.S.P.H. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from Temple University, where he studied under Scott Burris. Corey is barred in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as various federal courts.


  • Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Rescue for Prescribers and Pharmacists – American Society of Addiction Medicine 46th Annual Conference. April 2015. 
  • Collaborating with Law Enforcement in HIV/AIDS Prevention: Officers' Attitudes on Syringe Access Programs in North Carolina – Society for Social Work and Research 19th Annual Conference. January 2015.