Erin Gilmer is an expert in health law and policy. As a patient advocate, has been involved in patient engagement initiatives around the country including as an ePatient Scholar for Stanford University’s MedicineX conference in 2012 and 2014, a patient reviewer for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and advisor for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She has also presented as a panelist at the DiabetesMine Innovation Summit and Partnerships With Patients conferences.
Ms. Gilmer received her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2008. She spent her last year of studies at the prestigious University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute. Ms. Gilmer graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado in 2005 with degrees in psychology and economics with an international emphasis and a minor in political science. As an undergraduate, Ms. Gilmer helped run the Emotion, Judgment, Decision, and Intuition Lab with Leaf Van Boven, Ph.D. in the University of Colorado Psychology Department.
Ms. Gilmer has also contributed to several publications including Health Law and Bioethics: Cases in Context and articles in the Journal of Experimental Psychology; Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law; Journal of Medicine and Ethics; the Texas Bar Journal; and IBM developerWorks.