Kimberly M. Rhoten, J.D.

Assistant Director

Kimberly M. Rhoten is the Assistant Director of the Public Health and Tobacco Policy Center. She is a lawyer and advocate, with experience in an array of social justice and advocacy movements, including gender based violence, rights of non-citizens, mental health advocacy, and tobacco control policy. In 2013, The University of Chicago Law School granted her the Public Service Initiative award to support her Research Fellowship at the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology in India, where she conducted research and produced legal scholarship on health as a human right. Following her fellowship, Kimberly continued with the Centre as Assistant Director. She currently volunteers as a pro bono legal advocate for the Pro Bono Network and serves as the Social Impact Director for the Digital Privacy Alliance. Kimberly received her J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, and also graduated from the University of Chicago’s Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy. She received a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley.