Nicolas P. Terry is the Hall Render Professor of Law at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He serves as Executive Director of the Hall Center for Law and Health. Professor Terry teaches Torts, Products Liability, Health Information Technology, Law & Science, and Health Care Quality.


Educated at Kingston University and the University of Cambridge, Professor Terry began his academic career as a member of the law faculty of the University of Exeter in England. He has served as a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and held visiting faculty positions at the law schools of Santa Clara University, the University of Missouri-Columbia, Washington University, and the University of Iowa. From 2000-08, Professor Terry served as co-director of Saint Louis University’s Center for Health Law Studies. From 2008-10, Terry served as the School of Law’s Senior Associate Dean.


Professor Terry’s research interests lie primarily at the intersection of medicine, law, and information technology. He is a permanent blogger at the HealthLawProf Blog and at Harvard Law School’s Bill of Health.


Recent Posts by Nicolas Terry

Questions About The FDA’s New Framework For Digital Health

Under a new administration, the FDA is experimenting with a new way to balance innovation and risk with emerging medical technologies.

August 16, 2017Health IT

Hearing Aids And The Sound Of Mobile Health Disruption

Health care incumbents are losing at the app game and it may be time to give more freedom to the forces of disruption. Recent developments in the markets for hearing aids suggest some answers and even a possible regulatory approach to the broader and burgeoning category of mobile health apps...

Should Health Lawyers Pay Attention To The Administration’s Privacy Bill?

Health care lawyers justifiably ignored the 2012 Obama administration consumer privacy framework because it expressly and broadly exempted entities subject to HIPAA, stating “To avoid creating duplicative regulatory burdens, the Administration supports exempting companies from consumer data...

March 13, 2015Health IT