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Consortium on Law and Values
in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
316 Johnston Hall
101 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 625-0055 phone
(612) 624-9143 fax
consortm@umn.edu

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We are located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus.

  • Alicia Anderson
    Alicia Anderson
    (612) 625-7748

    Alicia Anderson is the Executive Office and Administrative Specialist for the Consortium. She provides administrative support and manages events, including registration and continuing education credits. Prior to joining the Consortium, she served as a Program Associate in the University’s College of Continuing and Professional Studies. Alicia is a graduate of Auburn University.

  • Melanie Burns
    Melanie Burns
    (612) 626-5624

    Melanie Burns is the Senior Administrative Director for the Consortium. She is responsible for fiscal management, strategic planning, and the coordination of grants. Prior to joining the Consortium, she served as Managing Director of the Chemical Theory Center, the Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center, and the Nanoporous Materials Genome Center, all in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota. Previous to that, she worked in research positions for MN State Colleges and Universities, Capella University, and the Humphrey School’s Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. She has a PhD in Political Science from the U of MN.

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    Matthew Tveter
    (612) 625-2948

    Matt Tveter is the Director of Strategic Communications and Outreach for the Consortium. He oversees all communications and marketing activities, including strategy, media relations and outreach. He holds a master’s degree in Strategic Communication from the University’s Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication. Prior to working for the Consortium, he led the University's communications efforts related to financial aid and worked for a public school district that focused on improving intercultural competency and student achievement.

  • Susan M. Wolf, JD, Founding Chair of the Consortium
    Susan M. Wolf, JD
    (612) 301-3905, (612) 625-3406

    Professor Susan M. Wolf is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy; Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law; and Professor of Medicine. She is Chair of the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences and Founding Director of the Joint Degree Program in Law, Science & Technology.