Kimberly Cogdell Grainger

Professor of Law

BPLI Director

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Kimberly Grainger


J.D., University of North Carolina
M.P.H., University of North Carolina
B.S., Hampton University


Kimberly Grainger received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology from Hampton University. She received her Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health specializing in Health Policy and Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Professor Grainger teaches: Torts; Bioethics; Health Law; and Insurance Law. Her research interests include health care reform, emerging issues in bioethics, the use of DNA as scientific evidence and international development focusing on Afro-Latino populations.

Professor Grainger is the director and co-founder of the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Institute (BPLI). She is also the founder and director of the School of Law’s summer study abroad program.


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Contact Information

Office: 122
Phone: 919-530-6618
Fax: 919-530-6339