Tim Westmoreland teaches law and public policy at Georgetown University. He has worked extensively on public health and health finance policy.
From 1979 through 1995, Professor Westmoreland served as Counsel to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment in the U.S. House of Representatives, under the chairmanship of Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA). From 1995 through 1999, he was the Senior Policy Fellow at the Georgetown Law Center's Federal Legislation Clinic. From mid-1999 through January 2001, Professor Westmoreland was the Director of the Medicaid program for the federal government, where he issued regulations on patients’ rights within Medicaid managed care organizations and on expanded eligibility for Medicaid. Professor Westmoreland has worked as counsel to the Advisory Committee on Tobacco Policy and Public Health and as an advisor to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
Among his many awards, Professor Westmoreland has received an Investigator in Health Policy Research Fellowship from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for his research on how the federal budget process affects health policymaking.
Professor Westmoreland earned a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.