Amanda Sasser joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2023, and primarily represents the university, its hospitals and clinics, medical schools, and other health professional schools on health care issues.
Prior to joining the office, Amanda served as an attorney at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she provided legal technical assistance to the agency and state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments. Amanda has experience with legal issues in a wide range of areas including public health, healthcare, emergency preparedness and response, human rights, criminal and constitutional law, and grant compliance.
Amanda attended the University of Missouri, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, minors in psychology and Spanish, and a master’s degree in public health. Amanda graduated summa cum laude from DePaul University College of Law, where she earned a Juris Doctorate, as well as a certificate in international and comparative law.