Louis BrownLouis Brown is the Associate Director of the Center for the Law and Human Person. His professional calling in part is to advance the protection of human dignity in health care, to serve the sick and most vulnerable in society, and to empower young people to achieve the lifelong missions God has given them. Brown received a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law. After law school, he first worked as a private practice attorney for a firm where he practiced labor law and commercial litigation. He later served as associate director of social concerns for a state Catholic conference. While at the conference, among other efforts, he advocated for life-affirming health care policy, co-led a legislative coalition in favor of housing non-discrimination legislation, advocated for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, and sought to protect the social safety net for the poor. Brown went on to become a Congressman’s legislative counsel and his liaison to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. He also served as the Congressman’s primary health care staffer. In 2014, Brown joined a Catholic health care nonprofit, the Christ Medicus Foundation (CMF), whose mission is to share the healing love of Jesus Christ in health care. In 2017, Brown was appointed to serve at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) where he helped enforce federal civil rights protections for patients and human service recipients across the country. Brown returned to CMF in 2019 and now serves as its Executive Director. Brown currently serves as a board member for two Catholic medical entities. In winter semester of 2021, he served as a lecturer at the Columbus School of Law. Inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Thomas More, he believes the role of a virtuous lawyer is to build a civilization of love, truth, and justice.