Ryan D. Meade
Title/s: Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies
Specialty Area: Health Law
Ryan Meade is the Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He focuses his work within the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy on courses addressing both long-standing and emerging regulatory challenges for health care organizations. He supervises LLM student theses dealing with regulatory compliance and compliance programs, and he assists the Institute in outreach to health care associations supporting compliance programs.
Professor Meade focuses his legal practice on Medicare and Medicaid compliance, clinical research regulatory law, privacy and security of health information, and the organizational integration of compliance programs.
Professor Meade has been active within the health care industry promoting the adoption of compliance programs and educating industry leaders. He serves on the faculty of the Health Care Compliance Association’s Compliance (HCCA) Academy, where he teaches “Stark/Anti-kickback, “Auditing & Monitoring,” and various research regulatory topics. He co-chairs HCCA’s annual Research Compliance Conference. He is a member of the advisory boards and an exam writer for the Compliance Certification Board’s Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and Certification in Research Healthcare Compliance (CHRC). He has served on the advisory board of the CMS Compliance Effectiveness Pilot Project.
He has practiced as an associate at Mayer, Brown & Platt, a partner at Katten Muchin & Zavis, and is one of the founding partners of Meade, Roach & Annulis, LLP and its affiliated consulting firm, Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP. Since graduating law school he has also studied theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake and philosophy at Oxford University.
Professor Meade’s academic interests focus on the role of the regulatory state in contemporary society, the interaction of ethics and civil law, the history of Anglo-American common law, and the organization of the health care system in the United States. He also has interests in legal theory and language. He taught in the Law School as an adjunct for 12 years and also served as an assistant professor at Rush University for over 10 years.
BA, Northwestern University, 1989
JD, Cornell University, 1992