Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Administration & Staff

Megan Bess

Title/s: Executive Director, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy & Center for Online Programs

Office #: Corboy 721

Phone: 312.915.7177

E-mail: mbess@luc.edu


Megan Bess serves as the executive director of the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy and the Center for Online Programs. She oversees all department operations, including strategic planning, marketing, degree program operations, student services, and financial operations. Megan oversees advising and student services for students enrolled in campus health law programs and online business and health law programs. 

Prior to coming to Loyola, Megan worked as an associate attorney in the litigation group of Winston & Strawn. She earned her certification in mediation from the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago. Megan has served on the Youth Guidance Metro Board and on the board of the Chicago Chapter of the American Constitution Society. She volunteers with Rape Victim Advocates and at the East Lakeview Food Pantry.


BS, magna cum laude, University of Arizona, 2002
JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2005



Program Areas

Introduction to Legal Study and Legal Writing