J.D., 2021, University of Miami School of Law
M.D., 2006, Washington University in St. Louis
B.S., 2002, Chemistry, University of Illinois
Dr. Loftus serves as the Health Disparities Project Fredman Family Foundation Practitioner-in-Residence housed within the Center for Ethics and Public Service. In collaboration with Miller School of Medicine’s MD/MPH Program, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a coalition of community partners, the Health Disparities Project focuses on community-centered health law and policy research, advocacy, and reform. During the 2020-2021 academic year, the Health Disparities Project received both a U-LINK grant and an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Next Award for its foundational research titled “COVID-19: Evaluating Fault Lines in the Health of Our Communities and Developing Community-Centered Solutions.”
Dr. Loftus obtained his B.S. in Chemistry with highest distinction and magna cum laude from the University of Illinois and his M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He did post-graduate training in emergency medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, training at both Weill Cornell and Columbia University Medical Centers in New York City.
From 2020-2021, Dr. Loftus served as the William H. Hoeveler Fellow with the Center for Ethics and Public Service, where he helped launch the Health Disparities Project. He received the HOPE Innovative Service in the Public Interest Award for his work on the Project. During his second year of law school, he worked with the Florida Health Justice Project focusing on healthcare accessibility for low-income Floridians. Prior to law school, Dr. Loftus served as vice president of a healthcare software startup integrating home health data into electronic medical records.