Barbara J. Zabawa, drugstore JD, MPH, owns the Center for Health Law Equity LLC, a law firm dedicated to helping individuals and organizations interested in advancing wellness and population health. Before graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin Law School, she obtained a Master in Public Health Degree from the University of Michigan. Immediately prior to starting her own firm, she was Associate General Counsel and HIPAA Privacy Officer for a large health insurer where she advised on Affordable Care Act matters. She was also a shareholder and Health Team Leader at a large law firm. Barbara was named 2011 Wisconsin Up and Coming Lawyer and has been at the helm of health care reform in Wisconsin. Barbara is a frequent writer and speaker on health law topics. Her law practice has successfully represented the interests of health and wellness providers at the state and national level. She is licensed to practice law in both Wisconsin and New York.