About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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Last Updated: January 20, 2021
Nazanin Tondravi, JD, MPH, MBA, is the director of regulatory affairs at Memorial Healthcare System. She provides system-wide oversight and resolution of hospital regulatory and accreditation matters, including surveys and certifications, process changes, CMS requirements and compliance with all regulatory standards required for patient safety and quality of care. Tondravi serves on the Joint Commission Health Systems Corporate Liaison Advisory Group, providing advice related to the accreditation process.
Prior to this role, she was the associate director of regulatory compliance for UHealth – the University of Miami health system. Tondravi has worked on health care regulatory issues involving physician contracting and compensation, Stark Law, False Claims Act, HIPAA, Anti-Kickback Statute, conflict of interest, EMTALA, hospital licensure, patient grievances, and other federal and state laws.
Tondravi earned her JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was inducted into the Bar and Gavel Society for her outstanding service to the law school, community and the legal profession. Tondravi earned her MPH from the University of Illinois School of Public Health and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Tondravi was recently chosen as a Rising Star Under 40 by Becker’s Healthcare. She is certified in patient safety (CPPS), a licensed healthcare risk manager (LHRM), and a certified joint commission professional (CJCP). Tondravi is a member of the Illinois and Florida state bars.
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Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”
"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.
“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.
“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.