Professor Gilhooley came to Seton Hall Law School in 1981 and has taught Food and
Drug Law, Administrative Law and Torts. She has published widely in the areas of Food
and Drug Law and Administrative Law, with an emphasis on commercial speech, drug safety,
preemption, deregulation and dietary supplements. She was appointed by President Clinton to the Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels.
She testified before the House Committee on Government Reform on issues concerning
dietary supplements and health claims.
Professor Gilhooley received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University, magna
cum laude, and her law degree from Columbia University, magna cum laude, where she
was a member of the Law Review. In addition to practicing law at Debevoise & Plimpton,
she was an associate Chief Counsel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and
an attorney and consultant for the Administrative Conference of the United States. She has served as a member of the Council of Administrative Law Section of the American
Bar Association, and as a member of the editorial board of the Food and Drug Law Journal. She was a member of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure of the Association
of American Law Schools, and of the AALS Special Committee on the Ethical and Professional
Responsibilities of Law Professors. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute.
While Professor Gilhooley retired in June 2009, she plans to continue to comment and
write about FDA related issues.
LAW REVIEW ARTICLES
Drug Safety and Commercial Speech: Television Advertisements and Reprints on Off-Label
Vol. 47-3, San Diego L. Rev.
Pharmaceutical Drug Regulation in China,
44 Food Drug & Cosmetic L. J. 12
Plain Meaning, Absurd Results and the Legislative Purpose: The Interpretation of
the Delaney Clause,
40 Administrative L. Rev. 267
Standards and Procedures for the Discretionary Distribution of Federal Assistance,
3 Reports and Recommendations of the Administrative Conference of the United States
38, 422 in support of Recommendation 74-2 adopted by the Administrative Conference
of the United States
Full list of presentations available in Curriculum Vitae
Presentation to a Delegation from the Chinese FDA on Drug Preemption at the Yale School
of Public Health,
The Battle over Drug Preemption Reaches the Supreme Court: How Wide the Impact? Presentation
at Health Law Professors Conference, Drexel University Law School,
(June 6. 2008)