Office of Legal Affairs

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Office of Legal AffairsThe Mission of the Office of Legal Affairs is to serve as an on-campus resource for general legal counsel at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and to coordinate any legal action either in defense of or on behalf of the health science center.

Typical services provided are:

  • General legal and ethics counsel
  • Policy consultation and review
  • Healthcare risk management
  • Contract consultation
  • Patient privacy training and consultation

Contact Us 

Do you have questions or concerns about certain activities? Any member of the health science center community (faculty, staff,  resident, or student) or other interested party with knowledge or suspicion of any activity that may be illegal or non-compliant is encouraged to make use of the university's Compliance Hotline888-472-9868, or send an email to