Associate Professor of Law, Director the Elder Law Clinic, Faculty Director of the Aging and Longevity Law Institute
A.B., 1968, Vassar College
J.D., 1971, Cornell University Law School.
Professor Artusio is the Founding Director of the Longevity and Aging Law Institute. Prior to this appointment, she served as Director of Clinical Programs, overseeing both the in-house clinical and externship programs. She supervises the Elder Law Clinic and teaches courses in elder law and consumer law. She has served as the Director of Touro's Summer Discover India Program in India, teaching Comparative Constitutional Law and Tibetan Buddhist Law & Philosophy. Before joining the faculty she practiced law for fifteen years specializing in discrimination, civil rights, disability and poverty law, first as a staff attorney and then as Deputy Director with Monroe County Legal Assistance Corp and then as a Managing Attorney with Westchester Legal Services, Inc., where she directed the agency's Senior Citizens' Law Clinic at Pace University School of Law. She has served for over fourteen years on the board of the Lower Hudson Valley Chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union, where her special interests are censorship and students' rights.
Elder Law Clinic