Professor Rivin directs the Global Health and Justice Project, a multidisciplinary project that is based at the UW School of Law. The project encompasses academic activities at UW as well as field activities in developing countries in collaboration with the Seattle-based NGO, Uplift International. She is a co-investigator on the International Biomedical Research Ethics Fellowship Grant, funded by the Fogarty Center. Professor Rivin co-directs the Certificate in International Bioethics, Social Justice and Health. In addition to her appointment at the Law School, Dr. Rivin has appointments in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health. She is Adjunct Research Associate Professor of Global Health and Bioethics and Humanities.
Her professional experience ranges from clinical pediatrics and adolescent medicine to field research, epidemiology, emergency humanitarian assistance and public health and human rights program development and evaluation. In addition to domestic work, Professor Rivin has field experience in China, Cambodia, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nepal, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Tajikistan and Yemen.
She has consulted with Ministries of Health, large governmental and international organizations, such as the U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Health Organization, and various non-governmental organizations.