Tag Archives: public health law

Infographic: Defining Legal Epidemiology for Practice

by Colleen Barbero, Lindsay K. Cloud, Lance Gable, Siobhan Gilchrist, Bethany Saxon Law is indispensable to public health management and practice. The field of legal epidemiology has emerged to provide public health law and non-lawyer professionals with the research tools to conduct timely and rigorous evaluations of the impact of law and legal practices on health. The field also helps

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September Is Sepsis Awareness Month

September Sepsis Awareness month

by Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH, and Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD Sepsis, the body’s extreme reaction to infection, is one of the leading causes of illness and death in the United States, with annual costs over $20 billion. Common symptoms include fever, chills, difficulty breathing, and an elevated heart rate. Without timely treatment, sepsis can quickly lead to tissue damage,

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Impeachment by the Numbers

impeachment by the numbers

by Elizabeth Van Nostrand, JD, and Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH Public health practitioners from around the nation are concerned with President Trump’s attempts to dismantle the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (see, for example, our article “I Walk in, Sign. I Don’t Have to Go Through Congress.” President Trump’s Use of Executive Orders to Unravel the Patient Protection

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Podcast: Gregory Sunshine on CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law Online Training Program

by Camelia Singletary, MPH  Gregory Sunshine podcast JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession.  On this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Gregory Sunshine talks about the CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law online

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Montrece Ransom Discusses Her Journey Into Public Health Law at the CDC

JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession.  In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, we speak with Montrece Ransom, Team Lead for Training and Workforce Development with the Public Health Law Program

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