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Back to School Special Edition: CDC Public Health Law News

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

August 2012—Public Health Law News

Hungry for School Lunch!
Back to School Special Edition

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This Month's Feature: Back to School

Profiles in Public Health Law Interview with Sheri Ottersen, Director of Child Nutrition at Osborn Elementary School District, Phoenix, AZ"I believe that when students are given healthy options, it begins to teach them about nutrition....Change starts with a positive attitude and a willingness to change...[Use] all of the resources available to schools and if that is difficult, emulate a successful existing program."—Sheri Ottersen
Profiles in Public Health Law Interview with David Binkle, Interim Food Services Director for the Los Angeles Unified School District
"I work to follow local, state, and federal law to receive funding reimbursement for the school meals program at the District. LAUSD certainly sees their work in the area of food procurement as helping to advance public health law and strategies designed to address childhood obesity in the County of Los Angeles."—David Binkle


  1. 2012 Public Health Law Conference Agenda. The detailed agenda for the 2012 Public Health Law Conference is now available. The Network for Public Health Law is hosting "2012 Public Health Law Conference: Practical Approaches to Critical Challenges," October 10–12, 2012. Early registration at a discounted rate is open through September 12, 2012.
  2. Public Health Law and Ethics Course, August 27–December 5, 2012. The University of Vermont is offering a 3-hour online course examining the government’s authority, at various jurisdictional levels, to improve the health of the general population within societal limits and norms. Professor William E. Wargo will teach the course, which is open to graduate, post-baccalaureate, and continuing education students.

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