Thursday, September 17, 2015
Each issue features legal news relating to public health and includes announcements; top national, state, and local stories; state and federal court opinions; and interviews.
In This Edition
|Tina Batra Hershey, JD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management Department, Assistant Director for Law and Policy, Center for Public Health Practice, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health|
|This menu, published by CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP), informs tribal public health practitioners, policy makers, and attorneys about tribes’ use of law as a tool to address motor vehicle-related injuries.|
|The American Health Lawyers Association and the PHLP are co-hosting a six-part free webinar series focused on legal issues at the intersection of public health and health care. The fourth webinar in the series Implementing the ACA—Community Health Needs Assessments, will take place Friday, September 18, 2015, 1:00–2:30 pm (EDT). This webinar will describe federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics and give practical insight into the field.|
|The FDA issued two proposed rules and one supplemental proposed rule on updating the Nutrition Facts label. The rules are published in the Federal Register so that members of the public can review them and send comments to the FDA. The FDA will consider comments on the original proposed rules and supplemental proposed rule before issuing a final rule.Comments are due October 13, 2015.|
|What month is National Preparedness Month?|