viernes, 18 de noviembre de 2016

Public Health Law News: Mosquito Control in Indian Country—Interview with Patrick Peck


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Profile in Public Health Law, Interview with Patrick Peck

Environmental Health Program Manager for the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Save the Date for CDC Grand Rounds About Public Health Law

CDC will present “Public Health Law: A Tool to Address Emerging Health Concerns” on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (EST) at CDC’s Roybal Campus in Atlanta, Georgia. A live external webcast will be available via the Webcast Links section of CDC's website.  

Webinar About Shelter Rules

The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center will host the “Shelter Rules Who Needs Them?” webinar on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm (EST). The topic of rules in shelter comes up repeatedly. This timely and important webinar asks the question, “What would happen if there were no rules?” Tribal domestic violence shelter directors and advocates will explore the multiple issues and challenges that come into play, such as age/sex of children, chores, medication, alcohol and drug use, confidentiality, food, curfew, support groups, and sign-in/sign-out sheets.  

Webinar: Exploring Trends: Bioethics, Healthcare Quality, and the Law

The American Health Lawyers Association and the Public Health Law Program are co-sponsoring this webinar about ethical and legal avenues to conduct research with participants who have impaired capacity to consent. The webinar will describe neuroscience studies and the problem of getting consent from patients with mental disorders; discuss strategies and procedures related to when a research participant is harmed; discuss the relationship between bioethics and healthcare quality; and explore how the US legal system should address research participant protection laws and laws surrounding international research practices. This webinar will take place on Friday, November 18, 2016, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm (EST)

Public Health Law News Quiz Question, November 2016

Patrick Peck’s work supports which Native American tribe?