jueves, 2 de marzo de 2017

CDC - February 2017 Edition - Public Health Law News - Public Health Law

CDC - February 2017 Edition - Public Health Law News - Public Health Law

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Public Health Law: Understanding It and Using It to Your Advantage. In the Denver area? Come learn about public health law. At the 68th annual meeting of the Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE), CDC’s Public Health Law Program will present a pre-conference workshop on March 29, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, Colorado. The workshop will introduce public health law principles and key sources of law, highlighting the relationship between US law and public health practice. Individuals may register exclusively for pre-conference workshops at a reduced rate of $55. Register before March 20, 2017, to reserve your seat.

Tribal Emergency Preparedness Law. This issue brief provides an introduction to tribal emergency preparedness law. First, it outlines tribal emergency preparedness authorities and offers examples of these authorities across various tribal laws. Next, it discusses federal Indian law in the context of emergency preparedness. This issue brief concludes with a discussion of cross-jurisdictional coordination between tribes and other jurisdictions.

Homelessness as a Public Health Law Issue: Selected Resources. A list of resources collected and published by CDC’s Public Health Law Program that describe and comment on homelessness as a public health concern. 

2017 Policy Surveillance Summer Institute Registration Open. The Summer Institute, hosted by the Policy Surveillance Program at Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research, will teach introductory and advanced policy surveillance and legal mapping techniques during a two-day intensive training in Philadelphia, June 8–9, 2017.

Summer Fellowship at Yale Law School's Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) Program. This fellowship is for students who have completed at least one year of law school, with a preference for rising third-year law students. The fellowship consists of 12 weeks of full-time professional experience at Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut. The summer fellow will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of CRIT's current cases, including drafting pleadings and briefs, conducting legal research, and drafting policy reports. Fellows will receive a salary of up to $560/week, and those who are eligible for summer funding of their own services are encouraged to advise CRIT of their situation for expedited review. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

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