sábado, 20 de mayo de 2017

Public Health Law News: Interview with Cheryl Bullard, Deputy General Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 2017 issue of Public Health Law News

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.

Webinar About Legal Epidemiology and Environmental Public Health

The National Environmental Health Association, in collaboration with the Public Health Law Program (PHLP), is offering a second webinar in a three-part series on an introduction to legal epidemiology. The second webinar, Legal Epidemiology, Part 2: A Tool for Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Public Health Laws, will feature speakers from PHLP, highlight variations in state law provisions related to environmental public health issues, and describe related legal epidemiology methods. This free webinar will offer abbreviated training in legal epi principles and will provide examples of legal epidemiology as applied to environmental public health laws. The webinar will take place June 14, 2017, at 1:00–2:30 pm (EDT) and will include a live question-and-answer session.

Zika Interim Response Plan

CDC recently released the 2017 Zika Interim Response Plan for the Continental United States (CONUS) and Hawaii. The updated document provides detailed guidance on issuing and removing Zika active transmission area (red) designations and Zika cautionary area (yellow) designations. In addition, the guidance for identifying areas at risk for the purpose of blood and tissue safety is now more closely aligned with travel and testing guidelines.

Profile in Public Health Law, Interview with Cheryl Bullard, JD, BSN

Deputy General Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Public Health Law News Quiz Question, May 2017

Which three public health law program externs contributed to Public Health Law News during PHLP’s spring 2017 program?

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