Public Health Law Academy
The Public Health Law Academy offers free, online training to provide an understanding of the basics of our legal system and the use of law and policy for improving population health outcomes. These self-paced courses were designed for state, tribal, local, and territorial public health professionals, as well as public health lawyers, nurses, educators, advocates, and faculty and students in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Training topics include—
Introduction to Public Health Law
- Public Health Law: Past & Present
- Preemption & Public Health
- Structure of Government: Exploring the Fabric and Framework of Public Health Powers
Hot Topics in Public Health Law
- Public Health Threats & The US Constitution: What Responders Need to Know
- Legal & Policy Approaches to Reducing Prescription Drug Overdose
- Your Guide to Collaborative Practice Agreements (Spring 2018)
Legal Epidemiology Overview
- Introduction to Legal Epidemiology
- Legal Mapping (Fall 2017)
- Evaluation (Winter 2018)
The Public Health Law Academy was developed by CDC’s Public Health Law Program in the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, in collaboration with ChangeLab Solutions.