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Webinar Series: An Introduction to Legal Epidemiology

Agenda:

Legal Epidemiology, Part 1:  A Tool for Advancing from Data to Policy   

Date: Wednesday, May 10th
Time: 1:00 - 2:30PM EDT

In this webinar, speakers from CDC’s Public Health Law Program define and characterize legal epidemiology (legal epi), and describe how it can be used as a tool when advancing from data to policy.

Speakers:

  1. Montrece Ransom, JD, MPH, Public Health Law Program, Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, CDC  
  2. Tara Ramanathan, JD, MPH, Public Health Law Program, Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, CDC 
  3. Jennifer Black, JDc, Legal Intern, Public Health Law Program, CDC 

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Legal Epidemiology, Part 2: A Tool for Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Public Health Laws  

Date: Wednesday, June 14th
Time: 1:00 - 2:30PM EDT
*Note: Webinar audio will be broadcast through attendees' computer speakers.

This webinar will offer an abbreviated training in legal epidemiology (legal epi) principles, and will provide examples of legal epi as applied to environmental public health laws. Speakers will highlight variations in state law provisions related environmental public health issues and describe related legal epidemiology methods. Speakers will explore Carbon Monoxide Laws as well as give a scientist's perspective on legal epi.

Moderator:  David Presley, JD, Public Health Law Program, CDC

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Legal Epidemiology, Part 3: A Tool for Addressing Health in All Policies  

Date: Thursday, August 17th
Time: 1:00 - 2:30PM EDT
*Note: Webinar audio will be broadcast through attendees' computer speakers.

This webinar will offer a primer on the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach as a strategy for addressing complex factors that influence health and equity. Speakers will describe how a HiAP approach can help to ensure that policy decisions have a neutral or beneficial impact on health and equity outcomes. Speakers will also demonstrate how legal epidemiology can be used as a tool in tracking the growth of HiAP laws, policies and program across the country and identify current trends in HiAP implementation. 

Speakers: TBD

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