Legal Epidemiology, Part 2

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

June 14, 2017

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.

Speakers: 

  • Tara Ramanathan, JD, MPH, Public Health Law Program, Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, CDC
  • Changyui Johnathan Sung, JD, Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC
  • Tegan K. Boehmer, PhD, MPH, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC
  • Moderator:  David Presley, JD, Public Health Law Program, CDC