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Elizabeth Ann Glass Geltman, JD, LLM •
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

This dataset explores which states have enacted death with dignity legislation, which outlaw physician-assisted suicide, which make the practice criminal and which are considering changes to current state policy legalizing the practice under certain circumstances.

 
Scott Burris, JD •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Laura Hitchcock, JD •
Seattle-King County Department of Public Health
Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, MPH, MA •
Temple University
Matthew Penn, JD, MLIS •
CDC, Public Health Law Program
Tara Ramanathan, JD, MPH •
CDC, Public Health Law Program

This article, published in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, makes the case for the practice of policy surveillance to improve public health.

 
Kelly Thompson, JD •
Public Health Management Corporation/National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

This dataset presents information about the ability of non-physician providers to provide primary care though telehealth and be reimbursed for those services in all 50 states and Washington, DC.  

 
Staff •
Center for Public Health Law Research
Jeffrey Swanson, PhD •
Duke University, PHLR Methods Core
John Petrila, JD, LLM •
University of Southern Florida

This map explores the variation in short-term emergency civil commitment laws -- laws that govern how and when an individual may be admitted to a psychiatric facility without their consent.

 
Staff •
Center for Public Health Law Research

State foodborne illness laws regulate which illnesses need to be reported, the timeframe for reporting, and which agencies must then be informed of the illness and/or outbreak. This LawAtlas dataset focuses on state laws relating to foodborne illness surveillance and outbreak response, including the reporting requirements for several of the most common foodborne diseases.

 

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