Two new legal maps released today on LawAtlas.org track key laws and other regulatory strategies related to managing access to opioid prescriptions in the United States.
Our team will be in San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018 to participate in the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting. If you're joining us there, or following along from afar, here's what you can expect from the Center for Public Health Law Research and our programs.
Staff from the Center for Public Health Law Research will be present at the 2018 Public Health Law Conference, October 3-6 in Phoenix, AZ, to present our research.
Omar Martinez, JD, MPH, joined as the Center’s third Research Fellow on September 1.
Brian Lockwood, PhD, joins CPHLR's Research Fellows Program today.
Dr. Lockwood will collaborate with the Center to identify the spatial characteristics of medically-assisted treatment for those affected by the opioid epidemic in New Jersey and the surrounding states.
Dr. Lockwood is an associate professor in the department of criminal justice at Monmouth University in New Jersey.
The Center for Public Health Law Research welcomes Megan Hatch, PhD as its first Research Fellow today. Dr. Hatch is an assistant professor at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.
Scott Burris, JD, professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and Director of the Center for Public Health Law Research, was awarded the prestigious Jay Healey Health Law Teachers Award today, June 8, 2018. The award was presented during a lunchtime ceremony at the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics 2018 Health Law Professors Conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
Director Scott Burris and Project Coordinator Abraham Gutman joined "This Week in Health Law" to discuss the failures associated with the Fair Housing Act, including the delayed implementation of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, the eviction epidemic highlighted in Matthew Desmond’s book "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," the tragedy of the silos in public health interventions, and the application of the concept of “health in all policies” to the housing crisis.
Laws aimed at addressing concussions in youth sports help reduce the rates of recurrent concussions, according to a new study published October 19, 2017, in the American Journal of Public Health.