The Network has launched a nationwide search for a Director of its National Coordinating Center (NCC), based at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN. This leadership position will help steer the course of public health law and ensure the Network’s success as a catalyst for a healthier nation. The full position description and application process can be viewed here.
Public Health Law Research will open its fifth call for proposals (CFP) in early June. Short-term studies are no more than 18 months long, and will be funded up to $150,000 each. More detailed instructions outlining the proposal elements, selection criteria and eligibility criteria will be released in June. Learn more about this opportunity.
Engineered nanoparticles, or particles that are intentionally engineered at the atomic and molecular scale to exhibit novel properties, have tremendous potential to foster innovation. But these innovative opportunities are not without risks. Some non-biodegradable nanoparticles may endanger health because they can be transported to places in the human body in new ways.