2018 Public Health Law Conference

Dr. Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health

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Plenary: Leaders in Health Justice

2018 Public Health Law Conference

Panel discussion on effective legal and policy interventions for health justice

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Law as a Tool to Advance Public Health

September 13, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

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Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity

Over the past several months, in the lead-up to our 2018 Public Health Law Conference, we asked Network members and friends what health justice means to you. Your insights, along with a survey of the legal and policy issues impacting health equity, informed the strong and diverse programming for the more than 40 sessions organized for the conference.

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Health Justice in 2018

Food Insecurity is a Health Justice Issue

Q&A with Mathew Swinburne, Associate Director, The Network for Public Health Law — Eastern Region Office.

As we prepare for the 2018 Public Health Law Conference featuring sessions focused on health justice, Network attorneys reflect on their work and what health justice means to them.

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