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2018 Network Impact Report

Promoting Health & Health Equity
Through Law & Policy

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Keynote Address

"What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health" - 2018 Public Health Law Conference Keynote by Dr. Sandro Galea

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Driver's License Suspensions and Health

Many states allow for license suspension as a punishment for non-payment of fees and fines related to traffic offenses. These suspensions often have significant public health impacts, some of which seem obvious—people need transportation to access medical care and medicines, which of course, has an effect on public health. But a closer look reveals a plethora of other negative consequences that impact public health.  

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Legal and Non-Legal Strategies to Improve Childhood Lead Screening Rates in Illinois and Ohio

Lead exposure remains the most significant and widespread environmental hazard for children in the United States. Despite the prevalence of lead in U.S. homes and infrastructure and the well-known harms associated with childhood lead exposure, lead screenings are not performed consistently. This issue brief examines existing legal screening requirements in Illinois and Ohio (including state laws and Medicaid requirements) and explores legal and non-legal strategies for improving lead screening rates in these states.

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Jill Krueger, Director, Northern Region Office

Areas of expertise:

  • Mental health and well-being
  • Oral Health
  • Rural Health
  • Climate Resilience

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Contact Jill at jkrueger@networkforphl.org

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