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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Learning from the Flint Water Crisis: 
Legal Implications and Community
Public Health Impacts

May 15, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST

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What's New

Next Generation 911: Maryland Answers the Call to Upgrade the State's Emergency Response System

Many of us use smartphones every day to send text messages, share videos, get from point A to point B, and even share our location with another person. While these services are of particular value during an emergency, they are not available to many 911 dispatch centers and emergency services around the country. In Maryland, legislation was passed to advance Next Generation 911 in the state.

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50 State Survey: State Lead Testing Policies for Children Not Enrolled in Medicaid

Currently, 20 jurisdictions have mandatory lead testing laws for children outside of the Medicaid program. There are three major categories of testing requirements: universal testing, targeted testing, and hybrid testing. Eight jurisdictions have universal testing requirements, seven states have targeted testing requirements, and five have hybrid policies. This survey summarizes lead testing requirements in each state across the country.

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Health Justice in 2018

Access to Health Care is a Health Justice Issue

Q&A with Jane Perkins, Senior Attorney, The Network for Public Health Law — Southeastern 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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