Eastern Region

The Network is organized into regions. Each region is dedicated to providing an area of the United States with public health law technical assistance and support on a wide range of topics. The Network for Public Health Law – Eastern Region serves individuals and organizations within:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia

If you have a public health legal technical assistance request, contact the Network by e-mail at Get Technical Assistance or call the Eastern Region at 410-706-5575. Most requests receive a first response within 72 hours. Please indicate if your request is urgent.

Meet the Eastern Region Leaders.

Learn more about the Eastern Region - listen to and watch the webinar.

Eastern Region Resources

  • In an effort to improve the safety of the nation’s food supply, the historic FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4, 2011. This series of primers was developed to help state and local governments better understand the new responsibilities, opportunities and resources required and provided by the FSMA.

Network in the News

Watch an interview with Kathleen Hoke, director of the Network’s Eastern Region, as she discusses the Network’s goals and the importance of public health law.

About the the Eastern Region

Located at The University of Maryland School of Law and working with John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Eastern Region leads the legal technical assistance and research efforts for the Network for Public Health Law on:

Though the Eastern Region takes the lead on these topics, please contact your region for legal technical assistance and support on any of the public health law topics. Your region will connect you with the appropriate expert based on your request.