Student Network for Public Health Law

The Student Network for Public Health law is a supportive resource for graduate and professional students pursuing careers in public health law. The Student Network implements programming to connect and transition students and new professionals into the field of public health law. 

The Network for Public Health Law has launched Student Network chapters at universities across the country and is working with students, faculty and staff to expand resources and programming to meet their needs. 

Upcoming Events

An Introduction to State Health Agency Structure and Function

Friday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide an overview of state health agencies, including typcial adminstrative structures, common functions and their relationships with federal and local agencies. Register.

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New Blog Post

Debating the Pros and Cons of the Affordable Care Act

Alexandra Brandes, a member of Tulane University’s Disability and Health Law Society and the Student Network for Public Health Law, describes an event her student group held during the fall 2013 semester.

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Join the Student Network

 Any public health or law student can join the Student Network, at no cost. Join to

  • Get the latest information on public health law;
  • Receive the Network for Public Health Law's bi-weekly newsletter, the Network Report;
  • Access helpful career resources, including webinars, toolkits, blog and more;
  • Participate in the Student Network Mentorship Program

To ge the most out of the Student Network, consider starting a chapter at your school. E-mail us at to learn more about this opportunity. 

How Professionals Can Get Involved

In order to build connections and resources for students we need professionals in the field of public health law who are willing to share their experiences. We are currently looking for professionals to get involved with the Student Network by: 

  • Mentoring a student
  • Speaking at a student event
  • Writing a guest blog post

To find out more, complete this form so we can learn about your interests. We will be in touch with specific opportunities for you to help build the field of public health law. 

Become a Member of the Student Network LinkedIn 

The Student Network has its own LinkedIn sub-group within the Network for Public Health Law's group. Become a member to receive updates on career resources, Student Network events and job postings.