Events & Announcements

Call for Proposals

Public Health Law Research Funded Studies
Public Health Law Research (PHLR) has released its sixth call for proposals on studies that focus on the effects of laws and policies on public health. As much as $1.25 million is available in this round of funding for short-term studies. Studies up to 18 months long will be funded at up to $150,000 each. April 15 deadline. Apply here.


Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program
Ten faculty fellows have been selected to participate in the Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program. The program is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to foster innovations and build a learning community among those who teach public health law at professional and graduate schools. Learn about the fellows.

O’Neill Institute Law Fellow
The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., is seeking candidates for its fellowship program. O’Neill Institute Law Fellows work on academic legal research and scholarly projects.  Fellowship terms are one year, with possible extension to two years, and will begin in fall 2014. Candidates must have a J.D. degree. Apply here.


National Public Health Week: April 7 - 13
During the first full week of April each year, APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving the nation's health. Learn more.

O’Neill Institute Summer Programs
The Summer Programs convene leading practitioners, policymakers, advocates and academics in food and drug law and US healthcare reform for a series of interactive lectures, panel discussions, and case studies. Held during consecutive weeks, July 14-18 (Emerging Issues in Food and Drug Law) and July 21-25 (US Health Reform – The Affordable Care Act), interested participants may attend one or both programs. Apply here.