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Advancing Tribal Public Health through Law

posted on Thu, May 29 2014 4:29 pm by The Network for Public Health Law

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm (EDT) View/download the slides.

This webinar, offered by CDC’s Public Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law, will provide an opportunity for Tribal leaders, health practitioners, health program directors and staff, and other stakeholders to learn about the role of law as a tool to address public health issues impactingTribal communities.

Presenters from the National Indian Health Board, the CDC’s Public Health Law Program, the Network for Public Health Law, and the National Congress for American Indians, will share information on the role of law in advancing Tribal public health goals, and provide examples of legal technical assistance offered to Tribes on public health issues, including the development of public health codes, hunting and fishing rights, and legal preparedness for public health emergencies. Webinar attendees will be able to ask presenters about public health law-related issues and needs of Tribal communities. 


  • Cliff Rees, J.D., Practice Director, Network for Public Health Law — Western Region


  • Aila Hoss, J.D., Legal Analyst, Public Health Law Program, CDC
  • Carolyn Hornbuckle, J.D., M.P.H., Director of Public Health Programs, National Indian Health Board
  • Sarah Cline Pytalski, Policy Research & Evaluation Manager, National Congress for American Indians

CDC_logo_sm.jpg This webinar is offered by the Network for Public Health Law and the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Law Program.


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