Michelle Mello, J.D., Ph.D., professor of law and public health at the Harvard School of Public Health, spoke at Georgia State University at a talk entitled “Public Views on Legal Interventions to Fight Obesity and Chronic Disease.”
Despite long-standing support for legal interventions to protect the public from infectious disease, including, mandatory vaccination and isolation,… more »
The Affordable Care Act dramatically changes how Americans receive and pay for health care. The changes extend beyond how individuals obtain health insurance, increasing financial burdens on the health care industry. The Center for Law, Health & Society and Student Health Law Association hosted guest speaker Samuel Maizel, J.D., a partner with Pachulski Stang Ziehl… more »
Change Common Rule to Address Underrepresentation of Minorities
An article to be published in the American Journal of Public Health recommends changing the federal regulations that govern oversight of human subjects research (“the Common Rule”) to address continued underrepresentation of minorities in research studies.
Co-written by Bill Rencher (M.P.H. ’12), health access program director of… more »
Georgia State University College of Law and the School of Public Health recently launched a new Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Health (J.D./M.P.H.) dual degree program. The program allows students to deepen their understanding of how law and policy intersect with public health, earning both degrees concurrently and in a shortened time period.
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