On September 13-15, 2010 in Atlanta, GA the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME), the Public Health Law Association (PHLA), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will host a national conference: Using Law, Policy, and Research to Improve the Public’s Health.
Early registration has been extended until August 20th. Register before this date to take advantage of the discounted rates available. To do so visit ASLME’s website at: http://www.aslme.org/PHL2010-online-registration
Conference Goals:Conference Content:
The goals of this national conference are to (1) examine the role of law and policy in promoting, protecting, and improving global and domestic public health; and (2) help build effective partnerships to accomplish public health law and policy objectives.
In addition to plenary and training sessions, an array of concurrent sessions during the conference are designed to address the major themes in communicable and chronic disease prevention and control (including lessons learned from H1N1 influenza); global, national, tribal, state, and local health law and policy; research in public health law and policy, relationships among public and private partners, and critical, emerging issues in public health law, policy, and ethics.Who Should Attend?:
This conference is intended for international, national, state, tribal, and local individuals who are:
For more information about the conference, including a current agenda, or to register please visit http://www.aslme.org/Calendar or email Katie Johnson, Conference Director at ASLME at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Elected and appointed officials involved in creating or enforcing international or domestic public health laws;
- Public health practitioners and legal counsel in the public sector;
- Lawyers in the private sector who represent health care providers, health advocacy organizations, or other clients that have a significant interest in the public’s health;
- Physicians, nurses, and other health care workers in public health and clinical practices;
- Judges, clerks, and their staffs active in public health and health care issues;
- Scholars, educators, researchers, and students with focus areas in health care, public health science or practice, or public health law, ethics, or policy; and
- Anyone interested in the use of law as a tool for improving the public’s health.