Monday, September 29, 2014

Program office staff and grantees will join the attendees at the 2014 Public Health Law Conference in Atlanta, October 16-17.

Below are some session highlights to look out for at this year’s conference:


Plenary: Public Health Law: Looking Back and Forward
Featuring PHLR Director Scott Burris, JD; PHLR Methods Core member Wendy Parmet, JD; and Gene Matthews, JD (former PHLR grantee)

Sessions featuring PHLR-funded research:

  • Using State and Local Policy Levers to Advance Children’s Health
  • The Power of Policy Surveillance: Measuring Law, Creating Legal Data, Engaging Stakeholders and Improving Laws and Population Health


Public Health Law Research will host a table during the breakfast Roundtable Discussions.

Sessions featuring PHLR-funded research:

  • Vaccine Policy Surveillance: Emerging Trends
  • Firearms, Mental Health, and the Law
  • Traumatic Brain Injury in Youth Sports: Prevention Through law

View the full preliminary conference agenda here.