Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH Discusses Impact of Reform on Drug Development and Patent Policy

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

This month's Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Health Policy Podcast guest is Aaron Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH, a patent attorney, general internist and health services researcher from Harvard Medical School, and also a member of the PHLR National Advisory Commitee.

"Information and the Tragedy of the Commons"

Monday, March 29, 2010

Should the government produce information on, say, climate, employment rates, or drug safety? If so, should it make that information freely available? Or, should it charge for access or perhaps allow access only for certain uses? Indeed, should the government bar private individuals who gather data from making those data freely available? Or, should they be taxed when they make data freely available?

Fifth Call for Proposals Now Open

Public Health Law Research has released its fifth call for proposals on studies that focus on the effects of laws and policies on public health.

The new call for proposals is available online:

The deadline for submitting proposals is July 24, 2013 at 3 p.m. ET.

As much as $1 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.

PHLR at APHA 2013


Public Health Law Research is traveling to Boston for the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Look for us November 1-6, 2013, at these events and at our booth:

  • Booth #832: We will have lots of materials and staff members ready to answer your questions and say hello at the PHLR booth! Stop by Booth 832 in the Exhibit Hall. (Find us on this map!)