Publication Title: 
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice
Publication Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020

This special supplement of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice presents 13 original articles using theory and methods from the field of legal epidemiology. The supplement issue includes nine original research articles and four commentaries that explore the past, present, and future of the field.

The articles are:

  1. Advancing Legal Epidemiology: An Introduction, Thompson, Cloud and Gable*
  2. The Growing Field of Legal Epidemiology, Burris, Cloud and Penn*
  3. Translating Workforce Development Policy Interventions for Community Health Workers: Application of a Policy Research Continuum, Fulmer et al.
  4. Establishing a Baseline: Evidence-Supported State Laws to Advance Stroke Care, Gilchrest et al.
  5. Mapping Housing Laws in the United States: A Resource for Evaluating Housing Policies’ Impacts on Health, Moran-McCabe, Waimberg and Ghorashi*
  6. Advancing Diabetes-Related Equity through Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training: Existing Coverage Requirements and Considerations for Increased Participation, Carr et al.*
  7. Trends over Time and Jurisdiction Variability in Supplemental Security Income and State Supplementary Payment Programs for Children with Disabilities, Robinson et al.*
  8. State Preemption: Impacts on Advances in Tobacco Control, Kang et al.
  9. Mapping and Analysis of US State and Urban Local Sodium Reduction Laws, Sloan et al.
  10. Variations by Education Status in Relationships between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study, Roberts et al.
  11. Putting Policy Into Practice: School-Level Compliance With and Implementation of State Concussion Laws, Sullivan et al.*
  12. Perspectives From the Field: Using Legal Epidemiology to Advance Public Health Practice, Benjamin
  13. Teaching the Future: Legal Epidemiology as a Model for Transdisciplinary Education, Gable

The issue was developed by guest editors from the Center (Lindsay Cloud and Bethany Saxon), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (Colleen Barbero and Siobhan Gilchrest), and Wayne State University (Lance Gable). The issue was funded by the CDC.


* Article authors include someone from the Center.