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EEH 537LEC Public Health: Legal and Ethical Perspectives


Provides an understanding of how ethics and the law can assist in advancing a public health agenda. The class is interdisciplinary, including law students and students from public health-related fields. The course will briefly examine the history of public health law, the tension between state and federal governments in the regulation of the public's health, and the conflicts between governmental powers and individual autonomy. The course will focus on practice of public health professionals to prevent disease and promote healthy behaviors in today¿s changing health care environment, given current public health policy, regulatory enforcement and the wake of emerging public health challenges such as disparities in health care, the Ebola crises, the bed bug crises, the obesity epidemic, immunizations and mandated health care insurance.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies
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Published: Aug 15, 2022 10:44:52