Public Health Law Academy
The Public Health Law Academy offers free, online training to provide an understanding of the basics of our legal system and the use of law and policy for improving population health outcomes. These self-paced courses were designed for state, tribal, local, and territorial public health professionals, as well as public health lawyers, nurses, educators, advocates, and faculty and students in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Training topics include—
Introduction to Public Health Law
- Public Health Law: Past & PresentExternal
- Preemption & Public HealthExternal
- Structure of Government: Exploring the Fabric and Framework of Public Health PowersExternal
Hot Topics in Public Health Law
- Public Health Threats & The US Constitution: What Responders Need to KnowExternal
- Legal & Policy Approaches to Reducing Prescription Drug OverdoseExternal
- Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why, & HowExternal
Legal Epidemiology Overview
- Introduction to Legal EpidemiologyExternal
- Introduction to Legal MappingExternal
- Advanced Legal Epidemiology MethodsExternal
The Public Health Law Academy was developed by CDC’s Public Health Law Program in the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support, in collaboration with ChangeLab Solutions.