Educating the tribal community regarding infectious disease and the law
Learning Areas:Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Describe the Public Health Law and Science: A Seminar for Judges training curriculum Describe how the curriculum was modified for the tribal community Discuss how the tribal seminar revealed the lack of tribal public health infrastructure Explain how the lack of tribal public health infrastructure will impede an effective tribal judicial response to an infectious disease emergency
Keyword(s): Law, American Indians
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the project director for Public Health Law and Science: A Seminar for Judges, funded by the CDC's Public Health Law Program and ASTHO, that conducts seminars to educate state and tribal judges across the nation regarding infectious diseases and public health law. Among my interests is improving the judiciaryâs understanding of the epidemiology of infectious diseases in relation to issues such as enforcement of control measures, confidentiality concerns, and due process requirements.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.