Addressing the 2015 Measles Outbreak: The Legal Framework
Learning Areas:Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Describe the current vaccination recommendations Discuss state vaccine laws and exemptions Describe state temporary exclusion laws related to unvaccinated students Identify lessons learned by LA County in implementing legal disease control measures
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Currently serve as Team Lead for Public Health Law Training and Workforce Development, Public Health Law Program, CDC. My primary focus is on developing and delivering training aimed at increasing the capacity of public health practitioners to understand and use law to advance public health goals. I have presented, taught courses, and published on a broad range of topics including public health emergency law, tribal public health law, careers in public health, and environmental law.
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.