Public health professionals at all levels need to have a solid understanding of the basic principles of our legal system and the role they play in affecting overall population health and health equity. The Public Health Law Academy, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ChangeLab Solutions, offers free courses on the use of law and policy to improve population health outcomes.
Do you teach public health law? We have made it easier for you! Our resources support anyone interested in teaching public health students and professionals about the integral role that law plays in the everyday practice of public health. Explore the facilitator’s guides, slide decks, and checklists we have developed for Public Health Law Academy courses.
You can also access our report providing recommendations for academic institutions on how to increase training in the fundamentals of public health law for public health practitioners.