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The Public's Health and the Law in the 21st Century
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Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta June 12-14, 2006
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The online version of the agenda and session details are now available at: conferencecd2006/overview.htm
Keynote speakers and plenary panelists will include:
  • Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, U.S. Surgeon General, on response to natural disasters
  • Admiral John O. Agwunobi, MD, MBA, MPH, Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services, on preparedness for pandemic influenza
  • Hon. Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, New York City
  • Rick D. Hogan, JD, MPH, General Counsel, Arkansas Department of Health and Human Services
  • Wendy Parmet, JD, Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Early registration is extended through May 20th 

Welcome
You are invited to take part in “The Public's Health and the Law in the 21st Century: 5th Annual Partnership Conference,” June 12-14, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Westin Peachtree Plaza.

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Law is a traditional public health tool for disease prevention and health promotion. For many traditional public health problems, both acute and chronic, the role of law has been crucial in attaining public health goals, even rivaling the roles of epidemiology and laboratory science. Many of the greatest successes claimed by public health, such as high childhood immunization rates, improved motor vehicle safety, safer workplaces, and reduced tooth decay, have relied heavily on law. In the past few years, law has shaped public health advances in the control of emerging health problems such as SARS and the threat of pandemic influenza.

Our annual conference focuses on innovative legal tools and strategies for public health and explores cutting-edge issues at the crossroads of public health and the law. Please join us in June.
The Public's Health and the Law in the 21St Century 5TH Annual Conference               June 12-14, 2006
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