Essentials of Public Health Law

SPH LW 719

Law is an essential tool for creating and implementing public health policies. The goal of this course is to enable students to understand how and when the law can be used to implement health policies and programs. It is designed for students who do not have prior experience or education in law and covers basic legal concepts and the process of decision making by legislative, administrative, and judicial bodies. Students learn how to construct oral and written arguments while analyzing how American law balances the rights of individuals with the interests of government and where appropriate analyzes the ethics of policy choices. By examining constitutional, common-law and statutory rights related to public health and health care students are prepared to compare such rights with those in other countries and in relation to the aspirational rights set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Roche T 10:00 am-12:30 pm May not take
both LW719 &
LW751.
Lw students
must take LW751
MED Campus

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Mariner T 2:00 pm-4:30 pm May not take
both LW719 &
LW751.
Lw students
must take LW751
MED Campus

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Squillace W 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Hl conc. must
complete LW751.
Others may take
LW719 or LW751
but not both.
MED Campus

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Roche T 2:00 pm-4:00 pm LW719 replaces
LW707 for all
degree programs
cannot take
LW751 & LW719
MED Campus

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Squillace W 7:00 pm-9:00 pm LW719 replaces
LW707 for all
degree programs
cannot take
LW751 & LW719
MED Campus

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Glantz R 2:00 pm-4:00 pm LW719 replaces
LW707 for all
degree programs
cannot take
LW751 & LW719
MED Campus

Note: this course is also offered during Summer Term

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.