Public Health and Law Policy Case 1

Case Assignment

  1. Discuss the primary roles and challenges of federal, state and local government in public health.
  2. How did Bronson et al. (2009) define evidence-based policies? Discuss the three domains of evidence.

Assignment Expectations

Length: Assignment should be from 3 to 4 pages (750 to 1000 words) in length. 3 cited sources from required reading.

Required Reading

Read Chapters 1 and 2 of the following text:
Wing, K. R., & Gilbert, B. (2007). The law and the public’s health. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.

Health Policies. (2011).

Brownson, R., Chriqui, J., & Stamatakis, K. (2009). Understanding evidence-based public health policy. American Journal of Public Health, 99(9), 1576-1583. Retrieved from ABI/INFORM Global.

Magnusson, R. S. (2007). Mapping the scope and opportunities for public health law in liberal democracies. The Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 35(4), 571-587.

Roberts, D. (2008). The American people speak out on health care. Public Manager, 37(4), 91-93. Retrieved from ABI/INFORM Global.

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