The dimensions of public health law research

Heather Horton, Guthrie S. Birkhead, Christine Bump, Scott C Burris, Kathy Cahill, Richard A. Goodman, Brian Kamoie, Paula Kocher, Zita Lazzarini, Karen McKie, Anthony D. Moulton, Montrece Mc Neill Ransom, Frederic E. Shaw, Barbara Silverstein, Jon S. Vernick

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Applied public health law research is an essential element for improving the legal foundation of public health practice. This article focuses on the proper scope and the methodology related to conducting public health law research. In addition to considering the issue of translating research into practice, the article provides overviews of three current public health law research projects and the lessons they provide for researchers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-201
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Sep 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy


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