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Center for Injury Research and Policy

Seminars

Please join the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Department of Health Policy and Management as we present "Injury Prevention and the Law." Join us as we hear from national and local leaders in injury prevention research and practice. Seminars will be held on MONDAYS from 12:10-1:20 p.m. in Hampton House Room 244.

The faculty sponsors for this seminar are Jon Vernick (jvernic1@jhu.edu) and Lainie Rutkow (lrutkow@jhu.edu). If you need additional information, please contact Ms. Edith Jones (ejones10@jhu.edu).

2016-2017 Academic Year
4th Term Seminar Series

March 27

Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Law as a Facilitator and Frustrator to Combating the Opioid Crisis
Kate Jackson, MPH
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Manager
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Behavioral Health Administration

April 3

State Ignition Interlock Laws and Drunk Driving Fatalities
Beth McGinty, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

Jon Vernick, JD, MPH
Professor and Deputy Chair
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

April 10

FIA Foundation, International Road Safety, and the Role of Policy
Natalie Draisin, MPH, MBA
Manager, North American Office & UN Representative
FIA Foundation

April 17

Lessons Learned from Presenting Public Health Data to a Jury: The Case Against a Water Heater Manufacturer
Wendy Shields, MPH
Associate Scientist
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

April 24

Network for Public Health Law: 1) Injuries to Youth Doing Agricultural Work; 2) Injury Issues Related to Medical Cannabis Use
Kathleen Hoke, JD
Professor, Maryland arey Law;
Director, Network for Public Health Law, Eastern Region;
Director, Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy

Kerri Lowrey, JD, MPH
Deputy Director, Network for Public Health Law, Eastern Region

Matthew Swinburne, JD
Senior Staff Attorney, Network for Public Health Law, Eastern Region

William Tilburg, JD
Deputy Director, Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy

May 1

**No seminar, Students to attend 2017 Translation Symposium on Wednesday, May 3**
For more information on the 2017 Transaltion Symposium, please click here.

May 8

Hospital Evacuation During Hurricane Sandy: Consideration of Worker and Patient Safety?
Meghan McGinty, PhD, MPH, MBA
Deputy Director, Big Cities Health Coalition
National Association of County and City Health Officials

May 15

Discussion and Wrap-Up
Jon Vernick, JD, MPH
Professor and Associate Chair
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

Lainie Rutkow, JD, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

For disability access information or assistive listening devices, please contact the Bloomberg School of Public Health Office of Support Services at 410-955-1197.