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PHR Article of the Week: Taken to Court: Defending Public Health Authority to Access Medical Records during an Outbreak Investigation

One of the most significant legal challenges in public health policy and practice is how to strike the balance between patient privacy and protection of the public’s health. In this installment of Law and the Public’s Health, New Hampshire public health officials discuss the delicate balancing act they confronted in seeking patient medi­cal records without specific patient consent during a hepatitis C outbreak. Read More


NAFSA Global Learning Colloquia

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has partnered with the ASPPH to provide two events designed to help faculty members and academic leaders explore ways of incorporating global learning opportunities into programming. Read More

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