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Arizona Webinar: 2019 AZ Legislative Update, February 21

Presented by the Arizona Center for Rural Health at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Thursday, February 21 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT

Learning objectives:  

  • Be able to identify 3 bills currently being considered by the Arizona State legislature that would have a positive impact on public health.
  • Be able to identify 3 bills currently under consideration by the Arizona State Legislature that would have a detrimental impact on public health.
  • Be able to describe at least 2 ways in which webinar participants can undertake actions to influence bills under consideration at the legislature.

Presenters: 

Ms. Leila Barraza is an assistant professor at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. She also serves as a consultant with the Network for Public Health Law – Western Region Office.  Her research interests include studying the impact of laws and regulations on population health, both nationally and globally.

Dr. Heather Carter is an assistant professor of practice in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and associate director of the Arizona Center for Rural Health. She is the State Senator from Dist. 15 and is chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Development committee, and vice-chair of the Health and Human Services Committee and sits on the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Dr. Will Humble has served in the field of public health in Arizona for more than 30 years, working for the Arizona Department of Health Services for 25 years including six years as the director, where he led the initiative to integrate acute care and public health principles into the Arizona’s behavioral health system. He served as the division director for health policy and program evaluation for the UA Health Sciences Center for Population Science & Discovery, and is currently the executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association. Mr. Humble is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

For more information, please contact Ms. Jennifer Peters: petersjs@email.arizona.edu; 520-626-2254

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