Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Burris to Direct Public Health Law Research

Temple Law TortsProf Scott Burris will direct a new $19 million program focusing on the intersection of law and public health:

Temple University 's Beasley School of Law has been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to manage a new $19 million national program that will fund interdisciplinary research exploring legal and regulatory solutions to pressing health challenges such as chronic diseases, and health emergencies including floods, bioterrorism and epidemics.

Burris and fellow (quasi-retired) Temple TortsProf Frank McClellan co-founded and are co-directing Temple Law's Center for Health Policy, Law, and Practice.  (Via Hoffman/CoOp)

--CJR

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