Teaching Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Population Health Through Law and Policy
Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Date Written: March 2016
This article describes the development of a new course focused on prevention. This interdisciplinary course, which included students from medicine, public health, law, and public policy, explored the concept of “prevention” and the role of law and public policy preventing disease and injury and improving population health. In addition to interdisciplinary course content, students worked in interdisciplinary teams on public health law and policy projects at community organizations and agencies.
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