Courses in Public Health Law

Center staff have asked academics teaching public health law, policy, ethics, and human rights courses at national and international undergraduate programs and graduate schools of public health, law, and medicine to share their course syllabi and some additional materials.

These syllabi and materials are listed below by the course title in reverse chronological order according to the following subject matters:

 

Public Health Law
Public Health Law
Professor R. Leonard Vance
Virginia Medical College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Summer, 2001
Syllabus (pdf)
 
Public Health and Ethics
Professor Lawrence O. Gostin
Georgetown University Law Center
Fall, 2002
Syllabus (pdf)
 
Legal Basis for Public Health
Professors Marice Ashe, Jim Simpson, and Leslie Zellers
University of California Berkeley School of Public Health
Spring, 2001
Syllabus (pdf)
 
Public Health Law
Professor Paula Berg
City University of New York Law School
Spring, 2001
Syllabus (pdf)
 
Law and Public Health
Professor Eleanor Kinney
University of Indiana School of Law
Spring, 2000

Syllabus (pdf)
Course Schedule (pdf)
Course Web site

 

Public Health Law
Adjunct Professor James G. Hodge, Jr.
Georgetown University Law Center
Fall, 1998
Syllabus (pdf)

 

 
 
Specific Topics in Public Health Law
Public Health Law in the Time of AIDS
Professor Scott Burris
Temple University Law School
1997
Syllabus

 

 

Public Health and Human Rights

Human Rights for Public Health Practitioners
Professor Lawrence O. Gostin
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
3rd Quarter, 2001
Syllabus (pdf)

 

Human Rights for Public Health Practitioners
Associate Professor James G. Hodge, Jr.
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
2nd Quarter, 1999/2000
Syllabus (pdf)

 

Health and Human Rights Seminar: Application of the International Bill of Human Rights to Global Health
Professor Lawrence O. Gostin
Georgetown University Law Center
Fall, 1999

Syllabus
(pdf)

 

International Human Rights in Public Health
Professor Lawrence O. Gostin
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
2nd Quarter, 1998/99
Syllabus (pdf)

 

 

Public Health in General
Introduction to Public Health
Professor Kim Buttery
Dept. Preventive Medicine and Community Health
Medical College of Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Fall, 2001
Syllabus

 

 

 

Other Online Syllabi Collections
Human Rights International Syllabi Directory
Syllabi on humanitarian law, international law, and medicine and health
 
Human Rights Syllabi for the College Classroom
Includes syllabi on health and medicine, and law