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The July 2012 workshop Advancing Public Health Through the Law: the Role of Legal Academics was funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Public Health Law Research Program and convened by the Northeastern University School of Law Program on Health Policy and Law. The workshop brought together nationally recognized public health legal scholars, public health practitioners and advocates, and representatives of grant-making insituttions. Through interactive exercises and discussions, participants explored the value that legal doctrine and practice add to public health and ways to strengthen public health law's engagement with public health practice.

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public health, legal education, Health Law

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This workshop was held at Northeastern University in July 2012.