The Public Health Law Committee provides a forum for discussing the legal powers and duties of government to maintain a healthy population and the tension between the government’s role in protecting and promoting public health and the rights and interests of individual citizens.

Committee Chair:

Heather Butts
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Bayside, NY
[email protected]

Vice Chair:

Dorothy E. Shuldman
Phillips Lytle LLP
Buffalo, NY
[email protected]

The Public Health Committee of the Health Law Section meets over Zoom the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 pm, unless otherwise specified.

Please contact the Health Law Section Liaison, Bridget Donlon at [email protected] to request join the committee and receive meeting invites. 

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