Legal Epidemiology: The State of Innovation

Concurrent Sessions 8: 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm, Thursday, September 23, 2021

This session will highlight the current and future state of innovation in the field of legal epidemiology. Session presenters will discuss how legal epidemiology is revolutionizing both local and state advocacy efforts and will round out the session with a conversation that focuses on strengthening public health capacity at a global level.


  • Scott Burris, JD, Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Public Health Law Research


  • Adam Lustig, MS, Manager, Promoting Health & Cost Control in States (PHACCS), Trust for America’s Health
  • Patty Skuster, JD, MPP, Senior Legal Advisor, Ipas