Emergency legal preparedness response to COVID-19

Registration opens at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30

Leila Barraza U of AReceive an overview of the legal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, including an introduction to federal, tribal, state, and local emergency declarations and an assessment of current perspectives for future vaccine allocation.

Leila Barraza, J.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor in Community, Environment & Policy at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, and a Senior Consultant for the Western Region of the Network for Public Health Law.

She is also the Director of the Arizona Area Health Education Centers Program. Her research interests include studying the impact of laws and regulations on population health, both nationally and globally.  Professor Barraza instructs a public health law course for public health and law students and she has provided numerous presentations at national and local conferences on a variety of critical public health law issues. 

This lecture will be presented via Zoom. It is free but registration is required and the class limit is 100. Registered attendees will receive the Zoom invitation a few days prior to the event.

Register Online

DATE:  Monday, Sept. 21

ZOOM Check-In: 9:45 a.m.

LECTURE Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.     

COST:  No charge

MAXIMUM: 100 - there will be a waitlist

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