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    Assessing Information and Best Practices for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness
    with Daniel O'Brien, Peter A. Briss, Joan Miles, Poki Namkung, and Patrick M. Libbey
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1): 42-46. 2008.
    Information is the fourth core element of public health legal preparedness and of legal preparedness for public health emergencies specifically. Clearly, the creation, transmittal, and application of information are vital to all public health endeavors. The critical significance of information grows exponentially as the complexity and scale of public threats increase.Only a small body of organized information on public health law existed before the 21st century: a series of landmark books publis…Read more
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    Assessing Information and Best Practices for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness
    with Daniel O'Brien, Peter A. Briss, Joan Miles, Poki Namkung, and Patrick M. Libbey
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1): 42-46. 2008.
    Information is the fourth core element of public health legal preparedness and of legal preparedness for public health emergencies specifically. Clearly, the creation, transmittal, and application of information are vital to all public health endeavors. The critical significance of information grows exponentially as the complexity and scale of public threats increase.Only a small body of organized information on public health law existed before the 21st century: a series of landmark books publis…Read more
  •  14
    Motorcycle Policy and the Public Interest: A Recommendation for a New Type of Partial Motorcycle Helmet Law
    with Kurt B. Nolte, Colleen Healy, and David Sklar
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 45 (s1): 50-54. 2017.
    Motorcycle helmet laws are perceived to infringe upon individual rights even though they reduce mortality and health care costs. We describe proposed helmet legislation that protects individual rights and provides incentives for helmet use through a differential motorcycle registration fee that requires higher fees for those who wish to ride without a helmet.
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    All for All: The Status and Future of Mutual Aid Agreements
    with Ken Castro, Jay McAuliffe, and Dan Stier
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (S4): 55-59. 2007.
  •  96
    Religious perspectives on embryo donation and research
    with Ian H. Kerridge, Christopher F. C. Jordens, Rod Benson, Rachel A. Ankeny, Damien Keown, Bernadette Tobin, Swasti Bhattacharyya, Abdulaziz Sachedina, Lisa Soleymani Lehmann, and Brian Edgar
    Clinical Ethics 5 (1): 35-45. 2010.
    The success of assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs) worldwide has led to an accumulation of frozen embryos that are surplus to the reproductive needs of those for whom they were created. In these situations, couples must decide whether to discard them or donate them for scientific research or for use by other infertile couples. While legislation and regulation may limit the decisions that couples make, their decisions are often shaped by their religious beliefs. Unfortunately, health profes…Read more
  •  45
    Improving Information and Best Practices for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness
    with Daniel O’Brien, Ernest Abbott, Elisabeth Belmont, Amy Eiden, Patrick M. Libbey, Gilberto Chavez, and Mary des Vignes-Kendrick
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1): 64-67. 2008.
    This is one of four interrelated action agenda papers resulting from the National Summit on Public Health Legal Preparedness convened in June 2007 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and nineteen multi-disciplinary partner organizations. Each of the action agenda papers deals with one of the four core elements of public health legal preparedness: laws and legal authorities; competency in using those laws; coordination of law-based public health actions; and information. Options pre…Read more
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    Training and Tools for a Legally Prepared Public Health Workforce
    with Martin Fenstersheib and James G. Hodge
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (S4): 97-100. 2007.
  • Language, Subjectivity and Absolute Possibility in Kierkegaard and Lacan.
    Dissertation, The University of Chicago. 1995.
    This dissertation explores the interrelations between the concepts of language, subjectivity and possibility in the thought of Soren Kierkegaard and Jacques Lacan. The dissertation makes two major departures from common scholarly opinion: there is in Kierkegaard a conception of the anteriority of language over subjectivity instead of the reverse, and there is in Kierkegaard an important concept of "absolute possibility," which possibility is not at all the dialectical opposite of actuality. The …Read more
  •  18
    Training and Tools for a Legally Prepared Public Health Workforce
    with Martin Fenstersheib and James G. Hodge
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (s4): 97-100. 2007.
  •  36
    All For All: The Status and Future of Mutual Aid Agreements
    with Ken Castro, Jay McAuliffe, and Dan Stier
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 35 (s4): 55-59. 2007.
  •  50
    Improving Information and Best Practices for Public Health Emergency Legal Preparedness
    with Daniel O’Brien, Ernest Abbott, Elisabeth Belmont, Amy Eiden, Patrick M. Libbey, Gilberto Chavez, and Mary des Vignes-Kendrick
    Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 36 (s1): 64-67. 2008.
    This is one of four interrelated action agenda papers resulting from the National Summit on Public Health Legal Preparedness convened in June 2007 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and nineteen multi-disciplinary partner organizations. Each of the action agenda papers deals with one of the four core elements of public health legal preparedness: laws and legal authorities; competency in using those laws; coordination of law-based public health actions; and information. Options pre…Read more