Symposium 2022: Forming a More Perfect Union with Public Health Law

Friday, March 25, 2022

A recording of the event is available here

Six CLE Credits are approved by the Virginia Bar Association

On Friday, March 25, 2022, the University of Richmond Law Review hosted a virtual symposium entitled “Forming a More Perfect Union with Public Health Law.” Presentations reflected on the adaptations occurring in public health law during and after the pandemic. Topics of discussion included social determinants of health, public trust in health administration, wastewater surveillance, administrative responses to drug-resistant tuberculosis, diverse and transdisciplinary overhauls of health administration, and Medicare and Medicaid reform.


9:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. – Health Justice: The Role of Law in Advancing Health Equity | Yael Cannon
9:00 a.m. – Rural America as a Commons | Ann M. Eisenberg
10:20 a.m – Trustworthy Digital Contact Tracing and Health Administration | Jessica Roberts and Chris Ghaemmaghami
11:25 a.m. – The Future of Wastewater Monitoring for the Public Health | Natalie Ram and Lance Gable
12:30 p.m. – Break for Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Legal Responses to Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Control | Polly Price
2:05 p.m. – Imagining a Better Future for Public Health (Law) | Evan Anderson and Scott Burris
3:10 p.m. – Reforming Age Cutoffs | Govind Persad
4:15 p.m. – Student Comment: Postpartum Medicaid Expansion | Madison Harrell
4:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks