MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — Elizabeth Van Nostrand, an expert on public health and the law, will deliver the annual John W. Fisher II Lecture in Law and Medicine on April 3 at 12 p.m. in the Event Hall at WVU Law.
Van Nostrand will discuss legal epidemiology, an emerging field that combines the practice of developing and implementing health laws with the scientific evaluation of how laws affect public health. She will also address how legal data can be used in health information and communication systems.
Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Van Nostrand is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.