It's a Small World After All: Law, Politics, and Immunization Policy

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Public health law scholar Ross D. Silverman, J.D., M.P.H., examines the history and state of vaccination requirements across the United States, describes the impact of exemptions on the public’s health, and explores legislative and policy changes that states may consider to improve their vaccination requirements. Silverman is a professor of health policy and management at Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, with a secondary appointment at IU’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Among his numerous leadership positions in public health law, Silverman is past chair of the American Public Health Association Law Section.

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