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Hodge article published in 'Public Health Reports'

April 11, 2012

An article by James G. Hodge Jr., ASU Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics and director of the College of Law’s Public Health Law and Policy Program, recently was published in Public Health Reports. Erin Fuse Brown, a PHLPP fellow and visiting assistant professor, and Megan Scanlon, a 2011 College of Law graduate, contributed to the paper.

The article, “Protecting Adolescents’ Right to Seek Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases without Parental Consent: The Arizona Experience with Senate Bill 1309,” discussed the impacts the passing of the bill would have had on STD prevention and control in Arizona.

To read the article, click here.

Hodge is director of the Public Health Law Network- Western Region, Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Science & Innovation, and an affiliate faculty member in the ASU School of Human Evolution & Social Change, the School of Public Affairs and the Department of Biomedical Informatics. Through scholarship, teaching, and applied projects, Hodge delves into multiple areas of health law, public health law, global health law, ethics and human rights. He teaches Health Law, Ethics, and Policy, Public Health Law and Ethics, and Global Health Law and Policy.