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Rep. Lauren Underwood on health policy and the ACA

Mar 29, 2021 1:00:13

Join us for a discussion on health policy and the future of the Affordable Care Act with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (D-IL) and Paula Lantz, associate dean of the Ford School and James Hudak Professor of Health

Making Science Policy Panel Discussion

Mar 9, 2012, 2:30-4:30 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall
Many of the decisions facing legislators require a level of scientific or technical expertise that very few have. Examples of such decisions in the field of health include: stem cell research, vaccination programs, biotechnology funding, and soil and water contamination.This workshop will focus on the underlying decision processes that Michigan policy-makers use to protect the public health of Michigan's citizens.How do they leverage background knowledge with political constraints, lobbying efforts, and the advice of experts? What expertise networks do they use?