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Elizabeth (Bjerke) Van Nostrand, JD

Director, JD/MPH Program, Health Policy and Management

Associate Director for Law and Policy, Center for Public Health Practice

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management

Adjunct Professor, School of Law

Contact

R-znvy: fpuzvqgr@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-838-7786


Personal Statement

Public health systems; Oil and gas law; public health law and ethics; emergency preparedness law

Elizabeth Van Nostrand  is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Pitt Public Health, an Adjunct Professor in the University of Pittsburgh's School of Law, and the Director of the JD/MPH program. She currently teaches Public Health Law and Ethics in both schools as well as Law in Public Health Practice - an interdisciplinary, practice-based class. Her recent and current projects include researching the public health system with respect to emergency preparedness and response, integrating traditional legal analysis with social networking principles, analyzing hydraulic fracturing and its impact on the aquifer, co-authoring the Pennsylvania Public Health Law Bench Book, and investigating laws governing infectious diseases outbreaks as part of the MIDAS National Center of Excellence. Previously, she was an attorney specializing in lititgation with the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC, with Thompson & Knight in Dallas, Texas, and with several small law firms in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an active member of the Louisiana Bar.


Education

2014 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Faculty Fellowship


Teaching

HPM 2131 - Public Health Law and Ethics
LAW 5089 - Public Health Law

HPM 2131 - Law in Public Health Practice

Elizabeth (Bjerke)  Van Nostrand
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