Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2018

Catalog Description

This exploratory study of environmental health policies course seeks to investigate the overarching question of which environmental health policies can be enforced through public health and successfully implemented to address the common good of the community. Data will be collected cross-section-ally and methods including research review and secondary data analysis. A policy- oriented review will examine current knowledge of environmental health policies nationally, state, and at the local county level. An integrative review will summarize past research on environmental health policies and will highlight unresolved gaps in findings to support this research. A theoretical review will summarize and analyze the common good ethical decision-making approach to environmental health policies and regulations.

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Public Health Commons