Colleen M. Flood , Stephen Goudge, Heather MacIvor, Joanna Harrington
March 22, 2019
The Public Health title examines the law that empowers public health officials and institutions to carry out various functions to deliver public health programs and services, prevent the spread of disease and promote and protect the health of the population. The Public Inquiries title explores the legal powers and unique procedural characteristics of federal and provincial Commissions of Inquiry. The Public International Law title examines the body of rules and principles that governs relations between sovereign independent states, between states and international organizations and, to a more limited extent, between states and other actors on the international stage.
About the Author:
Colleen M. Flood is the inaugural director of the Ottawa Centre for Health Law Ethics and Policy. From 2000-2015 she was a Professor and Canada Research Chair at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto with cross-appointments to the School of Public Policy and the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation. From 2006-2011 she served as a Scientific Director of the Canadian Institute for Health Services and Policy Research. Her primary areas of scholarship are in comparative health care law & policy, public/private financing of health care systems, health care reform, constitutional law, administrative law, and accountability and governance issues more broadly.