Public Health Law and Legal Issues in Massachusetts


Subject Matter Expert

  • Cheryl Sbarra, Massachusetts Association of Health Boards, Senior Staff Attorney


  • Kathleen MacVarish, Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), Associate Professor of the Practice

Special Acknowledgments

  • Advisory Committee members for their many contributions to the Local Public Heatlh Institute of Massachusetts



Funding Attribution and Disclaimer

This training was supported by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) with funds made available by the Cooperative Agreement Number TP921913, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

This project is/was also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP20150 "Public Health Training Center". This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.