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90 Ky. L.J. 831 (2001-2002)
School Vaccination Requirements: Historical, Social, and Legal Perspectives

handle is hein.journals/kentlj90 and id is 843 raw text is: ARTICLES
School Vaccination Requirements:
Historical, Social, and Legal Perspectives*
BY JAMES G. HoDGTE, JR., J.D., LL.M.**
& LAWRENCE 0. GOSTIN, J.D., LL.D. (IIon.)***
TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.  INTRODUCTION  .......................................       832
This Article is based, in part, on the authors' report of the same title prepared
with support from the Merck Foundation. Although the Merck Foundation
provided funding support, the report solely represents the scholarly views of its
authors. The Article is also based in part on LAWRENCE 0. GOSTIN, PUBLIC HEALTH
LAW: POWER, DUTY, RESTRAINT (2000).
The authors are grateful for the assistance of distinguished public health
officials, scholars, and other experts in vaccination law, history, ethics, and policy
who provided comments and suggestions pursuauit to their peer review of the
corresponding report. These individuals include: Bruce Gellin, M.D., Department
of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt Medical Center; Neal A. Halsey, M.D.,
Director, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health; Alan R. Hinman, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Consultant for Public Health
Programs, Task Force for Child Survival and Development; Walter Orenstein,
M.D., Director, National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control &
Prevention; and Tom Vernon, M.D., Executive Director, Medical, Scientific, and
Public Health Affairs, Merck Vaccine Division, Merck and Co., Inc.
The authors would also like to thank Lance Gable, J.D., William Tarantino,
J.D., Mark Lowry, J.D., Mira Burghadrt, J.D., and Dan Cooper (Georgetown
University Law Center) for their research assistance.
 Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center; Assistant
Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Project Director,
Center for Law and the Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins
Universities.
'* Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Professor, Johns
Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Director, Center for Law and the
Public's Health at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities.

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