Evan Anderson, JD, PhD

Evan Anderson, JD, PhD
Senior Fellow

Lecturer, Schools of Nursing and Medicine

Public Health Interests

Epidemiology, Law, Policy, Social Determinants of Health, Substance Abuse

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Evan Anderson is a public health law researcher. He was formerly the Senior Legal Fellow at the National Program Office for Public Health Law Research (PHLR), an RWJF-funded academic center based at Temple University Beasley School of Law. At PHLR, his work focused on empirical evaluations of the effect of law on population health. Anderson was previously a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Senior Fellow at the Centers for Law and the Public's Health: A Collaborative at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. At Hopkins, his projects explored the balance between government authority in promoting health and individual rights in contexts including emergency preparedness and infectious disease. He currently lectures in health policy and public health law in the School of Nursing and in the MPH Program.

Select Publications:

Burris SC, Anderson ED, Legal Regulation of Health-Related Behavior: A Half-Century of Public Health Law Research. Annual Review of Law and Social Science (forthcoming 2013) (manuscript available athttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2233603).

Anderson ED and Davis CS. Breaking the Cycle of Untreated Pain. Temple Journal of International and Comparative Law; 2011:24(2):329-364.

Anderson ED and Burris SC. Opioid Treatment Agreements Are the Answer. What is the Question? The American Journal of Bioethics. 2010:10(11):5-12.

ED Anderson, Tremper C, Thomas S, Wagenaar A, Measuring Law for Public Health Research, Public Health Law Research (eds. Burris & Wagenaar) Josey Bass 2013 [manuscript available athttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2021191].