10 Maggio 2012
UNICRI – United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute – SIOI Italian Society for International Organisation
Law Enforcement and Public Health SeminarFriday 11 May, 16.00 – 19.00
Piazza San Marco, 51 – Rome
“Public health approaches to crime prevention: the critical partnership with law enforcement”
Chair: Professor Nick Crofts, Senior Research Fellow, UNICRI
15.30 p.m. Welcome by Amb. Marcello Salimei
Welcome and introduction
Alessandra O’Neil, UNICRI
15.45 p.m. Overview: Law, law enforcement and public health
Prof Scott Burris, Temple University Beasley School of Law
16.10 p.m. Public health as crime prevention
Prof Nick Crofts, UNICRI Senior Research Fellow, and University of Melbourne
16.35 p.m. Law, law enforcement and public health in developing countries
Dr David Patterson, International Development Law Organisation
17.00 p.m. Refreshment break – tea and coffee
17.30 p.m. The role of prisons in public health
Prof Ernie Drucker, John Jay College of Criminology, and Columbia University, New York
17.55 p.m. The police and public health partnership at major events
Dr Julie Cavanagh, NHS, Dundee
18.20 p.m. Synergies between public health and law enforcement in the evaluation and inspection of clinical trials of drugs for marketing authorization.
Dr. Umberto Filibeck, UNICRI
18.45 p.m. Question and Answers
Prof Ernie Drucker is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health; Senior Research Associate and Scholar in Residence at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of NY, and on the teaching faculty of the Bard Prison Initiative. His most recent major publication is A Plague of Prisons, a book in which he examines the thesis that prison in the U.S. are of themselves public health threats.
Prof Scott Burris, J.D., is a Professor of Law at Temple Law School, where he directs the Center for Health Law, Policy and Practice, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Public Health Law Research program. He is also Associate Director of the Centers for Law and the Public’s Health: A Collaborative at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities.
Prof Nick Crofts is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in International and Public Health at the School of Population Health at the University of Melbourne, and for 2012 a Senior Research fellow at the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute in Turin. He is Director of the First International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, November 2012.
David Patterson is Head of the Social Development Programs Unit of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
Dr Julie Cavanagh is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine with the Directorate of Public Health of the Tayside NHS Board in Dundee, Scotland.
Dr. Umberto Filibeck is former Chief of the Inspection and GCP Compliance Department at the Italian Medicines Agency, and a consultant to UNICRI.