Distance Learning

Rural Health and the Law, Part II - On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 10/10/2019

Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Format: Live Webinar
Topic: Integrating Legal Services into Recovery Efforts: Can Medical-Legal Partnerships Help?       

The second webinar in the 3-part series will be focused on public health and legal approaches to addressing the opioid epidemic in rural communities. Speakers will explore the data related to disparities in opioid related health outcomes in rural and urban communities. At the heart of this program will also be a discussion about how medical-legal services partnerships (MLPs) can serve as a critical recovery service, when coupled with medical and behavioral health services.

Note: No CLE offered for this course.


  • Public Health System
  • CDC's Public Health Law Program

Ellie Bane, JD (Moderator)

Former General Counsel

Former General Counsel
Ector County Hospital District-Medical Center Health System
Houston, TX

Vice Chair
Public Health Systems Affinity Group

Ellen Lawton, JD

Co-Principal Investigator and Lead Research Scientist

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Department of Health Policy & Management
The Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Mark J. Cardosi, JD

Managing Attorney

Portsmouth Office
Ohio State Legal Services Association
Portsmouth, OH 

Judge Loretta Rush


Indiana's 108th Supreme Court Justice

  • AHLA Member: $20
  • Non-AHLA Member: $30