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Hurricane Experts Available for Media

Hurricane Experts Available for Media

University of Houston experts, including Pat Bellamy, director of the Southwest Public Safety Technology Center and engineering professor at UH, are prepared to comment on the topics related to hurricane season preparation and response.

Alex Kopatic

UH Law Center will host swine flu summit

April 29, 2009 - Houston - The Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center will host on Wednesday, April 29, a summit for local and state officials about legal issues that may arise from the current outbreak of swine flu.

Topics to be covered include the authority of government officials to enforce isolation and quarantine, to limit public gatherings, to close public facilities and to take other approaches that may be recommended.

WHAT: Public health law and swine flu summit

WHEN: 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 29

WHERE: University of Houston Law Center, Heritage Room, second floor 

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