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Event Update:Public Debate on Doctor Assisted Suicide/Physician Aid-in-Dying with Erwin Chemerinsky - September 3, 2015 - Public Health News Spotlight

NOTE: Venue Change: Crystal Cove Auditorium, Student Center, UC Irvine
The issue of physician assisted suicide, or what proponents prefer to call physician aid in dying, is back in the forefront of public policy debates in California. Although California Senate Bill 128, a legislative proposal to legalize this practice for terminally ill patients, was recently pulled from a vote in the Assembly Health Committee, there remain pending court cases on this issue in California, and proponents are prepared to introduce a statewide ballot initiative to legalize assisted suicide. Please RSVP.

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UCI Public Health's MPH Program Scores Top Ranking - Public Health News Spotlight has ranked UCI Public Health as one of the top 25 Master of Public Health Degree Programs for Spring 2015. Rankings were compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31 2015, encompassing reviews from more than 70,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs.

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