Salus Populi Project Launches New Website


01.20.21 —The Center for Health Policy and Law’s Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded project, Salus Populi: Educating the Judiciary About the Social Determinants of Health, launched a website,, which is a resource for judges and attorneys who are interested in learning more about how judges can impact health. Along with the launch of the website, the Salus Populi team recently published four white papers on how judicial decisions affect population health, why judges should understand the social determinants of health, and related judicial education programs.

This initiative is in collaboration with the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research.

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