Cason Schmit is a research assistant professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management where he actively researches the role of law in health systems.
Prior to joining Texas A&M University, he worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Law Program as an Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education legal fellow (2013-2015) and as a federal contractor (2015-2016). There he worked with public health professionals within CDC centers and offices and state, tribal, local, and territorial partners to promote the use of law as a tool to improve the public's health. His research with CDC focused on the role of law in health system transformation, including the use of electronic health information to promote public health, state innovation models, pay-for-success initiatives, and pharmacists' vaccination authority.
- Schmit, C., Sunshine, G., Pepin, D., Ramanathan, T., Menon, A., & Penn, M. (2017). Transitioning From Paper to Digital: State Statutory and Regulatory Frameworks for Health Information Technology. Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974). 132(5), 585-592.
- Ramanathan, T., Schmit, C., Menon, A., & Fox, C. (2015). The Role of Law in Supporting Secondary Uses of Electronic Health Information. J Law Med Ethics. 43(s1), 48-51.
Institutional Repository Documents12
- Schmit, C. (2017). State Law Landscape for Health Information Technology.
- Schmit, C., Ramanathan, T., Sunshine, G., & Menon, A. (2015). Electronic Health Information Research Anthology: Selected Readings.
- Ramanathan, T., Schmit, C., Menon, A., Sunshine, G., & Pepin, D. (2015). Federal Public Health Laws Supporting Data Use and Sharing.