Schmit, Cason individual record
Research Assistant Professor

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.

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Academic Articles7
Conference Papers1
  • Schmit, C., Kelly, K., & Bernstein, J. (2019). Cross Sector Data Sharing: Necessity, Challenge, and Hope. J Law Med Ethics. 47(2_suppl), 83-86.
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Institutional Repository Documents12
Internet Publications1
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Texas A&M Health Science Center; Health Policy And Management; 1266 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77843-1266