CMA's Council on Science and Public Health studies and makes recommendations concerning public health (e.g. infectious disease, immunizations, tobacco control, substance abuse, environmental contaminants, etc.) and scientific/clinical issues.
The Council on Science and Public Health also serves as a reference committee of the House of Delegates (HOD) if and when an issue of House business has been assigned to it by the Speaker and the Committee of Delegation Chairs. These responsibilities shall include studying, soliciting testimony and making recommendations to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on submitted resolutions in its issue areas.