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Artificial Chemistries

Artificial Chemistries

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The field of Artificial Life (ALife) is now firmly established in the scientific world, but it has yet to achieve one of its original goals: an understanding of the emergence of life on Earth. The ... More

Contested IllnessesCitizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about ... More

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Peter J. Neumann, Theodore G. Ganiats, Louise B. Russell, Gillian D. Sanders, and Joanna E. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs rise in the United States, debate is ongoing over how to obtain better value for dollars spent. In this context, the use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is more compelling ... More

Exercises in EpidemiologyApplying Principles and Methods

Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190651510
eISBN:
9780190651541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651510.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles ... More

Exposed ScienceGenes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Sara Shostak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the center of Defining Vulnerabilitiesare the interlinked puzzles of why and how environmental health scientists have rallied around research on gene-environment interaction. Defining ... More

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Sam F. Halabi, Lawrence O. Gostin, and Jeffrey S. Crowley (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190604882
eISBN:
9780190604912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190604882.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa shocked the world as the disease spread rapidly from its origin to neighboring countries, Europe, and North America while the systems in place to ... More

The Healthcare Professional WorkforceUnderstanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Timothy J. Hoff, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, and Gary J. Young

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book examines major transformations in the U.S. health professions workforce, and how various professionals are being affected by a myriad of industry and societal trends as well as new policies ... More

Interpreting Epidemiologic EvidenceConnecting Research to Applications

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence: Connecting Research to Applications

David A. Savitz and Gregory A. Wellenius

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190243777
eISBN:
9780190243807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243777.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence offers those who have had an introductory course in epidemiology the knowledge they need to make clear connections from research findings to practical ... More

Out in the RuralA Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Thomas J. Ward Jr. and H. Jack Geiger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190624620
eISBN:
9780190624651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624620.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1965, as part of the War on Poverty, the Office of Economic Opportunity approved a $1.3 million grant to fund the development of the first two community health centers in the United States: The ... More

Prevention DiariesThe Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Larry Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190623821
eISBN:
9780190623852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623821.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

How do trees help reduce violence? What do roads have to do with chronic disease? Prevention Diaries illuminates the unexpected (yet foreseeable) things that shape people’s health and provides the ... More

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