Tag Archives: public health

“Toward Quality Measures for Population Health and the Leading Health Indicators”

If you, like me, missed this report when it first appeared last summer, visit the Institute of Medicine website to read the free PDF (or to order a copy). Public health practice and health care delivery in the United States … Continue reading

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Counting the sick and dead: Surveillance and society in contemporary Europe

From the Center for European Studies: Modern states use surveillance to watch the bodies of citizens, monitoring them for illness, infection, and threats to public health. Public health surveillance is, however, a poorly understood service and its importance, intrusiveness, and … Continue reading

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Next generation science communicators need your support!

Beginning February 4, a new group of student science bloggers begins posting on Mind the Science Gap, learning how to translate complex science into something a broad audience can understand and appreciate. Next generation science communicators need your support!.

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Lecture – Economics and Human Biology – The Findings of 25 Years of Research

The first invited lecture in a series will be given by John Komlos, Professor of Economics, University of Munich and Visiting Professor of Economics, Duke University. Born in Hungary,  John Komlos is an American economic historian at the University of … Continue reading

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