Summary: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
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- Effects of alcohol tax and price policies on morbidity and mortality: a systematic reviewAlexander C Wagenaar
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
Am J Public Health 100:2270-8. 2010..We systematically reviewed the effects of alcohol taxes and prices on alcohol-related morbidity and mortality to assess their public health impact...
- Demographic, knowledge, attitudinal, and accessibility factors associated with uptake of cervical cancer screening among women in a rural district of Tanzania: three public policy implicationsFrida S Lyimo
Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, Mwanza, Tanzania
BMC Public Health 12:22. 2012..The aim of the study was to identify the most important factors related to the uptake of cervical cancer screening among women in a rural district of Tanzania...
- Secondhand tobacco smoke in bars and restaurants in Santiago, Chile: evaluation of partial smoking ban legislation in public placesMarcia Erazo
Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Tob Control 19:469-74. 2010....
- The perils of ignoring history: Big Tobacco played dirty and millions died. How similar is Big Food?Kelly D Brownell
Rudd Center for Food Policy andObesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT06520 8369, USA
Milbank Q 87:259-94. 2009..In the hope that the food history will be written differently, this article both highlights important lessons that can be learned from the tobacco experience and recommends actions for the food industry...
- The effect of fiscal policy on diet, obesity and chronic disease: a systematic reviewAnne Marie Thow
Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Bull World Health Organ 88:609-14. 2010..To assess the effect of food taxes and subsidies on diet, body weight and health through a systematic review of the literature...
- Public policy and private health insurance: distributional impact on public and private hospital usageAgnes E Walker
Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, Australian National University, Barry Drive Building 62, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:305-14. 2007..To study the effectiveness of recent private health insurance (PHI) reforms, in particular the 30% rebate and Lifetime Health Cover, in terms of their stated aim of reducing the load on public hospitals...
- Ecology. The biodiversity and ecosystem services science-policy interfaceCharles Perrings
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Science 331:1139-40. 2011
- Corporate social responsibility and access to policy élites: an analysis of tobacco industry documentsGary J Fooks
School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 8:e1001076. 2011..However, few studies have focused in depth on what tobacco companies hoped to achieve through CSR or reflected on the extent to which these ambitions have been realised...
- Global health equity and climate stabilisation: a common agendaSharon Friel
Commission on Social Determinants of Health, International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
Lancet 372:1677-83. 2008..Global interconnectedness and interdependence enable the social and environmental determinants of health to be addressed in ways that will increase health equity, reduce poverty, and build societies that live within environmental limits...
- A crisis in the marketplace: how food marketing contributes to childhood obesity and what can be doneJennifer L Harris
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8369, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:211-25. 2009..This article reviews existing knowledge of the impact of marketing and addresses the value of various legal, legislative, regulatory, and industry-based approaches to change...
- Smoking behaviour, involuntary smoking, attitudes towards smoke-free legislations, and tobacco control activities in the European UnionJose M Martínez-Sánchez
Tobacco Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia ICO, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
PLoS ONE 5:e13881. 2010....
- Comparative cost-effectiveness of policy instruments for reducing the global burden of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug useDan Chisholm
Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
Drug Alcohol Rev 25:553-65. 2006..These issues are the subject of the final section of this review...
- Socioeconomic consequences of mercury use and pollutionEdward B Swain
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St Paul 55155, USA
Ambio 36:45-61. 2007....
- Can food be addictive? Public health and policy implicationsAshley N Gearhardt
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Addiction 106:1208-12. 2011..Although the addictive potential of foods continues to be debated, important lessons learned in reducing the health and economic consequences of drug addiction may be especially useful in combating food-related problems...
- Obesity metaphors: how beliefs about the causes of obesity affect support for public policyColleen L Barry
Yale University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Milbank Q 87:7-47. 2009..This article identifies a unique role of metaphor-based beliefs, as distinct from conventional political attitudes, in explaining support for obesity policies...
- Policy support, norms, and secondhand smoke exposure before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free law in Mexico cityJames F Thrasher
Department of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Room 215, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Am J Public Health 100:1789-98. 2010..We assessed attitudes and beliefs about smoke-free laws, compliance, and secondhand smoke exposure before and after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free law in Mexico City...
- Medicine. Moving toward transparency of clinical trialsDeborah A Zarin
National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
Science 319:1340-2. 2008
- How much would closing schools reduce transmission during an influenza pandemic?Kathryn Glass
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Epidemiology 18:623-8. 2007..Although schools have been closed to slow the spread of influenza, there is limited evidence as to the impact on transmission of disease...
- From research to public policy: an essential extension of the translation research agendaDavid M Mirvis
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA
Clin Transl Sci 2:379-81. 2009..The results will benefit the researcher and the decision maker, as well as the research itself...
- Rationale and consequences of reclassifying obesity as an addictive disorder: neurobiology, food environment and social policy perspectivesPatricia J Allen
Department of Psychology, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155, USA
Physiol Behav 107:126-37. 2012..Psychiatric Association, version IV, and consider the consequences of such a reclassification of obesity for public policy. Specifically, we discuss evidence from both human and animal studies investigating the effects of various ..
- Physical education policy compliance and children's physical fitnessEmma V Sanchez-Vaznaugh
Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, California, USA
Am J Prev Med 42:452-9. 2012..Although compliance at the school and district levels is likely to be critical for the success of physical education policies, few published studies have focused on this issue...
- Why the Distilled Spirits Industry Council of Australia is not a credible partner for the Australian government in making alcohol policyGeoffrey Munro
Australian Drug Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 31:365-9. 2012....
- Health literacy and child health promotion: implications for research, clinical care, and public policyLee M Sanders
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Jay Weiss Center for Social Medicine and Health Equity, Department of Pediatrics, 1601 NW 12th Ave, Suite 4063, Miami, FL 33136, USA
Pediatrics 124:S306-14. 2009..Future initiatives to reduce child health inequities should include health-promotion strategies that meet the health literacy needs of children, adolescents, and their caregivers...
- Cost-effectiveness of volumetric alcohol taxation in AustraliaJoshua M Byrnes
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 192:439-43. 2010....
- Public engagement as a means of restoring public trust in science--hitting the notes, but missing the music?Brian Wynne
ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Community Genet 9:211-20. 2006....
- Cervical cancer screening programmes and policies in 18 European countriesA Anttila
The Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, Finland
Br J Cancer 91:935-41. 2004..Our survey indicated that the recommendations as currently given are met in only few European countries. Health authorities need to consider stronger measures and incentives than those laid out in the current set of recommendations...
- Interventions to reduce HIV transmission related to injecting drug use in prisonRalf Jürgens
HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
Lancet Infect Dis 9:57-66. 2009..The introduction of these programmes in countries with an existing or emergent epidemic of HIV infection among injecting drug users is therefore warranted, as part of comprehensive programmes to address HIV in prisons...
- Workplace and home smoking restrictions and racial/ethnic variation in the prevalence and intensity of current cigarette smoking among women by poverty status, TUS-CPS 1998-1999 and 2001-2002Vickie L Shavers
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, Applied Research Program, Health Service and Economics Branch, 6130 Executive Blvd, MSC 7344, EPN Room 4005, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:34-43. 2006..This cross sectional study examines the association of workplace smoking policies and home smoking restrictions with current smoking among women...
- The national free delivery policy in Nepal: early evidence of its effects on health facilitiesSophie Witter
Immpact, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Health Policy Plan 26:ii84-91. 2011..It will be challenging to build on the gains of the past few years and sustain them, at the same time as merging the separate free care funding streams...
- Reducing corruption in a Mexican medical school: impact assessment across two cross-sectional surveysSergio Paredes-Solís
Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico
BMC Health Serv Res 11:S13. 2011....
- Is nonsmoking dangerous to the health of restaurants? The effect of California's indoor smoking ban on restaurant revenuesLisa Stolzenberg
School of Policy and Management, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Eval Rev 31:75-92. 2007..Findings also revealed that the indoor smoking ban had little observable impact on the revenue rate for restaurants overall and for non-alcohol-serving restaurants...
- Establishing evidence for early action: the prevention of reproductive and developmental harmDavid Gee
Strategic Knowledge and Innovation, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark
Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 102:257-66. 2008..Proposals are made to improve those in current use, including a definition of the precautionary principle...
- At the frontier of tobacco control: a brief review of public attitudes toward smoke-free outdoor placesGeorge Thomson
University of Otago, Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
Nicotine Tob Res 11:584-90. 2009..Their use appears to be one of the frontier areas of tobacco control development. We briefly reviewed the available reports on public attitudes about smoke-free public outdoor areas...
- Ethical and public policy aspects of childhood obesity: opinions of scientists working on an intervention studyD Wickins-Drazilova
Department of Philosophy, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
Obes Rev 11:620-6. 2010....
- Public opinion about laws to prohibit weight discrimination in the United StatesRebecca M Puhl
Department of Psychology, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:74-82. 2011..These findings can be used to inform policy makers in efforts to develop antidiscrimination laws. Such measures will rectify health disparities for overweight Americans and facilitate public health efforts to address obesity...
- A review of organotin regulatory strategies, pending actions, related costs and benefitsM A Champ
Advanced Technology Research Project ATRP Corporation, Falls Church, VA 22042 3934, USA
Sci Total Environ 258:21-71. 2000..Market forces are selective for cheap labor and cheap environments. 'Unregulated' countries have unknowingly accepted the environmental and human health risks to gain the economic benefits from painting TBT on ships. (ABSTRACT TRUNCATED)..
- Incorporating the effects of socioeconomic uncertainty into priority setting for conservation investmentMarissa F McBride
Environmental Science, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Conserv Biol 21:1463-74. 2007....
- Sharing the benefits of genetic resources: from biodiversity to human geneticsDoris Schroeder
Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
Dev World Bioeth 6:135-43. 2006....
- Escaping from the Phantom Zone: social determinants of health, public health units and public policy in CanadaDennis Raphael
School of Health Policy and Management, York University, ON, Canada
Health Promot Int 24:193-8. 2009..research and advocacy activities in the service of strengthening the SDOH are so divorced from everyday public policy activity, media discourse and public awareness as to metaphorically suggest that SDOH researchers and ..
- Understanding the impact of public policy on cancer research: a bibliometric approachGrant Lewison
School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Eur J Cancer 46:912-9. 2010..through changing demographics (ageing and population growth) cancer is now one of the most complex and global public policy issues...
- Vested Interests in addiction research and policy. Alliance between tobacco and alcohol industries to shape public policyNan Jiang
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Addiction 108:852-64. 2013..The collaboration between these two industries in the tobacco policy arena is unknown. This study explored if tobacco and alcohol companies built alliances to influence tobacco legislation and, if so, how those alliances worked...
- The marketing of dissolvable tobacco: social science and public policy research needsBrian G Southwell
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Health Promot 26:331-2. 2012..The emergence of these new products poses distinct opportunities and challenges for social and behavioral science and public health research and raises important public policy questions.
- All creatures great and minute: a public policy primer for companion animal zoonosesJ K Reaser
Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, Washington, DC, USA
Zoonoses Public Health 55:385-401. 2008..background on the human-animal bond, risks of zoonoses associated with groups of companion animals, and the public policy context, as well as identify the factors needed to build a comprehensive approach to companion animal zoonoses ..
- Human dignity in international policy documents: a useful criterion for public policy?Inmaculada de Melo-Martin
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
Bioethics 25:37-45. 2011..Thus, they fail to guide public policy on embryo experimentation...
- The effectiveness of alcohol control policies on alcohol-related traffic fatalities in the United StatesKoyin Chang
Dept of Healthcare Information and Management, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Accid Anal Prev 45:406-15. 2012..The findings of this study suggest that zero tolerance laws and increased beer taxes are the most effective policies in reducing alcohol-related fatalities in all regions...
- Public financing of IVF: a review of policy rationalesPhilipa Mladovsky
London School of Economics, LSE Health, Cowdray House, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Health Care Anal 18:113-28. 2010....
- Public policy, elder abuse, and Adult Protective Services: the struggle for coherencePaula M Mixson
Paula Mixson and Associates, Austin, Texas 78723, USA
J Elder Abuse Negl 22:16-36. 2010The author examines public policy related to Adult Protective Services (APS) in the United States from the perspective of more than 20 years of experience in a large state APS program and a long-standing involvement in national ..
- The challenge of bridging science and policy in the Baltic Sea eutrophication governance in Finland: the perspective of scienceMia Pihlajamäki
Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Helsinki, Finland
Ambio 40:191-9. 2011..The aim is, then, to open up perspectives on how ambiguities related to science-policy interface could be coped with...
- The role of public policy in treating the epidemic of global obesityJ O Hill
Department of Pediatrics, Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado, USA
Clin Pharmacol Ther 81:772-5. 2007..Unfortunately, there is little information to adequately evaluate the many policies that have been suggested. The intent of this review is to discuss the potential use of policy to stem the global epidemic of obesity...
- A nutritional comparison of foods and beverages marketed to children in two advertising policy environmentsMonique Potvin Kent
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1829-37. 2012....
- Third-party reproductive assistance around the Mediterranean: comparing Sunni Egypt, Catholic Italy and multisectarian LebanonMarcia C Inhorn
Anthropology Department, Yale University, 10 Sachem Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Reprod Biomed Online 21:848-53. 2010..Such comparisons point to the need for understanding the complex interactions between law, religion, local moralities and reproductive practices for global bioethics...
- Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening in high-risk Spanish patients: use of a validated model to inform public policyUri Ladabaum
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2765-76. 2010..We developed a decision analytic model tailored to a pilot screening program for high-risk persons in Spain with the aim of informing public policy decisions.
- Health impact assessment, human rights and global public policy: a critical appraisalAlex Scott-Samuel
Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England
Bull World Health Organ 85:212-7. 2007b>Public policy decisions in both the social and economic spheres have enormous impact on global public health...
- Public bioethics and public engagement: the politics of "proper talk"Alfred Moore
Department of Philosophy, University College Cork, Ireland
Public Underst Sci 19:197-211. 2010..The article then questions whether the authority to categorize publics and identify "proper" ethical positions reintroduces problems of expertise in a new form...
- Banking on it: public policy and the ethics of stem cell research and developmentMita Giacomini
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC 3H1C, 1200 Main Street, West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
Soc Sci Med 65:1490-500. 2007..They are therefore highly worthy of scientific pursuit. This conclusion is provisional and the framework must be reapplied as scientific knowledge, technological capacity and ethical mores evolve...
- The vulnerabilities in childhood and adolescence and the Brazilian public policy interventionFranciele Fagundes Fonseca
Universidade Estadual de Montes Claros UNIMONTES, Montes Claros, MG, Brasil
Rev Paul Pediatr 31:258-64. 2013..To review and discuss childhood and adolescence vulnerabilities, as well as Brazilian public policies of intervention...
- Framing and the marginalisation of evidence in media reportage of policy debate about alcopops, Australia 2008-2009: implications for advocacyAndrea S Fogarty
School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Drug Alcohol Rev 30:569-76. 2011..The tax was associated with both and overall net reduction in alcohol consumption (2.7%) and reduction specifically in ready-to-drink spirits (26.1%)...
- General deterrence effects of U.S. statutory DUI fine and jail penalties: long-term follow-up in 32 statesAlexander C Wagenaar
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research and Institute for Child Health Policy, 1329 SW 16th St Rm 5130, Box 100177, Gainesville, FL 32610 0177, USA
Accid Anal Prev 39:982-94. 2007..We examined effects of state statutory changes in DUI fine or jail penalties for firsttime offenders from 1976 to 2002...
- Population composition, public policy, and the genetics of smokingJason D Boardman
Department of Sociology and Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0327, USA
Demography 48:1517-33. 2011In this article, we explore the effect of public policy on the extent to which genes influence smoking desistance...
- Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: when science, medicine, public policy, and laws collideKenneth R Warren
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
Dev Disabil Res Rev 15:170-5. 2009..been at odds with one another, resulting in collisions among policies and practices in science, medicine, public policy and the law...
- Conservation and adaptation to climate changeCassandra Brooke
WWF Australia, GPO Box 528, Sydney, New South Wales 2001, Australia
Conserv Biol 22:1471-6. 2008....
- Population risk factors and trends in health care and public policyBetsy Haughton
Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
J Acad Nutr Diet 112:S35-46. 2012..This article provides an overview of the most important population risk factors and trends in health care and public policy that are anticipated to affect the current dietetics workforce and future of dietetics training and practice...
- Gun violence and media effects: challenges for science and public policyMalte Elson
Malte Elson, Department of Communication, University of Munster, Munster, Germany Christopher J Ferguson, Department of Psychology, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, USA
Br J Psychiatry 203:322-4. 2013..In order to inform public policy, we need to close gaps, both in empirical research and the academic debate, while being alert for potential ..
- The use of public policy analysis to enhance the Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987Gerald Mark Breen
Department of Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Soc Work Health Care 48:505-18. 2009..By employing public policy analysis, and by analyzing various social science theories applicable to the improvement of care delivery and ..
- Can, and should, behavioural neuroscience influence public policy?Ben Seymour
Center for Information and Neural Networks, Osaka University, 1 3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
Trends Cogn Sci 16:449-51. 2012..really help shape the governance of a nation? Or does this represent growing misuse of neuroscience to attach scientific authority to policy, plus a clutch of neuroscientists trying to overstate their findings for a taste of power?..
- Public policy and the market for dental servicesJ L Leake
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 124 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:287-95. 2008..We further suggest that nations need to develop national systems capable of the surveillance of disease and human resources, and of the monitoring of appropriateness and efficiency of their oral healthcare delivery systems...
- Environmental equity and the role of public policy: experiences in the Rijnmond regionHanneke Kruize
Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, P O Box 1, 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Environ Manage 40:578-95. 2007..to grasp the mechanisms underlying the environmental equity situation, with an emphasis on the role of public policy. Environmental equity is not a priority in public policy for the greater Rotterdam region known as the ..
- Accidental needle sticks, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the fallacy of public policyBruce L Wolf
Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:52-4. 2006..Safety needles for intradermal testing remain optional. Whether safety needles reduce the number of accidental needle sticks (ANSs) in the outpatient setting has yet to be proven...
- Connecting active living research and public policy: transdisciplinary research and policy interventions to increase physical activityJoseph M Schilling
Metropolitan Institute at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Alexandria, VA, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S1-15. 2009..Improving the rigor of research, asking policy-relevant questions, presenting country-specific data, and effectively communicating findings to policy makers are likely to contribute to greater impact of research on policy processes...
- Mandatory helmet legislation and the print media in Viet NamPeter S Hill
School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston 4006, Australia
Accid Anal Prev 41:789-97. 2009..In highlighting quality control of helmets as a key issue, the media have identified a potential ongoing role in monitoring the state's initiative in reducing the road toll from traumatic brain injury in motorcyclists...
- Cigarette price, affordability and smoking prevalence in the European UnionIlze Bogdanovica
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Addiction 107:188-96. 2012....
- How has the Licensing Act (2003) changed the epidemiology of assaults presenting to a Cambridgeshire emergency department? Before and after studyBen H Peirce
Cambridge University, Cambridge University Foundation Hospitals Trust, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 18:351-6. 2011..This study aimed to assess whether the Licensing Act (2003) has had a significant impact on the number and demography of assaults presenting to a Cambridgeshire emergency department...
- Health impact assessment as a strategy for intersectoral collaborationEunjeong Kang
Department of Health Administration and Management, Soon Chun Hyang University, Asan, Korea
J Prev Med Public Health 44:201-9. 2011..This study examined the use of health impact assessment (HIA) as a tool for intersectoral collaboration using the case of an HIA project conducted in Gwang Myeong City, Korea...
- Presumed consent for organ preservation in uncontrolled donation after cardiac death in the United States: a public policy with serious consequencesJoseph L Verheijde
Bioethics, Policy and Law Program, School of Life Sciences, Center for Biology and Society, Arizona State University, 300 East University Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
Philos Ethics Humanit Med 4:15. 2009....
- The needle in the haystack: international consortia and the return of individual research resultsSusan E Wallace
Population and Public Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
J Law Med Ethics 39:631-9. 2011..Finally, it suggests an oversight mechanism these and other international consortia can use to ensure that this important issue is addressed appropriately...
- "Efforts to Reprioritise the Agenda" in China: British American Tobacco's Efforts to Influence Public Policy on Secondhand Smoke in ChinaMonique E Muggli
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
PLoS Med 5:1729-69. 2008..Internal tobacco industry documents show that transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) have pursued a multifaceted strategy for undermining the adoption of restrictions on smoking in many countries...
- The whole-brain concept of death remains optimum public policyJames L Bernat
Dept of Medicine Neurology at Dartmouth Medical School and Clinical Ethics Program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
J Law Med Ethics 34:35-43, 3. 2006
- Framing public policy towards a public health paradigm for gamblingDavid Korn
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gambl Stud 19:235-56. 2003This paper examines the public policy value of looking at gambling from a public health perspective. The manner in which social issues are framed will either expand or curtail public policy debates...
- Death, brain death, and the limits of science: why the whole-brain concept of death is a flawed public policyMike Nair-Collins
Clinical Trials Support Division, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
J Law Med Ethics 38:667-83. 2010..This is disingenuous, and it results in serious moral flaws in the medical practices surrounding organ donation. Public policy that relies on the whole-brain concept of death is therefore morally flawed and in need of revision.
- A review of low-level air pollution and adverse effects on human health: implications for epidemiological studies and public policyNeide Regina Simoes Olmo
Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, Department of Pathology, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:681-90. 2011..We also aimed to determine which of these studies mentioned public policy issues...
- The role of work in psychological health and well-being: a conceptual, historical, and public policy perspectiveDavid L Blustein
Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Am Psychol 63:228-40. 2008..Three illustrative lines of inquiry in which research has affected the potential for informing public policy are presented...
- Science, precaution, and the politics of technological risk: converging implications in evolutionary and social scientific perspectivesAndy Stirling
SPRU Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex, Freeman Centre, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 9QE, UK
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1128:95-110. 2008..A concrete framework is outlined through which the synergies can be more effectively harnessed. By this means, we can hope simultaneously to improve scientific rigor and democratic legitimacy in risk governance...
- A timely harvestPierre Benoit Joly
INRA, 65 Boulevard de Brandebourg, F 94205 Ivry, France
Nature 450:174. 2007
- [Social marketing and public policies for health: campaign to promote smoke-free spaces in Mexico]Victor Villalobos
Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Salud Publica Mex 52:S129-37. 2010..The campaign evaluation indicates a significant impact, which suggests that future campaigns use similar strategies in their development...
- Exploring the impact of foreign direct investment on tobacco consumption in the former Soviet UnionA B Gilmore
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Tob Control 14:13-21. 2005..This paper seeks to explore the impact that the substantial transnational tobacco company investments have had on patterns of tobacco trade and consumption in the former Soviet Union...
- State of the science on postacute rehabilitation: setting a research agenda and developing an evidence base for practice and public policy. An introductionAllen W Heinemann
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Assist Technol 20:55-60. 2008..The full set of symposium articles, including recommendations for future research, appear in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...
- The common morality in communitarian thought: reflective consensus in public policyMark G Kuczewski
Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 30:45-54. 2009..that the notion of the common morality can have in a contemporary communitarian approach to ethics and public policy. The common morality can be defined as the conditions for shared pursuit of the good or as the values, ..
- International trade, animal health and veterinary epidemiology: challenges and opportunitiesC Zepeda
Center for Veterinary Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Systems, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Prev Vet Med 48:261-71. 2001..This paper analyses the interactions between international trade of animals (and animal products) and epidemiology with discussion on the inputs of epidemiology in surveillance, risk analysis and regionalization...
- Effects of a workplace-smoking ban in combination with tax increases on smoking in the Dutch populationWendy M I Verdonk-Kleinjan
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, PO Box 2168, 5600 CD Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Nicotine Tob Res 13:412-8. 2011..This study explores how the combination of measures influences the smoking behavior of the general population divided into subpopulations with and without paid work (all aged 16-65 years)...
- Conservation science and forest service policy for roadless areasJames Morton Turner
Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Program, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Conserv Biol 20:713-22. 2006..The emphasis on large-scale, top-down, national approaches to conservation policy has rendered such policies politically problematic...
- Smoking restrictions in bars and bartender smoking in the US, 1992-2007Marianne P Bitler
Department of Economics, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 3125, USA
Tob Control 20:196-200. 2011....
- Establishing a Three Rs programme at the Canadian Council on Animal CareGilly Griffin
Canadian Council on Animal Care, 1510 130 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4, Canada
Altern Lab Anim 37:63-7. 2009..This programme will build on the work of FRAME and other similar Three Rs organisations, to further the promotion and implementation of the Three Rs in Canadian science...
- A historical synopsis of farm animal disease and public policy in twentieth century BritainAbigail Woods
Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Level 2, Central Library, Imperial College London South Kensington campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1943-54. 2011..This paper documents and analyses these changes in relation to the development of public policy. It reveals that scientific knowledge and disease demographics cannot by themselves explain the shifting ..
- The intersection of public policy and health behavior theory in the physical activity arenaGenevieve F Dunton
Dept of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Alhambra, CA, USA
J Phys Act Health 7:S91-8. 2010..To develop effective physical activity policies in these and other areas, greater understanding of how and why policies successfully impact behavior change is needed...
- Public policy action and CCC implementation: benefits and hurdlesCarter Steger
State and Local Campaigns, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, 901 E Street, NW Suite 500, Washington, DC 2004, USA
Cancer Causes Control 21:2041-8. 2010..Efforts have moved progressively from describing how public policy can enhance the comprehensive cancer control agenda to implementation of public policy best practices at both ..
- New Belgian embryo transfer policy leads to sharp decrease in multiple pregnancy rateL Van Landuyt
Centre for Reproductive Medicine, University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 101, B Brussels, Belgium
Reprod Biomed Online 13:765-71. 2006..Clinical pregnancy rates were not compromised by the new law. Elective single embryo transfer should be considered more seriously for women 36-39 years of age...
- How does public policy impact cervical screening and vaccination strategies?Thomas J Herzog
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
Gynecol Oncol 119:175-80. 2010..To examine the current approaches to cervical screening and points to consider for improving HPV vaccination acceptance and uptake in the US...
- Enforcing an outdoor smoking ban on a college campus: effects of a multicomponent approachKari Jo Harris
School of Public and Community Health Sciences, College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
J Am Coll Health 58:121-6. 2009..Data on effective strategies to enforce policies banning outdoor smoking are sparse. This study tested the effects of an enforcement package implemented on a college campus...
- Public policy involvement by health commissionersAmy Thompson
The University of Toledo, Health and Human Services, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
J Community Health 34:239-45. 2009..national study was to determine advocacy activities and level of involvement of health commissioners regarding public policy. Benefits, barriers, and perceived outcomes of advocacy efforts were also explored...
- "We're not short of people telling us what the problems are. We're short of people telling us what to do": an appraisal of public policy and mental healthMark Petticrew
Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Public Health 8:314. 2008..We report on the theory, methods and findings of a project which involved an appraisal of current Scottish policy with respect to its potential impacts on mental health and wellbeing...
- Public policy versus individual rights and responsibility: an economist's perspectiveFrank J Chaloupka
University of Illinois, 444 Westside Research Office Bldg, 1747 West Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A100. 2011..If effective public policies for reducing obesity and its consequences are to be developed and implemented, individual rights and government interests must be balanced...
- Social protection, work and family strain: disadvantage effects in US and EuropeLisa F Berkman; Fiscal Year: 2013..Aim 4: Assess impacts of trends in work-family strain on socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in the US and Europe. ..
- Economic Restructuring and Social Mobility in JapanWei hsin Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Risk Factors for Adolescent Drug Use in the United States and ColombiaEric C Brown; Fiscal Year: 2013..This project takes advantage of a timely opportunity to collaboratively develop and share scientific knowledge for the prevention of adolescent drug use in both Colombian and U.S. youth populations. ..
- COMPARATIVE LIFE COURSE RESEARCH ON ECONOMIC WELL-BEINGLEE RAINWATER; Fiscal Year: 1991..The studies will explore in particular changes over time and differences among countries in the characteristics of poor and low-income groups...
- HEALTH SERVICES IMPACTS OF YOUTH ALCOHOL MEASURESDavid Levy; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Jornaleros Unidos con el Pueblo (Day Laborers United)Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outcome indictors will be formulated to reflect changes in hazardous work conditions and their social and structural context and changes in the collective capacity of the community. ..
- NEWBORN GENETIC SCREENING:FOR WHOSE BENEFIT?Lainie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2005..OUTCOMES: The major outcomes will be a series of peer-reviewed articles and a full-length book entitled Newborn Genetic Screening: In whose Interest? For whose Benefit? ..
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Education in Genetic Ethics ('EDGE')Mark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2005..The project includes a curriculum steering committee comprised of experts in the field of genetics research and genetics education, as well as select project team members, to provide on-going advance to the project. ..
- Vocational Student Tobacco UseAlexandra Loukas; Fiscal Year: 2008..Development of effective prevention and intervention programs aimed at reducing tobacco use in this population require an understanding of the factors that contribute to their tobacco use. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- In-school and community media preventionMichael Slater; Fiscal Year: 2008..As a result, the school and community treatments are crossed and can each be assessed within an HLM framework. Cost-effectiveness data will also be collected and assessed. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Deep Brain Stimulation for Disorders of Mood Thought and Behavior: Scientific anDEBRA MATHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Macro-social & Parent Influence on Adolescents' Drug UseMatthew Farrelly; Fiscal Year: 2007..Generalized Growth Mixture Modeling will be used to test the study hypotheses. ..
- Multi-site Prevention of Adolescent Conduct ProblemsKENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Reduce Transmission Risks & Improve HCV Treatment AccessSteffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- National Black Leadership Conference on GeneticsKathy Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The Conference will be held in Washington DC in May 2004. ..
- Interventions to Control Obesity in Community CollegesLaura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Policies Improving Non-English Speakers' Access & CareLonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in TijuanaSteffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Away From Home and Out of SchoolDeborah A Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings will be useful to inform future community and population level interventions to promote healthy eating, active living, and obesity control. ..
- Interventions to Control Obesity in CollegesLaura A Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2010..If proven effective, this strong partnership model combined with powerful economic data offer a unique opportunity for intervention institutionalization and dissemination throughout the community college campus system. ..
- PHARMACOGENOMICS AND MINORITY POPULATIONSMark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- GENETIC INFORMATION AND LIFE INSURANCE UNDERWRITINGMark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..The conference will focus on building consensus and advancing understanding in areas of disagreement. The chapters, as well as the positions developed at the conference, will form the basis of a book to be published ..
- Leveraging Medicare Payment & Reporting Policies to Improve Nursing Home QualityDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important research and policy-relevant contributions aimed at improving the quality of care for all nursing home residents. ..
- BALTIMORE NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAM EVALUATIONSteffanie Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2004..In meeting the above specific aims, the proposed study will have an important impact on policies surrounding NEP in the United States and elsewhere. ..
- ALCOHOL OUTLETS, BROKEN WINDOWS, GONORRHEA AND HIV RISKDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003..The findings will inform future HIV prevention interventions and provide guidance to CBOs as to whether control of alcohol outlets and neighborhood development may enhance the prevention of HIV transmission. ..
- GENETIC TIES AND THE FUTURE OF THE FAMILYMark Rothstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..All lines of research would culminate in a major conference in the fall of 2002. The conference would be open to the public and structured to attract a diverse audience. ..
- Effects of major changes in alcohol availabilityRobin Room; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Selection and the Quality Impact of Nursing Home OwnershipDavid C Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2010..By examining this relationship using a novel empirical strategy, this study provides an opportunity to improve the quality of care for the millions of Americans receiving care in the nursing home setting. ..
- Ethnic Minority Children in Public Mental HealthLonnie Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2006..Similarly, we test the effect of clients' outpatient/linkage-brokerage use on ethnic disparities in crisis care use. ..
- Development of antisocial behavior in early adulthoodKENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2008..transmission of behavior and cognitive-emotional processes; and 6) contribute to prevention practice and public policy by analyzing data in a way that addresses policy questions...
- GIS, ALCOHOL MARKETING, AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OUTCOMESDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because alcohol marketing is already regulated, if certain marketing techniques are disproportionately associated with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related mortality, the findings can be used to inform public policy.
- Evaluation of a Hearing Conservation Program for Farm Youth: A 15-Year Follow-upBARBARA L MARLENGA; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Promoting CIS Among Black Men in BarbershopsLaura Linnan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Welfare Reform, Fertility and Reproductive BehaviorRobert Kaestner; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- INTERNAL COUNCIL FOR TOBACCO RESEARCH AND TOBACCO INSTITK Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002..We anticipate that this information will assist policy makers in evaluating current regulatory measures to curtail tobacco usage. ..
- Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effectiveness of a free nicotine patch program among Ch*Donna Shelley; Fiscal Year: 2006..In addition I will examine determinants of medication use and cessation among Chinese Americans who participate in nicotine replacement therapy, including behavioral, cognitive, social, and cultural factors. ..
- Secondary Analysis of Alcohol Boating DataRobert Foss; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, analyses will be conducted to determine whether environmental controls on alcohol (prohibiting alcohol at lakes; prohibiting alcohol in public parks/beaches) appears to affect drinking among boaters and PWC riders. ..
- Linking Performance Measures to Treatment OutcomesDeborah Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our goal is to develop a data set rich enough to support testing the WCG performance measures and their relationship to outcomes in states that represent larger and more diverse populations. ..
- Race & Breast Cancer Estrogen Receptor Status: Impact of Class and Missing DataNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DVD Consent for Research in Older Schizophrenia PatientsDilip Jeste; Fiscal Year: 2008..The DVD-based consent is not intended to supplant, but rather to supplement, the researcher-participant in-person interaction involved in consent process. ..
- PROJECT TOWARDS NO DRUG ABUSE COMPONENTS ANALYSISSTEVEN SUSSMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will apply a series of sophisticated models to analyze the collected data for potential experimental, mediational and moderational effects as specified by hypotheses generated from the underlying theoretical base. ..
- BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL IN HYPERTENSIVE SMOKERSMark Vander Weg; Fiscal Year: 2008..We anticipate that those assigned to the BP control program will demonstrate more favorable changes in BP, weight, physical activity, and dietary intake at six- and 12-month follow-ups. ..
- Interdisciplinary Training: Neurodevelopmental Toxicology(RMI)David Bellinger; Fiscal Year: 2008..Members of the faculty currently conduct a wealth of multidisciplinary research, which will provide trainees with ready opportunities to apply their training in ongoing research projects. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment and Costs of Neonatal Jaundice in a Large HMOThomas Newman; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this study will help make neonatal jaundice guidelines and treatment decisions more evidence based. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A MULTI-CENTER THERAPY TRIAL FOR ACUTE LIVER FAILUREWilliam Lee; Fiscal Year: 2004..The overall goal is to apply modern clinical, epidemiological and virological techniques to the study of this rare but devastating illness. ..
- NURSING CDROM ON ETHICAL ISSUES OF GENETIC TESTINGJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
- PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENTLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001..serve as a national model for constructive dialogue between the lay community, health care institutions, and public policy makers about this important subject...
- A Program for Expanding ELSI Undergraduate PedagogyRonald Green; Fiscal Year: 2005..This proposal represents a logical next step in the employment of the skills and resources we have developed at Dartmouth for undergraduate ELSI education. ..
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- STAGE BASED HEALTH PROMOTION WITH THE ELDERLYPhillip Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004..The 12-month intervention will include expert system generated reports, stage- based manual and newsletters and phone coaching. ..
- SAFEHAVEN: Decision Support for Nursing Home Resident Disaster EvacuationsVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2010..Using existing nursing home data from multiple sources, this study seeks to understand the consequences of hurricanes and evacuation decisions, providing the first evidence base to inform the creation of evacuation guidelines. ..
- Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use DisordersMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2008..Finally, the research significance is high because few studies have used contemporary research methods and data to estimate the economic effects of alcohol use and abuse. ..
- Conference on Wiring and Plasticity of Nervous SystemsThomas Pollard; Fiscal Year: 2002..We are confident that mutually beneficial insights will emerge from learning about each others work. ..
- Bio-Behavioral and Environmental Factors in Teen SmokingHyoshin Kim; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Coordinating Center for Caregiver Intervention TrialRichard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2003..A uniform battery of predictor and outcome measures will be collected at baseline, three and six months. Cost effectiveness and clinical significance of the two conditions will also be evaluated. ..
- Malt beverage use & outcomes in a minority communityRicky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY REVIEW OF GENETIC RESEARCHMORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2005..We anticipate that different levels of community review will be applicable to different kinds of local and nested communities. ..
- Individual Differences in Response to Sleep DeprivationHANS VAN DONGEN; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Patient-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer ScreeningSteven Woolf; Fiscal Year: 2006..Provider and patient focus groups will inform final interpretation of the barriers survey results. The study will provide essential data for prioritizing strategies to improve CRC screening rates. ..
- HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERSCraig Slatin; Fiscal Year: 2004..This setting will hopefully provide an adequate multidimensional range of factors to permit a meaningful examination of physical and social/behavioral risks and the complex pathways that produce disparities in population health status. ..
- EVALUATING USE OF GENETIC INFORMATION: A MODEL PROCESSWylie Burke; Fiscal Year: 2003..5. To conduct an evaluation of the model process within a large health care system. ..
- Longitudinal Narrative Study of Women Who were Unsuccessful in Work-based WelfareEugenie Hildebrandt; Fiscal Year: 2009..Each woman will be interviewed four times over a 12-month period. The primary analytic approach will be a multistage narrative analysis developed by the investigative team for application in longitudinal qualitative interview studies. ..
- JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS OF SANDBLASTING SUBSTITUTESBeth Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance DirectivesJeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed study will provide information about a state's experience with PADs so that policymakers may be guided in implementing PADs elsewhere. ..
- Innovative Approaches to Modeling Alcohol RelapseG Marlatt; Fiscal Year: 2004..The abundance of treatment outcome data for addictive behaviors makes the proposed research an important and cost-effective contribution to the advancement of our understanding of the relapse process. ..
- 19th Annual Health Economics ConferenceDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008..two sessions that focus on two critical issues in pharmaceutical economics that are of current importance for public policy and AHRQ: 1) the economics of comparative effectiveness research, including drug safety and regulation, and 2) ..
- Effects of Hospitalists in Medicare DataDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cost-Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Screen/TreatmentDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003..3. To assess how the cost-effectiveness of prostate cancer screening and treatment will be affected by the appropriate inclusion of future medical and non-medical costs in cost- effectiveness analysis. ..
- Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk ManagementJeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2008..Through additional R01-fundable projects to be developed, this work will lead eventually to better-targeted interventions and policies for reducing violence risk and improving quality of life for persons with SMI. ..
- Smokers' Quitline for Asian Language SpeakersShu Hong Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2008..Third, by targeting Asian language speakers this study addresses the issue of ethnic disparities, which has been identified by many (including the NCI Bypass Budget) as a research priority. ..
- A MULTI-CENTER TRIAL OF ACADEMIC HOSPITALISTSDavid Meltzer; Fiscal Year: 2003..Specific Aim number 3- To assess the effects of hospitalists on housestaff and medical student education and satisfaction. This will be accomplished by surveys administered to medical students and housestaff. ..
- STUDIES ON VITAMIN D AND CALCIUM METABOLISMAnthony Norman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL SERVICES & INTERVENTIONSMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2005..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
- Filipino Early Childhood Development--Longitudinal Anal*JERE BEHRMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..3) To strengthen the analytical capacity of OPS through collaborative analytical research that integrates health, nutrition, demographic and economic concerns, in addition to collaborative data collection. ..
- THERAPY DEVELOPMENT FOR MENTALLY ILL DRUG ABUSERSKate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2003..This award would allow the applicant protected time (teaching relief and summer support) to continue to develop her research on the treatment of substance abuse among the severely mentally ill. ..
- The Medical Consequences of Different Types of HeroinDaniel Ciccarone; Fiscal Year: 2008..e., soft tissue infection, HIV and heroin related overdose. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FOLLOW UP OF THE COMMIT COHORT PARTICIPANTS 13 YEARS LATK Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- PREVENTING CHANGE TO REGULAR SMOKING IN COLLEGE STUDENTSKari Harris; Fiscal Year: 2005..The proposed experiences will provide Dr. Harris with the skills to develop and launch a fully independent career in cancer prevention and control. ..
- Certified Safe Farm Evaluating Health Insurance ClaimsKelley Donham; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Economic Evaluation Methods: Development and ApplicationMichael French; Fiscal Year: 2009....