social change

Summary

Summary: Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Unreconciled inconsistencies: a critical review of the concept of social justice in 3 national nursing documents
    Betty Bekemeier
    Turning Point National Program Office, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:152-62. 2005
  2. ncbi Who's a public intellectual?
    George Ritzer
    Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Br J Sociol 57:209-13. 2006
  3. ncbi Theorizing gender in the face of social change: is there anything essential about essentialism?
    Thomas A Morton
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:653-64. 2009
  4. ncbi Achieving social change on gender-based violence: a report on the impact evaluation of Soul City's fourth series
    S Usdin
    Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, P O Box 1290, Houghton, Johannesburg 2041, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 61:2434-45. 2005
  5. ncbi Commonality and the complexity of "we": social attitudes and social change
    John F Dovidio
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 13:3-20. 2009
  6. pmc Population weighted raster maps can communicate findings of social audits: examples from three continents
    Steven Mitchell
    CIETcanada, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S14. 2011
  7. ncbi Yet another dark side of chivalry: Benevolent sexism undermines and hostile sexism motivates collective action for social change
    Julia C Becker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:62-77. 2011
  8. ncbi Promoting alcohol abstinence among pregnant women: potential social change strategies
    Sameer Deshpande
    Faculty of Management, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Canada
    Health Mark Q 23:45-67. 2005
  9. ncbi A developmental approach to mentalizing communities: I. A model for social change
    Stuart W Twemlow
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77280 9045, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 69:265-81. 2005
  10. ncbi Pan-Arctic TV Series on Inuit wellness: a northern model of communication for social change?
    Rhonda Johnson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508 4614, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:236-44. 2011

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  1. ncbi Unreconciled inconsistencies: a critical review of the concept of social justice in 3 national nursing documents
    Betty Bekemeier
    Turning Point National Program Office, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:152-62. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Who's a public intellectual?
    George Ritzer
    Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Br J Sociol 57:209-13. 2006
  3. ncbi Theorizing gender in the face of social change: is there anything essential about essentialism?
    Thomas A Morton
    School of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:653-64. 2009
    ..Study 3 (N = 552) explored the possible consequences of expressing essentialist theories for social change. Exposure to essentialist theories increased both men's and women's acceptance of inequality...
  4. ncbi Achieving social change on gender-based violence: a report on the impact evaluation of Soul City's fourth series
    S Usdin
    Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, P O Box 1290, Houghton, Johannesburg 2041, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 61:2434-45. 2005
    ..to intervention components and a range of intermediary factors indicative of, and necessary to bring about social change. This paper reports on the evaluation, discusses its limitations and challenges as well as lessons learned ..
  5. ncbi Commonality and the complexity of "we": social attitudes and social change
    John F Dovidio
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 13:3-20. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Population weighted raster maps can communicate findings of social audits: examples from three continents
    Steven Mitchell
    CIETcanada, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S14. 2011
    ..Little has been reported about the process of using maps to communicate epidemiological findings...
  7. ncbi Yet another dark side of chivalry: Benevolent sexism undermines and hostile sexism motivates collective action for social change
    Julia C Becker
    Department of Psychology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:62-77. 2011
    ..research tests a model for understanding how benevolent sexism undermines, whereas hostile sexism promotes, social change. Study 1 (N = 99) and Study 2 (N = 92) demonstrate that exposing women to benevolent sexism decreases their ..
  8. ncbi Promoting alcohol abstinence among pregnant women: potential social change strategies
    Sameer Deshpande
    Faculty of Management, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Canada
    Health Mark Q 23:45-67. 2005
    ..Several potential applications of social marketing directed to drinking-during- pregnancy campaigns are suggested, and possible contributions to the overall effort are explained...
  9. ncbi A developmental approach to mentalizing communities: I. A model for social change
    Stuart W Twemlow
    Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77280 9045, USA
    Bull Menninger Clin 69:265-81. 2005
    A developmental model is proposed applying attachment theory to complex social systems to promote social change. The idea of mentalizing communities is outlined with a proposal for three projects testing the model: ways to reduce ..
  10. ncbi Pan-Arctic TV Series on Inuit wellness: a northern model of communication for social change?
    Rhonda Johnson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK 99508 4614, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:236-44. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi Community health psychology: promoting analysis and action for social change
    Catherine Campbell
    London School of Economics, UK
    J Health Psychol 9:187-95. 2004
    ..A distinction is made between 'accommodationist' and 'critical' perspectives, and the authors consider whether or not significant social change can come from community-level action.
  12. ncbi The association between depressive symptoms and social support in Taiwanese women during the month
    Shu Shya Heh
    Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University, 510 Chung Cheng Road, Taipei County, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:573-9. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the ritual of doing the month provides valuable social support and may help to prevent postnatal depression in Taiwanese women...
  13. ncbi Depression and social change. From transcultural psychiatry to a constructivist model
    M G Carta
    Unità di Psichiatria, Dipartimento di Salute Pubblica, Universita di Cagliari, Via Liguria 13, 09127 Cagliari
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 10:46-58. 2001
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  14. ncbi The value of advocacy in promoting social change: implementing the new Domestic Violence Act in South Africa
    S Usdin
    Soul City Institute for Health and Development Communication, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Reprod Health Matters 8:55-65. 2000
    ..Our experience highlights the important role of policy advocates in connecting the multiple streams at play in the policy and legislative arena...
  15. ncbi Levels of change in adolescent sexual behavior in three Asian cities
    Laurie Schwab Zabin
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 40:1-12. 2009
    ..The findings highlight the differential impact of modernization on adolescent sexual behavior as traditional societies undergo social change, and they underline the importance of context in exploring youthful transitions.
  16. pmc Health and human rights: if not now, when? 1997
    Johnathan Mann
    Am J Public Health 96:1940-3. 2006
  17. ncbi Dr John has gone: assessing health professionals' contribution to remote rural community sustainability in the UK
    Jane Farmer
    Department of Management, University of Aberdeen, Edward Wright Building, Dunbar Street, Aberdeen AB24 3QY, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:673-86. 2003
    ..Since this area is poorly understood, there is a need for prospective primary research and evaluation of service redesign initiatives...
  18. ncbi Understanding women, health, and social change: the case of South Korea
    Heeran Chun
    Institute for Health and Environment, Seoul National University
    Int J Health Serv 36:575-92. 2006
    ..More detailed research is needed on the factors influencing the health of South Korean women and on related trends in other newly industrializing Asian societies...
  19. ncbi Facets of acculturation and their diverse relations to body shape concern in Fiji
    Anne E Becker
    Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 40:42-50. 2007
    The present study examines the relation between acculturation and body shape concern in Fiji--a society undergoing rapid social change.
  20. ncbi Eating behaviours and attitudes following prolonged exposure to television among ethnic Fijian adolescent girls
    Anne E Becker
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 180:509-14. 2002
    ..There are no published studies evaluating the impact of introduction of television on disordered eating in media-naïve populations...
  21. pmc Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potential
    Cheryl Merzel
    Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:557-74. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of HIV programs appears to be related in part to extensive formative research and an emphasis on changing social norms...
  22. ncbi Social change and HIV in the former USSR: the making of a new epidemic
    L Atlani
    National Centre for Scientific Research, Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique, Laboratoire d Ethnologie et de Sociologie Comparative UMR 7535 Paris X Nanterre University, France
    Soc Sci Med 50:1547-56. 2000
    ..Concerns are raised about the appropriateness and the scope of government and non-governmental approaches to the exploding HIV and STD epidemics...
  23. ncbi Power and action in critical theory across disciplines: implications for critical community psychology
    Heather Davidson
    Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Box 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 38:35-49. 2006
    ..To understand the contributions of critical scholarship to a theory of power and action for social change, we conducted a systematic analysis of a ten-year period of publications in seven journals associated with the ..
  24. pmc Does contracting of health care in Afghanistan work? Public and service-users' perceptions and experience
    Anne Cockcroft
    CIET Trust Botswana, PO Box 1240, Gaborone, Botswana
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S11. 2011
    ..Community-based information about the public's views and experience of health services is scarce...
  25. pmc Development of a practical tool to measure the impact of publications on the society based on focus group discussions with scientists
    Thomas Niederkrotenthaler
    Centre for Public Health, Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    BMC Public Health 11:588. 2011
    ..In order to develop a practical tool for its assessment, it is important to learn about perceptions of scientists on how to measure a societal impact factor...
  26. pmc Use of social audits to examine unofficial payments in government health services: experience in South Asia, Africa, and Europe
    Sergio Paredes-Solís
    Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Acapulco, Mexico
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S12. 2011
    ..We reviewed the main lessons from social audits of petty corruption in health services in South Asia (Bangladesh, Pakistan), Africa (Uganda and South Africa) and Europe (Baltic States)...
  27. pmc Auditing Nicaragua's anti-corruption struggle, 1998 to 2009
    Jorge Arosteguí
    CIETinternational, 511 Avenue of the Americas 132, New York, NY 10011, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S3. 2011
    ..Four social audits in 1998, 2003, 2006 and 2009 identified actions that Nicaragua could take to reduce corruption and public perception in primary health care and other key services...
  28. pmc Building the community voice into planning: 25 years of methods development in social audit
    Neil Andersson
    Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Calle Pino, El Roble, Acapulco, Mexico
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:S1. 2011
    ..Yet teams in Mexico, Nicaragua, Canada, southern Africa, and Pakistan all have more than a decade of experience in social audit, their in-service training supported by a customised Masters programme...
  29. ncbi Community coalition building--contemporary practice and research: introduction
    T Wolff
    AHEC Community Partners, Office of Community Programs, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 29:165-72; discussion 205-11. 2001
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  30. ncbi Changing health inequalities in east and west Germany since unification
    Ellen Nolte
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:119-36. 2004
    ..This suggests that mechanisms involved in the association of socio-economic factors and health possibly behave differently in east and west...
  31. pmc Revealing the full extent of households' experiences of HIV and AIDS in rural South Africa
    Victoria Hosegood
    Centre for Population Studies, LSHTM, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:1249-59. 2007
    ..We also discuss how measuring multiple episodes of illness and deaths can be recorded in household surveys in order to improve quantitative assessments of the impact of HIV and AIDS...
  32. ncbi Father absence and adolescent development: a review of the literature
    Leah East
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    J Child Health Care 10:283-95. 2006
    Rapid social change has seen increasing numbers of woman-headed single-parent families, meaning that more and more children are growing up without a father resident in the home...
  33. ncbi Schools as social complex adaptive systems: a new way to understand the challenges of introducing the health promoting schools concept
    Nastaran Keshavarz
    Health Promotion Unit, School of Public Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Soc Sci Med 70:1467-74. 2010
    ..These insights may, in turn, lead us to adopt more sophisticated approaches to the diffusion of new programs in school systems that account for the diverse, complex and context specific nature of individual school systems...
  34. ncbi South African Zulu widows in a time of poverty and social change
    Paul C Rosenblatt
    Department of Family Social Science, 290 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Avenue, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108 6140, USA
    Death Stud 31:67-85. 2007
    ..Widowhood was in some cases a struggle with witchcraft--as cause of the death or as an accusation directed at the widow...
  35. ncbi Linking social change and developmental change: shifting pathways of human development
    Patricia M Greenfield
    Department of Psychology, Univeristy of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:401-18. 2009
    P. M. Greenfield's new theory of social change and human development aims to show how changing sociodemographic ecologies alter cultural values and learning environments and thereby shift developmental pathways...
  36. ncbi Disruptive innovation for social change
    Clayton M Christensen
    Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 84:94-101, 163. 2006
    ..Unlike disruptive innovations, though, catalytic innovations are focused on creating social change. Catalytic innovators are defined by five distinct qualities...
  37. ncbi Complexities of coalition building: leaders' successes, strategies, struggles, and solutions
    T Mizrahi
    Education Center for Community Organizing, Hunter College School of Social Work, 129 East 79th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Soc Work 46:63-78. 2001
    ..Coalition leaders interviewed defined success in multiple ways. Competent leadership was the factor most often identified with coalition success...
  38. ncbi Spatial variation in contraceptive use in Bangladesh: looking beyond the borders
    Sajeda Amin
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, USA
    Demography 39:251-67. 2002
    This article promotes a more complete understanding of social change by analyzing spatial patterns of contraceptive use in Bangladesh and the contiguous state of West Bengal in India...
  39. pmc Networks as a type of social entrepreneurship to advance population health
    Jane Wei-Skillern
    Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, F469, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A120. 2010
    ..Public health leaders who embrace social entrepreneurship may be better able to accomplish their missions by building their networks rather than just their organizations...
  40. ncbi Transforming "apathy into movement": the role of prosocial emotions in motivating action for social change
    Emma F Thomas
    The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 13:310-33. 2009
    ..these emotions shape group processes to produce action strategies that emphasize either social cohesion or social change. These prosocial emotions have a critical but underrecognized role in creating contexts of in-group inclusion ..
  41. pmc Rethinking McKeown: the relationship between public health and social change
    Simon Szreter
    Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Am J Public Health 92:722-5. 2002
    ..Consequently, the current generation of public health practitioners are having to reconstruct such a politics and practice following its virtual dismantlement during the last 2 decades of the 20th century...
  42. pmc Changes in social inequality with respect to health-related living conditions of 6-year-old children in East Germany after re-unification
    Xianming du Prel
    Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung IUF Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Auf m Hennekamp 50, D 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 5:64. 2005
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  43. ncbi ESID, dissemination, and community psychology: a case of partial implementation?
    Denis O Gray
    Department of Psychology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 7801, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 32:359-70. 2003
    ..of Experimental Social Innovation and Dissemination (ESID) is a critical, if not defining, element of this social change model...
  44. ncbi Sociocultural and developmental influences on body dissatisfaction and disordered eating attitudes and behaviors of Asian women
    Grace Tsai
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:309-18. 2003
    ..Results failed to support a link between parental control and the development of an eating disorder, and implications from a cross-cultural perspective are addressed...
  45. pmc Giving everyone the health of the educated: an examination of whether social change would save more lives than medical advances
    Steven H Woolf
    Department of Family Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0251, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:679-83. 2007
    ..We examined whether correcting the social conditions that account for excess deaths among individuals with inadequate education might save more lives than medical advances (e.g., new drugs and devices)...
  46. pmc Using consecutive Rapid Participatory Appraisal studies to assess, facilitate and evaluate health and social change in community settings
    Colin S Brown
    Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:68. 2006
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  47. ncbi Equity in health in unequal societies: meeting health needs in contexts of social change
    G Bloom
    Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK
    Health Policy 57:205-24. 2001
    ..It proposes an international public health legal framework that might include a definition of minimum standards for certain health services, to be underwritten by national and international financial commitments...
  48. ncbi Warsaw adolescent alcohol use in a period of social change in Poland: cluster analyses of five consecutive surveys, 1988 to 2004
    Katarzyna Okulicz-Kozaryn
    Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9 str, 02 957 Warsaw, Poland
    Addict Behav 33:439-50. 2008
    ..Increased consumption amongst girls was also observed. The results are interpreted in the context of social change and several hypothetical causes of gender differences are discussed.
  49. ncbi Ethnic intermarriage in times of social change: the case of Latvia
    Christiaan W S Monden
    Department of Social Cultural Sciences, Tilburg University, PO Box 90153, 5000 LE, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Demography 42:323-45. 2005
    We gain insight into the dynamics of ethnic intermarriage in times of social change by studying marriages between Latvians and Russians (including Belarussians and Ukrainians) that occurred in Latvia before and after independence from ..
  50. ncbi Précis of Paul Starr's The Social Transformation of American Medicine. 1982
    Paul Starr
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:575-620. 2004
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  51. ncbi Reprivatizing the public household? Medical care in the context of American public values
    Mark Schlesinger
    Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:969-1004; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  52. ncbi Reason, rationalization, and professionalism in the era of managed care
    William D White
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:853-68; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  53. ncbi Immigration and the American century
    Charles Hirschman
    Department of Sociology and Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 3340, USA
    Demography 42:595-620. 2005
    ..Intermarriage between the descendants of immigrants and old-stock Americans fosters a national identity based on civic participation rather than ancestry...
  54. ncbi Grand narrative and its discontents: medical history and the Social Transformation of American Medicine
    John Harley Warner
    Yale University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:757-80; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  55. ncbi Nursing issues in Hong Kong
    Steven L Baumann
    Hunter College of the City University of New York, Williston Park, New York 11596, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 19:157. 2006
    ..Hong Kong's three major university-based nursing programs, if they can work together creatively, have the potential to avert a decline in quality of healthcare in Hong Kong and advance nursing at the same time...
  56. ncbi Developing health and social care under the reforms of Tony Blair and Clement Attlee, Prime Ministers of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Iain Graham
    Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
    J Allied Health 33:42-6. 2004
    ..This paper outlines how the Blair Government has attempted to alter health and social care within the UK and to fundamentally change how the NHS works, with particular effect on its staff...
  57. ncbi Nursing in Hong Kong: issues and challenges
    David R Thompson
    The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Nurs Sci Q 19:158-62. 2006
    ..He concludes that Hong Kong needs to have a strategic plan to determine sufficient numbers of properly educated nurses...
  58. ncbi Starr on the corporatization and commodification of health care: the sequel
    Clark C Havighurst
    Duke University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:947-67; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  59. ncbi The persistence and resurgence of medical pluralism
    Michael S Goldstein
    School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:925-45; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  60. ncbi The physician "surplus" and the decline of professional dominance
    Stephen S Mick
    Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:907-24; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  61. ncbi Cultural authority and the sovereignty of American medicine: the role of networks, class, and community
    Bernice A Pescosolido
    Indiana University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:735-56; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  62. ncbi Policy entrepreneurship in the Social Transformation of American Medicine: the rise of managed care and managed competition
    Thomas R Oliver
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:701-33; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  63. ncbi What the doctors read
    Joel D Howell
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:781-97; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  64. ncbi The uses of the Social Transformation of American Medicine: the case of law
    Timothy Stoltzfus Jost
    Washington University School of Law, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:799-814; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  65. ncbi The Social Transformation of American Medicine: a comparative view from Germany
    Stefan Gress
    Institute for Health Care Management, School of Business and Economics, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:679-99; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  66. ncbi Medical authority and the culture of rights
    Sydney A Halpern
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:835-52; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  67. ncbi Physicians and corporations: a corporate transformation of American medicine?
    Lawrence P Casalino
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:869-83; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  68. ncbi Professional sovereignty revisited: The Network Transformation of American Medicine?
    Deborah A Savage
    Southern Connecticut State University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:661-77; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  69. ncbi Sovereignty and science: revisiting the role of science in the construction and erosion of medical dominance
    Keith Wailoo
    Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:643-59; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  70. ncbi The corporatization of American hospitals
    Gloria J Bazzoli
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:885-905; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  71. ncbi Professional sovereignty in a changing health care system: reflections on Paul Starr's The Social Transformation of American Medicine
    Keith Wailoo
    Rutgers University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:557-68; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  72. ncbi Open moments and surprise endings: historical agency and the workings of narrative in The Social Transformation of American Medicine
    Jennifer Klein
    Yale University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:621-42; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  73. pmc Teaching public health through a pedagogy of collegiality
    Vivian Chávez
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Calif 94132, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1175-80. 2006
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  74. pmc Universal health insurance in the United States: reflections on the past, the present, and the future
    Bruce Vladeck
    Am J Public Health 93:16-9. 2003
  75. ncbi Pouring rights contracts and childhood overweight: a critical theory perspective
    Andra Opalinski
    School of Nursing, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 11:234-43. 2006
    ..To examine school environments, and in particular, pouring rights contracts and how they relate to childhood overweight from a critical theory perspective...
  76. ncbi Reconstructing the stepfamily: old myths, new stories
    Anne C Jones
    School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Soc Work 48:228-36. 2003
    ..In clinical practice social workers can assist stepfamilies in abandoning misguided attempts to reinvent themselves as nuclear families and to create their own commensurate and unique stepfamily story...
  77. ncbi Social determinants, political contexts and civil society action: a historical perspective on the Commission on Social Determinants of Health
    Orielle Solar
    Secretariat of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, Department of Equity, Poverty and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Promot J Austr 17:180-5. 2006
    ..Plans for addressing SDH should be developed with an awareness of past similar efforts and factors that contributed to their success or failure...
  78. ncbi Socioeconomic activism in a changing medical workplace
    Josef E Fischer
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Surg 185:6-9. 2003
    ..All of these assumptions are incorrect. We must be at the table the next time around and we must be prepared for the crisis of access that will bring about societies' dealings with these important issues...
  79. pmc Lessons for (and from) America
    Rudolf Klein
    University of Bath, London School of Economics, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Am J Public Health 93:61-3. 2003
    ..Importing systems from countries with different histories and institutions would require a tectonic shift in the American political landscape...
  80. ncbi How policy changes can influence society and nursing practice
    Phyllis G Cooper
    Nurs Forum 42:1. 2007
  81. ncbi Physician sovereignty and the purchasers' revolt
    Jill Quadagno
    Florida State University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 29:815-34; discussion 1005-19. 2004
  82. ncbi 'Radical blueprint for social change'? Media representations of New Labour's policies on public health
    Rosemary Davidson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow
    Sociol Health Illn 25:532-52. 2003
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  83. ncbi The racial threat
    Patricia Hill Collins
    Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
    Br J Sociol 57:205-8. 2006
  84. ncbi Social differentials in the decline of infant mortality in Sweden in the twentieth century: the impact of politics and policy
    Bo Burstrom
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Health Serv 33:723-41; discussion 743-9. 2003
    ....
  85. ncbi Black skin, 'cowboy' masculinity: a genealogy of homophobia in the African nationalist movement in Zimbabwe to 1983
    Marc Epprecht
    Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen s University, Canada
    Cult Health Sex 7:253-66. 2005
    ..It concludes that understanding this history could improve efforts to address concerns around sexual health in Zimbabwe and elsewhere in the region, particularly silences around same-sex sexuality in HIV/AIDS education and prevention...
  86. ncbi Alfred C. Kinsey and the politics of sex research
    John Bancroft
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Indiana University, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 15:1-39. 2004
    ..Reasons why people might still oppose sex research are considered, and conclusions are reached about how sex researchers might deal with this problem...
  87. ncbi Needed: a modest proposal
    Debra Greenfield
    Hastings Cent Rep 37:8; author reply 9-11. 2007
  88. ncbi Who will speak, and who will listen? Comments on Burawoy and public sociology
    John Scott
    Sociology, University of Essex
    Br J Sociol 56:405-9. 2005
  89. ncbi Bookmarks for public sociologists
    Amitai Etzioni
    The George Washington University, USA
    Br J Sociol 56:373-8; discussion 417-32. 2005
  90. ncbi The skeptic's guide to a movement for universal health insurance
    Constance A Nathanson
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 28:443-71. 2003
    ..The prospects for such a conjunction are not hopeless, but they are not high...
  91. ncbi The retreat of multiculturalism in the liberal state: theory and policy
    Christian Joppke
    Russell Sage Foundation, New York, USA
    Br J Sociol 55:237-57. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi Through the looking glass: the politics of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act
    Jonathan Oberlander
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:187-219. 2007
    ..This essay explores the political lessons and policy legacies of the MMA, focusing on how the MMA fits with and deviates from established patterns in Medicare politics and how it will affect future reform...
  93. ncbi Intergenerational class mobility in contemporary Britain: political concerns and empirical findings
    John H Goldthorpe
    Nuffield College, Oxford
    Br J Sociol 58:525-46. 2007
    ..But this would then produce rising rates of downward mobility to exactly the same extent - an outcome apparently unappreciated by, and unlikely to be congenial to, politicians preoccupied with winning the electoral 'middle ground'...
  94. pmc Policy without politics: the limits of social engineering
    Vicente Navarro
    Department of Health and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:64-7. 2003
    ..As international experience shows, without a strong labor-based movement willing to be radical in its protests, a universal health care program will never be accepted by the US establishment...
  95. ncbi How ready are we for reform? Without a shared vision, getting there will be difficult
    Terese Hudson Thrall
    Hosp Health Netw 78:34-8, 40, 42 passim. 2004
    ....
  96. ncbi The end of the golden age of doctoring
    John B McKinlay
    New England Research Institute, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Int J Health Serv 32:379-416. 2002
    ..Until these influences are appropriately recognized and incorporated in social analyses, most policies designed to restore the professional ideal have little chance of success...
  97. ncbi On the record
    Rick Pollack
    American Hospital Association, USA
    Hosp Health Netw 82:72. 2008
  98. ncbi Coming to a billing office near you: a new Medicare
    Jeanne Schulte Scott
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:30-2. 2003
  99. ncbi Big changes ahead for Medicaid and Medicare
    Karla Fultz McHenry
    Iowa Med 93:10. 2003
  100. ncbi Mired in the past. Medicare, Medicaid need a big dose of modernization
    Newt Gingrich
    Center for Health Transformation, USA
    Mod Healthc 35:38. 2005
  101. ncbi Baby boomers get their way--again
    Dennis Arp
    AHIP Cover 45:40-4, 46. 2004

Research Grants79

  1. Prevention of Complications in Thalassemia
    Elliott P Vichinsky; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Ourmissionalsoincludesmonitorinbgloodsafety amongtransfusion-dependtehnatlassemipaatientsa,ndprovidingoutreachand educationservicestoallat-riskpopulationtshroughoutht estate. ..
  2. Targeting Inflammation for the Amelioration of Cisplatin-Hearing Loss
    Vickram Ramkumar; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We believe the information gained from this study will lead to potentially new treatments for treating hearing loss. ..
  3. Transplatin: A Novel Agent to Mitigate Cisplatin Toxicity
    Vickram Ramkumar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Overall, we believe that this study will provide the basis for the use of transplatin to alleviate cisplatin toxicities in cancer patients. ..
  4. Mechanism(s) of Alcoholic Pancreatitis
    Bhupendra S Kaphalia; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  5. Prevention of age-associated musculoskeletal loss by n-3 fatty acids
    Md Mizanur Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Iodine Nutrition and Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Lactation
    ANGELA MEI TIN LEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Neuroendocrine Contribution to Behavior &Cognition in the Female Lifespan
    C NEILL NEILL EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Novel Antithrombotic Diadenosine Tetraphosphate Analogs
    IVAN B YANACHKOV; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  9. Mother Sibling Interactions
    Julie A Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study is germane to the goal of identifying factors to promote the health of young children, particularly those who are at risk for maladjustment due to having a sibling with a chronic medical condition. ..
  10. The Ethics of Fragile X Genetic Screening and Testing Across the Lifespan
    Kruti Acharya; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The results of the proposed research will be used to develop an R01 application examining the lifetime risks and benefits of carrying a genetic diagnosis for these conditions. ..
  11. Individualized Treatment Strategies and Optimal Hematocrit Target for Complex Dia
    DENNIS JOSEPH COTTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2 MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG, IMPROVEMENT, AND MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2003 Public Law 108-173 108th Congress, SEC. 1013. RESEARCH ON OUTCOMES OF HEALTH CARE ITEMS AND SERVICES ..
  12. Longitudinal Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders: 2 to 23
    Catherine Lord; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This project will provide information that will be useful in developing new ways to improve quality of life for individuals with ASD and their families. ..
  13. Reforming Medicare: Beneficiary Choice, Plan Payment, and Accountable Care
    JOHN MICHAEL MCWILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..McWilliams'ability to achieve the short-term training and research objectives he has proposed as well as his long-term career goal of making lasting contributions as a national leader in aging research. ..
  14. Monitoring Social Change: Health, Reproduction, Aging
    Barry M Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  15. Translational Research on Addiction to Palatable Food
    Nicole M Avena; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..At the end of this training, I will be able to launch a career as an independent investigator and be poised to develop a comprehensive, programmatic translational research program. ..
  16. Antisense oligonucleotide treatment for myotonic dystrophy
    Charles A Thornton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..No treatment is currently available that can improve the symptoms or slow the disease progression. The goal of this project is to develop a drug treatment for myotonic dystrophy. ..
  17. Examining Human Behavior in Dengue Prevention Efforts in Iquitos, Peru
    VALERIE ANDREA PAZ-SOLDAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The findings from this study will have a wide impact on dengue prevention and control programs in Iquitos and throughout Latin America;thus this research is highly relevant to public health. ..
  18. Pharmacoepidemiology of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
    William V Bobo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..antipsychotic drugs. These studies will provide essential data for community practice that cannot be easily or feasibly addressed through randomized controlled trials or conventional post-marketing surveillance. ..
  19. Cognitive and Psychosocial Benefit of Caregiver Training for Ugandan HIV Children
    MICHAEL JOSEPH BOIVIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Selective Migration and the Macro Demographic Consequences of Armed Conflict
    NATHALIE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the future study of other conflicts, natural disasters, economic crises or other events of rapid and dramatic social change. This project will draw on my previous research on migration and other demographic behaviors in response to ..
  21. Selective Migration and the Macro Demographic Consequences of Armed Conflict
    NATHALIE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the future study of other conflicts, natural disasters, economic crises or other events of rapid and dramatic social change. This project will draw on my previous research on migration and other demographic behaviors in response to ..
  22. Role of Neuroinflammation in Behavioral Deficits Resulting from Chronic Alcohol
    Clare J Wilhelm; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project will provide important new information on alcohol-induced changes in brain neurochemistry that may result in the identification or development of novel therapeutics to treat alcohol abuse/dependence disorders. ..
  23. Regulation of ITK in Lung Allergy
    Constantine D Tsoukas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Here, we propose studies that may uncover new ways of controlling the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of allergic asthma. ..
  24. Genetics of Obesity in Yup'ik Eskimos
    BERT BRANDON BOYER; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. Multidimensional pathways to healthy aging among Filipino women
    Linda S Adair; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Participants live in Metro Cebu, Philippines, in a changing environment characterized by rapid urbanization, social change, and economic development, providing an ideal setting in which to study how such changes influence health and ..
  26. Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant
    Marlys Hearst Witte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Barriers in Translating Genomic Research into State Public Health Programs
    Laura Senier; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..They are eminently qualified and fully committed to assisting Dr. Senier in her multidisciplinary training, research, and career path. ..
  28. Renovation and Infrastructure Upgrade of Laboratory Research Wing at Johns Hopkin
    Michael J Klag; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help ensure that JHSPH continues to pioneer discovery that promotes the public's health, both now and in the future. ..
  29. Protection against acute inflammatory demyelinating peripheral nerve disease
    EVAN STUBBS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  30. Effects of Health Insurance Coverage for Preventive Care: Evidence from Medicare
    Shailender Swaminathan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We anticipate that the findings arising from this project will help us anticipate the effects of key preventive health care measures put in place by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ..
  31. Transmission Electron Microscope for Core EM Facility
    Roger Craig; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Most have a direct bearing on the understanding of human disease. Access to this state-of-the-art instrument will play a key role in advancing our knowledge in these biomedically important areas. ..
  32. Comparative effectiveness of home care environments for diverse elders'outcomes
    Olga Jarrín; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Sex, Aging and Antiretroviral Pharmacology
    Kristine B Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Moore). Relevance: The knowledge gained through this training program and from this study will be used to design studies that modulate infectivity and treatment responses through exogenous hormone supplementation. ..
  34. Modernization and Transformation of the New Jersey Medical School Central Researc
    Robert L Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  35. Enhancing Control of Pulmonary Disease Through Spirometry: Project COPD
    Min J Joo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  36. CBPR on Active Living and Recovery for Racial/Ethnic Groups with Mental Illness
    Yoshitaka Iwasaki; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..the academic-community-practice boundaries;and (i) collective empowerment and proactive actions toward social change. This partnership, along with our Advisory Council including other stakeholders (e.g...
  37. Disappearing gastrointestinal microbiota in epidemic obesity.
    Martin J Blaser; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In total, these studies will examine the relationship changing gastric and colonic bacterial population composition with metabolic phenotypes, and provide opportunities for further exploration. ..
  38. Non-convulsive seizures in critically ill children:physiology and outcome
    NICHOLAS SCOTT ABEND; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Abend with the scientific and methodological foundation to conduct independent research focused on real-time multi-modal neuro-monitoring, which has the potential to reduce neurologic injury in critically ill patients. ..
  39. Targeting Histone Deacetylases with Small Moleule Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer
    Dineo Khabele; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Accomplishing the aims along with the individualized research and career development plans will significantly maximize the candidate's chance of establishing a long-term scientific career in translational cancer research. ..
  40. Drug Cost Containment Changes and Quality of Care for Mentally Ill Dual Enrollees
    Stephen B Soumerai; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Aim 3 we will use both designs to examine the impact of the policy changes among at-risk subgroups (defined by somatic comorbidities and minority status) of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. ..
  41. Neural Prosthetic Control of Continence and Micturition
    Warren M Grill; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Successful completion of this project will advance the development of an effective neural prosthetic system for restoration of bladder function. ..
  42. University of Iowa Older Adults CERT
    Elizabeth A Chrischilles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3. Educate providers, patients, and policy makers about therapeutic decision-making in the elderly. ..
  43. Inhibition of Prostate Carcinogenesis &Tumor Growth by Energy Restriction-Mimeti
    LISA DANIELLE BERMAN-BOOTY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To test this hypothesis, we will utilize human prostate cancer cell lines, xenograft mouse models, and transgenic mice that autochthonously develop prostate cancer. ..
  44. Research Training in Intellectual Disabilities
    John G Borkowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This training program is relevant to public health in terms of the production of new Ph.D.s who will research the causes and prevention of developmental delays in children and adolescence, especially those in poverty. ..
  45. Common Themes in Reproductive Diversity
    Ellen D Ketterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  46. Attention and Memory: Mother-Child Psychophysiology and Behavior
    Martha Ann Bell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because of these critical outcomes, there is a need to examine the development of these cognitive processes and to include both genetic transmission and the influence of maternal behaviors. ..
  47. Multidisciplinary approaches to reproductive health in global health context
    Xu Qian; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is expected that this effort will help China and other developing countries to respond with increased success to local health challenges and thereby reduce disease burdens globally. ..
  48. Environment-person Influences on the Development of Early Alcohol Use and Misuse
    Richard F Catalano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Analyses will help identify modifiable influences such as school policy and family practices that can be used to prevent these problems of primary importance to the public health community. ..
  49. Comparative Effectiveness of Virginia Coordinated Care versus the Traditional Saf
    Wally R Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  50. Integrated Training in Reproductive Sciences
    Synthia H Mellon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the interactiveness of the faculty, 3.) our substantial laboratory resources, and 4.) the outstanding environment for research in reproduction, development, endocrinology, cell biology, genetics and related areas at UCSF. ..
  51. Bladder Nociception: function/central projection of Sympathetic Afferent Pathway
    William C DeGroat; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The success of our proposed studies will significantly benefit millions of Americans suffering from PBS/IC. ..
  52. Weight Development and Mental Health Symptoms in Adolescent Girls
    Kathleen M McTigue; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  53. Virginia Tech Post-baccalaureate Research and Education Program (VT-PREP)
    Eric A Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..VT-PREP will continue to be a highly valued institutional partner with Central Administration, the Graduate School, and several colleges. ..
  54. Infant Assessment of Early Communication Risk Factors: The ECBS
    Cynthia J Cress; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  55. Translational Developmental Neuroscience of Autism
    Adriana Di Martino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This project has the potential to inform our understanding of the neural bases of autism, which is needed to improve early identification, refine diagnostic assessments, and yield novel treatments. ..
  56. The Impact of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 on Cancer Care
    Helen M Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Combined, these analyses will provide the framework to identify how payment policies for chemotherapeutic drugs affect prescribing and treatment practices and health outcomes in the Medicare population. ..
  57. Jefferson Alumni Hall Modernization of Cage Sanitation Facility
    Judith S Daviau; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The procurement and installation of this equipment will result in increased personnel efficiency, less down time, significant operational savings and decreased negative environmental impact. ..
  58. Functional Cardiovascular 4D MRI in Congenital Heart Disease
    Cynthia K Rigsby; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition, new hemodynamic biomarkers will be derived and evaluated for their potential as prognostic markers for improved outcome prediction in patients with BAV and SVP. ..
  59. Estimating the Causal Effect of Interacting with Pet Dogs and Cats
    JEREMY NOWELL VILLETTE MILES; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Using existing data from a large epidemiological study, this project will document the overall public health effects of living with dogs and cats on children and adolescents. ..
  60. UW SMPH CSC L3 unit rodent containment and quarantine
    CALVIN C PATTEN JR.; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This project will have a direct and ongoing impact on public health, by creating a better environment for our research efforts, thus furthering the study of human diseases and enabling the development of innovative treatments. ..
  61. Short-Term Training to Increase the Diversity Pipeline in Heart/Lung/Blood Resear
    Marlys Hearst Witte; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Detailed S/T and L/T formative/summative program and participant evaluation including database registry, individual development plans, and career portfolios, will document effectiveness and promote networking. ..
  62. Health Beliefs and Behavior: Cohort Studies in Pediatric Cancer Survivorship
    TARA OLIVE HENDERSON; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Henderson's career development. Upon completion of this award, the applicant will have become an independent researcher leading studies aimed at maintaining the long term health of this growing population. ..
  63. Appalachian Regional Informatics Consortium (ARIC)Planning Project
    Brian Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The innovative approach of the ARIC Project will enhance the continuity of care and create new resources that contribute to biomedical knowledge, research and medical education. ..
  64. GENETIC STUDY OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
    Edwin Cook; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The statistical methods have been chosen to reduce the change of a false positive result due to population stratification. ..
  65. Engaging Teen Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: A Web-based Approach
    LINDA S BAIR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the classroom, and pushes the intervention onto platforms that can serve as an important catalyst for pro-social change among our target age group...
  66. The Anticipatory Effects of Medicare Part D on Drug Utilization
    ABBY ELIZABETH ALPERT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Accounting for the combined effect of the anticipatory response and the response at implementation will produce a more accurate estimate of the program effect than previous studies that have considered the implementation effect alone. ..
  67. MODELS OF POPULATION DYNAMICS
    MYRON GUTMANN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The third hypothesis is "Demographic Modernization," and it is based on relationships between education, technology and urbanization and fertility. We propose to treat and reformulate these...
  68. IMMUNOSUPPRESSION IN A BINGE DRINKING MODEL
    Stephen Pruett; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The experiments planned to investigate this issue should provide important new information about the role of endogenous glucocorticoids in regulating the balance between Th1 and Th2 cells. ..
  69. DIABETES IN POPULATIONS OF WEST AFRICAN ORIGIN
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  70. SOCIAL IMPACT OF ORAL DISEASE IN ELDERLY POPULATIONS
    Andrew Spencer; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..S.A. and Canada...
  71. Medicare Advantage?
    Lauren Nicholas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  72. CHILD HEALTH EFFECTS OF RAPID SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Rapid economic, demographic, and social change characterizes the lower income and transitional countries of the world...
  73. MENTAL HEALTH & SOCIAL CHANGE--A LIFE COURSE PERSPECTIVE
    GLEN ELDER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    This RSA proposal requests renewal of support for a program of longitudinal research on mental health and social change life-course perspective...
  74. The Genetic Basis of Human Tooth Agenesis
    Sylvia Frazier Bowers; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This research is central to the career goals of the applicant, which are to perform independent and original research that is relevant to identifying genetic factors that lead to orthodontic problems. ..
  75. THE WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ANHUI PROVINCE CHINA
    Merril Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The goal of this research is to investigate the effects of social change on family functioning and its consequence for the physical and psychological health of elderly people living in Anhui Province, China...
  76. Voice-Related Quality of Life in Dysphonic Children
    DIANE HEATLEY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Accordingly, this research addresses an important clinical issue, and is consistent with the mission and intent of the NIDCD and PAR-00-110. ..
  77. JUSTICE SYSTEM REFERRALS AND ALCOHOLISM TREATMENT IMPACT
    Richard Speiglman; Fiscal Year: 1991
    The proposed research examines the impact of a major social change currently occurring in the United States, publicly supported alcoholism treatment services, namely the marked ascendancy and growth of coercive referral into treatment by ..
  78. EFFECTS OF ETHANOL AND ANESTHETICS ON BIOLOGIC MEMBRANES
    THEODORE TARASCHI; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  79. Social transition and risk for disordered eating
    Anne Becker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..