How Do We More Effectively Move Epidemiology into Policy Action

Annals of Epidemiology , 06/12/2012

Policy and process issues are not well incorporated into current epidemiologic training, and controversy remains over the role of the epidemiologist as an advocate for policy changes. As these case studies show, epidemiologic evidence impacts policy to address emerging public health problems, yet few epidemiologists are formally trained in the domains to support policy development.

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