National Academy of Medicine

It’s a Matter of Life and Death

Support for core public health capacity is diminishing; outbreaks of microbial threats are not. In 2012 there were a number of high-profile threats (see
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Toward Realizing an Ideal National Biosurveillance System

In October 2007, HSPD 21 called for a nationwide biosurveillance capability. Biosurveillance “in the context of human health
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Transforming the Public Health System: What Are We Learning?

While there has been an enormous amount of attention paid to the transformation of the United States Health Care delivery sy
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Living Virtues of Public Health

In a discussion paper published in January 2012, a group of us at the Institute of Medicine put forward some ideas about the “deadly sins” of public he
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Deadly Sins and Living Virtues of Public Health

At a recent meeting for Institute of Medicine (IOM) staff, I delivered a version of my 2011 Frank A. Calderone Prize Lecture, which inc
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