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The Healing Continues

  • Kerr L. White
Part of the Frontiers of Primary Care book series (PRIMARY)

Abstract

Epidemiology has roots in six fundamental disciplines—biology, psychology, sociology, demography, economics, and statistics. It joins them in contributing to population-based perspectives that continue the inexorable inroads of science into human affairs. Proprietary views about who is in charge of which ideas makes a mockery of the goals of education, to say nothing of those professions committed to public service. And yet that is precisely what we had in the 1980s. Several examples illustrate the point.

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Health Service Research Clinical Epidemiology Rockefeller Foundation Population Perspective Tropical Disease Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerr L. White
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  1. 1.The Rockefeller FoundationNew YorkUSA

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