Advocacy in Epidemiology and Demography

Published in: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 954, Dec. 2001, p. 76-87

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2000

by Michael A. Stoto, Albert I. Hermalin, Rose Li, Linda G. Martin, Robert Wallace, Douglas L. Weed

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This paper is a summary of a panel discussion at the Conference on Epidemiology and Demography held at Georgetown University, in Washington D.C. on February 8-9, 2001. The participants were Al Hermalin, Linda Martin, Mike Stoto, Robert Wallace, Douglas Weed, and Rose Li (who chaired the session). A list of questions similar to the section headings in this paper was prepared in advance of the conference, and each of the participants was asked to address specific issues, although the presentations typically covered a range of topics. This summary also includes comments from the floor.

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