Obesity Population Dynamics

Client: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Milstein B, Dietz W, Buchner D, Majestic E

A system dynamics simulation model was developed for understanding trends in obesity in the United States. Data on population body weight from 1971-2002 were combined with information from nutritional science and demography into a single analytic […]

National Health System Reform Strategy

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Name National Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Bobby Milstein, Jack Homer, Gary Hirsch

Client/Participant Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Client Type Government

 

The Issue You Tackled Proposals to improve the US health system are commonly supported by models that have only a few variables and overlook certain processes […]

Diabetes

Client: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authors/Consultants: Jones AP, Homer JB, Murphy DL, Essien JDK, Milstein B, Seville DA

Diabetes mellitus is a growing health problem worldwide. In the United States, the number of people with diabetes has grown since 1990 at a rate much greater than that of the general population; it […]