Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children's Oral Health

Children’s Oral Health

 

Name Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children’s Oral Health Modelers Gary B. Hirsch, Burton Edelstein, Marcy Frosh, Jayanth Kumar.

Client/Participant Childen’s DentalHealth Project, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, New York State Department of Health Client Type Government The Issue You Tackled Early childhood caries (ECC) – tooth […]

Social Determinants of Health in a Diverse Urban Population

Client: Wellesley Institute (Toronto)

Authors/Consultants: Mahamoud A, Roche B, Homer J

Social determinants of health are important in shaping the health of urban populations in Canada. The low socio-economic status of marginalized, disadvantaged, and precarious populations in urban settings has been linked to adverse health outcomes including chronic and infectious disease, negative health behaviors, barriers […]

Local Health System Reform Strategy

ReThink Health Dynamics

 

Name Local Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Jack Homer, Gary B. Hirsch, Bobby Milstein, and Elliott S. Fisher.

Client/Participant Fannie E. Rippel Foundation (New Jersey) Client Type NGO The Official Website

rethinkhealth.org is the official website that covers all information about this project including the […]

Antibiotic Resistance Dynamics

Client: Texas Department of Health

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Ritchie-Dunham J, Rabbino H, Puente L, Jorgensen J, Hendricks K

Many common bacterial pathogens have become increasingly resistant to the antibiotics used to treat them. The evidence suggests that the essential cause of the problem is the extensive and often inappropriate use of antibiotics, a practice that […]

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 […]