Transdisciplinary Public Health: Definitions, Core Characteristics, and Strategies for Success
Stokols D, Hall, K.L, Vogel, A.L.. Transdisciplinary Public Health: Definitions, Core Characteristics, and Strategies for Success. ln: Haire-Joshu D, McBride TD, eds. Transdisciplinary Public Health: Research, Methods, and Practice. 1st ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass; 2013:3-30.
This is the first chapter of a textbook on transdisciplinary public health. The textbook offers an understanding of interactions among the biological, behavioral, social, and public health sciences; shared disciplinary frameworks in analyzing health problems; and the integration and evaluation of transdisciplinary solutions to alleviate complex public health problems. The chapter lays out a definition of transdisciplinary public health, describes key characteristics of this approach, strategies for success, and evaluation considerations.
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Type of Publication:
transdisciplinary, definitions, characteristics, strategies, success
Addresses these goal(s):
- Learn about the field of team science: history, theory and concepts
- Establish or maintain effective team science endeavors
- Enhance team performance, interactions, and attitudes
- Provide institutional support for team science
- Provide training for team science to team members or students
- Conduct research on/evaluate team science
- Engage community partners in your scientific team
Resource created by Lily Panah on 12/6/2012 11:00:56 AM.