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Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


2005 to 2007: The Health Services Research Community Stirs, the “B” Word Awakens Policy Makers, and the House CHAMP Act Creates Divisions

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In early 2004 when AcademyHealth, an organization representing the interests of health services researchers, began to prepare its advocacy for the 2005 congressional reauthorization of the Agency for ... More


“Toxicology Is a Political Science”

Sara Shostak

in Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 1 provides a map of key environmental health research and regulatory institutions, including the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the National Toxicology Program ... More


Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Robert P. Charrow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation together fund more than $40 billon of research annually in the United States and around the globe. These large public ... More


Solving the Nation’s Number One Health Problem(s)

Karen Kruse Thomas

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the federal government tackled a long and ever-changing list of problems regarded as the worst enemies of the nation's health. It describes public health policies during ... More


A New Regime

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses changes in the conduct of medical research in the U.S. following the Office for Protection from Research Risks' (OPRR) suspension of some four hundred human trials supported by ... More


Childcare and early years

Christine Skinner

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a review of the childcare policy framework and evaluates current policy directions. It then presents research evidence on the benefits of formal childcare services for child ... More


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