Advancing the Science to Improve Population Health: Proceedings of a Workshop


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On September 30, 2015, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement hosted a workshop to explore the basic and translational research needs for population health science, and to discuss specific research priorities and actions to foster population health improvement. This workshop was designed to provide frameworks for understanding population health research and its role in shaping and having an effect on population health; identify individual and institutional facilitators and challenges regarding the production, communication, and use of research for population health improvement; and identify key areas for future research critical to the advancement of population health improvement. This Proceedings of a Workshop summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place at the workshop, Advancing the Science to Improve Population Health.