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View Resource Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS) at the University of Chicago

The Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS) at the University of Chicago offers health and demographic statistics and raw data for Chicago and Illinois as well as an annotated index of local and national health-policy related data. The site also offers information about CHAS and the University of Chicago Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy, and schedules of health policy...

http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu/chas
View Resource RAND Corporation

Formed as a national security think tank in the wake of World War II, RAND (Research and Development) has since expanded to address issues on a very broad front. RAND employs over 500 research professionals and analyzes choices and developments in many areas, including "national defense, education and training, health care, criminal and civil justice, labor and population, science and technology,...

https://www.rand.org/
View Resource Child Health USA 2000

Released on October 16, this new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration examines 59 health status indicators and service needs of America's children. Topics covered include children's health insurance coverage, infant mortality, low birth weight, vaccinations, adolescent birth rates, sexually transmitted diseases and pediatric AIDS. The full text of the report can be...

https://mchb.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/mchb/Data/Chartboo...
View Resource Obesity and Genomics: A Public Health Perspective

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Office of Genetics and Disease Prevention and Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, this Web siteis a collection of information on the relationship between obesity and genetics. It offers links to a variety of sources of information, including Web resources and journal articles on the problem of obesity, the relationship between...

https://www.cdc.gov/genomics/resources/diseases/obesity/inde...
View Resource Mobile Manufacturers Forum

This is the home page of the Mobile Manufacturer's Forum, an international association of several leading "radio communications equipment manufacturers." Its purpose is to inform the general public about health policies and standards regarding radio frequency (RF) energy emitted by mobile phones and base stations. There are several documents and press releases that can be accessed on the Web site....

http://www.mwfai.org/index.cfm
View Resource Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

Founded in 1964, the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies maintains a strong link to the Harvard School of Public Health along with other policy institutes at the university. On their homepage, visitors can read their latest press releases, learn about the activities of their associates, and various fellowship opportunities. Along with these general areas, the web-browsing public...

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/population-development/
View Resource Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine

Johns Hopkins University has a number of public outreach programs designed to get the good word out about their various research findings, and their online Public Health Magazine fits quite neatly into their comprehensive program. Each issue contains news briefs, feature articles, expert essays, and a number of online extras. Visitors can read the most current issue, or they can delve into the...

https://magazine.jhsph.edu/2007/spring/
View Resource Preventing Chronic Disease

Persons with an interest in public health will want to make a beeline for this rather helpful and well-done journal offered by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). This online-only publication was started in January 2004, and contains a healthy mix of peer-reviewed articles, CDC announcements, and general interest pieces. The journal's interests are quite broad and include reproductive health,...

https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/
View Resource RAND Europe

RAND Europe is part of the US-based RAND Corporation and has been active for the past 15 years. Based in Cambridge, UK, RAND Europe conducts research and analysis on the challenges facing many European countries. RAND Europe also provides a number of their research publications which can be viewed alphabetically, chronologically, or browsed by topic. The homepage includes articles on recent...

https://www.rand.org/randeurope.html
View Resource FDA: Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

The mission of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is "to protect and enhance the public health through the regulation of biological and related products including blood, vaccines, allergenics, tissues, and cellular and gene therapies." Their mission is an important one, and consumers and scientists will want to bookmark this page and return...

https://www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/OfficeofMedicalP...
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