Public health is crucial for the promotion and protection of health. Links between preventive action and improved health status (eg, in the case of smoking-related cancers, the decline in sudden infant death syndrome and rates of cardiovascular disease) present strong arguments for increased investment in public health infrastructure. The Public Health Education and Research Program has ensured a well-trained public health workforce to support national, state and local initiatives.
Field of Research
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified