Global Health: A Personal Perspective“I value every aspect of work as a U.S. government public health professional but, watching our research translate to practice in international initiatives is an amazing experience which further motivates me to foster advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services”.
~OBSSR's Dana Sampson reflects on her recent work in South Africa
e-Cigarettes: Breakthrough or Setback?Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are changing the dynamic of the war on tobacco. As the number of people who use them continues to grow, debate is escalating about the potential risks and benefits of e-cigarettes and the role for regulation of a product that has unclear therapeutic or detrimental health consequences.
Perspectives of the New Acting Director, OBSSROBSSR Acting Director, Dr. William Riley, reflects on OBSSR goals, shares examples of scientific fields that have successfully advanced the integration of behavioral and social sciences, and explains his intended focus and commitment as Acting Director.
Patty MabryYou ROCK Bill Riley! You are doing an exceptional