Core concepts in epidemiology
Papers that are frame setting for the field, laying the groundwork for further discussion of these topics and in subsequent papers
Variation in disease prevalence over time and across the life-course reflects a combination of processes that vary by age, time period, and birth cohorts.
Complex systems approaches to population health
These papers explore the integration of complex systems approaches to population health
Why do socially disadvantaged populations have worse health?
A striking and recurrent pattern in the epidemiologic literature is the link between social status and health status
Measuring geographically patterned hazards and resources
Measuring spatially patterned exposures is necessary for understanding how they may affect health.
The US disadvantage: worse health compared to other high-income countries
The United States currently lags behind many other high-income countries with regard to life expectancy and other important health indicators.