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2007 Symposia Series on Systems Science and Health

The symposia series is aimed at introducing systems science to behavioral and social scientists for applications in health.  The 2007 Symposia Series on System Science and Health was sponsored by the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other components of NIH.

Systems Methodologies for Solving Real-World Problems: Applications in Public Health


Network Analysis: Using Connections and Structures to Understand and Change Health Behaviors


Agent Based Modeling: Population Health from the Bottom Up


System Dynamics Modeling: Population Flows, Feedback Loops and Health


NIH BSSR-Systems Science Listserv info:

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