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Would you like an injection with that Happy Meal?

In Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Uncategorized on November 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm

BY DANIELA LEWY, JOHNS HOPKINS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

I started my career in education, transitioned to corporate training, and then navigated into public health. But with each professional shift – not much seems particularly different. Universal Education and Universal Healthcare; supply/demand principles at Johns Hopkins Hospital and supply/demand principles at Mars Corporation; and increased salaries for teachers, nurses, or accountants doesn’t always translate to better test scores, fewer infections, or less bankruptcy. 

So when yesterday’s session on social franchising began with a reference to McDonalds – I sat up straight. I like the intersection of seemingly disparate fields.  Read the rest of this entry »

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