New book details the value of translational research to social sciences.
Article Type: Book review
Subject: Books (Book reviews)
Pub Date: 03/22/2012
Publication: Name: Human Ecology Publisher: Cornell University, Human Ecology Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Science and technology; Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 Cornell University, Human Ecology ISSN: 1530-7069
Issue: Date: Spring, 2012 Source Volume: 40 Source Issue: 1
Topic: NamedWork: Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being (Nonfiction work)
Persons: Reviewee: Wethington, Elaine; Dunifon, Rachel
Accession Number: 294821765
Full Text: A new book co-edited by Elaine Wethington, professor of human development and of sociology, and Rachel Dunifon, associate professor of policy analysis and management, shows how translational research applies to the social and behavioral sciences, with the potential to improve education, disease prevention, health care access and delivery, and more. Published May 15 by the American Psychological Association, Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being promises to be a valuable how-to for graduate students and early-career scientists seeking to do translational research.

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