BOX E-1 Case Study Summary

The following authors prepared the eight case studies discussed in this report:

  • Alabama—Roy Hogan, M.P.A., Consultant, Austin, Texas

  • Maine—Kay Johnson, Ed.M., M.P.H., Johnson Group Consultants, Inc., Hinesburg, Vt.

  • Michigan—Hanns Kuttner, M.A., School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago

  • New Jersey—Gerry Fairbrother, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City, and Paul Meissner, M.S.P.M., and Alana Balaban, B.Sc., Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City

  • North Carolina—Wilhelmine Miller, M.S., Ph.D., Program Officer, Institute of Medicine

  • Texas—Roy Hogan, M.P.A., Consultant, Austin, Texas

  • Washington—Heather McPhillips, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, and E.Russell Alexander, M.D., M.P.H., Professor Emeritus, School of Public Health, University of Washington

  • Comparison of Los Angeles and San Diego Counties, California— Gerry Fairbrother, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City, and Elka Munizaga, Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City

The case studies are available on line at www.books.nap.edu/catalog/9836.html.

A summary article of the case study findings appears in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Fairbrother et al., forthcoming).



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