Krista D Hanni

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Biosurveillance is the regular collection, analysis, and interpretation of health and health-related data for indicators of diseases and other outbreaks by public health organizations. Motivated by the threat of bioterrorism, biosurveillance systems are being developed and implemented around the world. The goal of these systems has been expanded to include(More)
for their thoughtful, interesting, and informative commentaries. Given our divergent backgrounds—from local to federal public health, from academia to the CDC, from experience in industrial quality control to applied biosurveillance—I was a bit surprised but very pleased to find that we are all largely in agreement. In terms of the commentaries, let me(More)
BACKGROUND In 2003, the Monterey County Health Department, serving Salinas, California, was awarded one of 12 grants from the Steps to a HealthierUS Program to implement a 5-year, multiple-intervention community approach to reduce diabetes, asthma, and obesity. National adult and youth surveys to assess long-term outcomes are required by all Steps sites;(More)
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