Will Ross

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Health literacy, from a reductionistic standpoint, could be viewed as a complement of individual skills needed to process and act on health information. However, such a limited perspective unnecessarily removes the individual from the broader array of social forces that influence health. Indeed, an ecological approach provides the contextualization needed(More)
PROBLEM Most medical students use Wikipedia as an information source, yet medical schools do not train students to improve Wikipedia or use it critically. APPROACH Between November 2013 and November 2015, the authors offered fourth-year medical students a credit-bearing course to edit Wikipedia. The course was designed, delivered, and evaluated by(More)
Public Health Education and Promotion, a new section of the journal Frontiers in Public Health, provides a refreshing forum for those readers who have traversed the familiar landscape of near-intractable health inequities on a national and global level and desire new knowledge on how best to ameliorate health inequities and the social factors that(More)
Active critical habits of mind p1-8 Active critical thinkers are alert to differences and discrepancies p1-3 Active critical thinkers challenge, and are challenged by, sources p4-5 Active critical thinkers set issues in a broader context p6-7 Active critical thinkers will form and support opinions p8 Case in nouns and pronouns p213-226 Choose the(More)
Active critical habits of mind p1-8 Active critical thinkers are alert to differences and discrepancies p1-3 Active critical thinkers challenge, and are challenged by, sources p4-5 Active critical thinkers set issues in a broader context p6-7 Active critical thinkers will form and support opinions p8 Case in nouns and pronouns p213-226 Choose the(More)
  • D C Washington, S Ardila, W Arensberg, F Brzovic, M Buvinic, M Chrisney +25 others
  • 1998
What's New for the Bank in this Strategy? C It focuses on the problem of rural poverty from a broader perspective, including other sectors in addition to agriculture (such as the social sectors, rural finance and basic infrastructure, and natural resource management), while recognizing the heterogeneity of rural poverty and promoting policies and(More)
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