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This paper will argue that the UK has seen several phases of public health improvement since the Industrial Revolution, and that each of these can be linked to major shifts in thinking about the nature of society and health itself. The authors are not, however, attempting to delineate firm sequences of events (or imply causality) as this would require a(More)
We live in a rapidly changing world; one where existing models for and approaches to health appear to deliver diminishing returns, whilst new public health challenges emerge. This paper outlines an integrative approach to such challenges. Integral theory suggests that key dimensions of human experience, frequently presented in opposition to each other (e.g.(More)
This study examined student opinions and preferences regarding the impact of six varied instructional strategies in an online graduate curriculum course. The primary research questions were 1) Which online instructional module did students most prefer? 2) Which online instructional module did students least prefer? Students enrolled in two curriculum(More)
BACKGROUND The value of e-learning in medical education is widely recognized but there is little evidence of its value in teaching medical students about public health. Such evidence is needed because medical students' engagement with public health has been low. We present three recent case studies from UK medical schools to illustrate diverse ways in which(More)
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