Training the transdisciplinary scientist: a general framework applied to tobacco use behavior.

@article{Nash2003TrainingTT,
  title={Training the transdisciplinary scientist: a general framework applied to tobacco use behavior.},
  author={J Madeleine Nash and Bradley N Collins and Sandra E Loughlin and Marylou V. Solbrig and Richard Harvey and Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin and Jennifer Unger and Cindy Miner and Margaret Rukstalis and Edmond Shenassa and Catherine A. Dube and Anthony Spirito},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2003},
  volume={5 Suppl 1},
  pages={S41-53}
}
The complexity of public health problems, including the problem of tobacco use behaviors, calls for formal efforts to train transdisciplinary scientists. These scientists can approach problems by using new conceptual frameworks and methodological tools that integrate different disciplinary perspectives. Transdisciplinary training focuses on developing strong scientists with superb core skills while protecting against creating scientists who are "jack of all trades, master of none… CONTINUE READING