Issue 1 January 5, 2016

CDC Science Clips  

CDC Science Clips: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 5, 2016


Each Tuesday, to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge, selected science clips will be posted here for the public health community. The focus is applied public health research and prevention science that has the capacity to improve health now.

This week, Science Clips is pleased to collaborate with CDC Vital Signs by featuring scientific articles from the January Vital Signs ( The articles marked with an asterisk are general review articles which may be of particular interest to clinicians and public health professionals seeking background information in this area.



    1. CDC Vital Signs


    1. CDC Authored Publications

      The names of CDC authors are indicated in bold text.
      Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.

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            1. Reducing public health risk during disasters: Identifying social vulnerabilities
              Wolkin A, Patterson JR, Harris S, Soler E, Burrer S, McGeehin M, Greene S.
              J Homel Secur Emerg Manag. 2015 ;12(4):809-822.


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CDC Science Clips Production Staff

  • John Iskander, MD MPH, Editor
  • Phoebe Thorpe, MD MPH, Editorial Consultant
  • Sara Beth Wolicki, MPH, Editorial Consultant
  • Gail Bang, MLIS, Librarian
  • William (Bill) Thomas, MLIS, Librarian
  • Katherine Tucker, Librarian
  • Onnalee Gomez, MS, Librarian
  • Joanna Taliano, MA, MLS, Librarian
  • Jarvis Sims, MIT, MLIS, Librarian
  • Mathieu Mazarin, MASc, Web Developer


DISCLAIMER: Articles listed in the CDC Science Clips are selected by the Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library to provide current awareness of the public health literature. An article’s inclusion does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article’s methods or findings. CDC and DHHS assume no responsibility for the factual accuracy of the items presented. The selection, omission, or content of items does not imply any endorsement or other position taken by CDC or DHHS. Opinion, findings and conclusions expressed by the original authors of items included in the Clips, or persons quoted therein, are strictly their own and are in no way meant to represent the opinion or views of CDC or DHHS. References to publications, news sources, and non-CDC Websites are provided solely for informational purposes and do not imply endorsement by CDC or DHHS. 

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