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The New (Old) Public Health: How Neuroscience is Changing Child and Maternal Health

Florida Health Grand Rounds

The New (Old) Public Health: How Neuroscience is Changing Child and Maternal Health
February 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., ET
Presented by Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Miami

Largely for historical reasons, the United States health care system focuses on providing technically sophisticated medical care at the bedside and in doctor’s offices. While this approach has led to remarkable advances in clinical care, emerging research in neuroscience, epidemiology, and political science reveals that improvements in population health require new organizational approaches that challenge decades-old practice.

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