Date of Award
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Randall Kuhn, Ph.D.
Health, New Governance, Policy, Public Health
The security and social inequality approaches to public health present distinct answers to policy objectives relative to a pandemic. However, each approach leaves us with tough choices between the most valued objectives. I demonstrate how the networked approach, which Kettl's Rocket Science Model (RSM) exemplifies, does not leave us with such choices. Furthermore, I connect the epidemiological concepts public health practitioners apply toward communicable disease pandemics to RSM concepts. Finally, drawing on the disease parameters of a worst-case scenario influenza pandemic, I demonstrate how the networked approach helps public health practitioners expand capacity such that tough choices are unnecessary.
Lambert, Danny, "Avoiding Tough Policy Choices in an Influenza Pandemic: The Role of Kettl's Rocket Science Model in Public Health" (2010). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 853.
Received from ProQuest
Public Policy, Public Health