In this moving commentary, M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, writes from direct experience about the unacceptable number of U.S. fatalities that result from drunk driving. Dr. Delgado, an emergency physician-investigator, and colleague Douglas Wiebe, PhD, contributed to a new report by a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE