For your initial discussion response you will explore your own examples of how the social and behavioral
sciences can help:
Public Health entities to reach their objectives
Clinicians to develop effective treatment strategies and
Policymakers to develop solutions to the critical issue of health equity
For examples of some broad contributions of these sciences, see Table 4-1 in Chapter 4, but be sure to
furnish and discuss more specific examples of the ways that an understanding of these factors can help
public health officials, clinicians and policymakers.