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The Community Preventive Services Task Force: 25 Years of Effectiveness, Economics, and Equity

  • Alison Evans Cuellar
    Correspondence
    Address correspondence to: Alison Evans Cuellar, PhD, Department of Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, MS 1J3, Fairfax VA 22030.
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    Department of Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

    National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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  • B. Ned Calonge
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    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
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      As this year marks 25 years of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF)

      About the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Guide to Community Preventive Services. https://www.thecommunityguide.org/task-force/about-community-preventive-services-task-force. Accessed December 13, 2021.

      and The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide),

      The Community Guide. https://www.thecommunityguide.org/. Accessed December 13, 2021.

      there is much that merits recognition. The Community Guide is a collection of evidence-based recommendations and findings from the CPSTF, an independent, nonfederal panel of 15 public health prevention experts. CPSTF issues recommendations and findings on the basis of rigorous systematic reviews of effectiveness and economic evidence as well as considerations for health equity, programs, services, and policies implemented in real-world settings.
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