Recognition, Acknowledgment and Celebration: The Academy
Abstract:These remarks were presented at the opening ceremony of the American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) annual scientific conference held in Carmel, CA, March 5-8, 2006 by the outgoing president of the Academy.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: David R. Black, Professor, Health Promotion; Health Sciences; Foods and Nutrition; Nursing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Publication date: 2006-11-01
The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors.
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