OB/GYN obstetrician/gynecologist

OMH Office of Minority Health

OR odds ratio

PEI peer education intervention

PHIN Public Health Information Network

POS point of service

PPO preferred provider organization

PY person year

QALY quality adjusted life year

RCT randomized clinical trial

RIBA recombinant immunoblot assay

RNA ribonucleic acid

RSV respiratory syncytial virus

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

SEP syringe exchange program

STD sexually transmitted disease

STRIVE Study To Reduce Intravenous Exposures

TB tuberculosis

TCM traditional Chinese medicine

USPHS US Public Health Service

USPSTF US Preventive Services Task Force

VA Department of Veterans Affairs

vCJD variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

VFC Vaccines for Children

WHO World Health Organization

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement