Nancy A. Rigotti, MD; Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Amy Geller of the Institute of Medicine for her contributions to the development of this manuscript and as Study Director for the Institute of Medicine report. The members of the Committee on the Assessment of Agent-Based Models to Inform Tobacco Product Regulation were Robert Wallace (chair), Elizabeth Bruch, Karen Glanz, Carlos Roberto Jaén, Scott Leischow, Douglas Luke, Charles Manski, David Mendez, Nancy Rigotti, David Shoham, Jody Sindelar, and Melissa Stigler.
Grant Support: The authors received no funding for their participation in the Institute of Medicine report, which was funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or for preparing this manuscript.
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Current Author Addresses: Dr. Rigotti: Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Room 914, Boston, MA 02114.
Dr. Wallace: The University of Iowa College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 145 Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242.
Author Contributions: Conception and design: N.A. Rigotti, R.B. Wallace.
Drafting of the article: N.A. Rigotti, R.B. Wallace.
Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: N.A. Rigotti, R.B. Wallace.
Final approval of the article: N.A. Rigotti, R.B. Wallace.
Administrative, technical, or logistic support: R.B. Wallace.
Rigotti NA, Wallace RB. Using Agent-Based Models to Address “Wicked Problems” Like Tobacco Use: A Report From the Institute of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 2015;163:469–471. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/M15-1567
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(6):469-471.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Smoking, Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Substance Abuse.
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