Public Health 3.0: Time for an Upgrade

Karen DeSalvo, Patrick O’Carroll, Denise Koo, John Auerbach, and Judith Monroe wrote this piece as a call to action “to boldly expand the scope and reach of public health to address all factors that promote health and well-being, including those related to economic development, education, transportation, food, environment, and housing.” This article reviews the shift from Public Health 1.0 to Public Health 2.0, and now from Public Health 2.0 to Public Health 3.0. It also discusses the key components of Public Health 3.0.