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Homer J, Hirsch G. System Dynamics Modeling for Public Health: Background and Opportunities. American Journal of Public Health, 96(3):452-458, 2006.

Background on System Dynamics Simulation Modeling With a Summary of Major Public Health , Bobby Milstein (Syndemics Prevention Network, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Jack Homer (Homer Consulting) May 5, 2006 SYNDEMICS PREVENTION NETWORK

Systems Thinking and Modeling for Public Health Practice Leischow and Milstein Am J Public Health.2006; 96: 403-405

Practical Challenges of Systems Thinking and Modeling in Public Health.  By: Trochim, William M.; Cabrera, Derek A.; Milstein, Bobby; Gallagher, Richard S.; Leischow, Scott J.. American Journal of Public Health, Mar2006, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p538-546

Kenneth McLeroy Thinking of Systems Am J Public Health 2006 96: 402

Learning from Evidence in a Complex World Sterman Am J Public Health.2006; 96: 505-514

Understanding Diabetes Population Dynamics Through Simulation Modeling and Experimentation, Andrew P. Jones, MS, Jack B. Homer, PhD, Dara L. Murphy, MPH, Joyce D. K. Essien, MD, MBA, Bobby Milstein, MPH and Donald A. Seville, MS
March 2006, Vol 96, No. 3 | American Journal of Public Health 488-494
© 2006 American Public Health Association  — DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2005.063529

Journal of the Operational Research Society (2005) 56, 123–125. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2601930
Editorial Ruth Davies and David Bensley Meeting Health Challenges with OR editorial

Journal of the Operational Research Society advance online publication 26 September 2007; doi: 10.1057/palgrave.jors.2602498
System dynamics mapping of acute patient flows D C Lane and E Husemann

Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership
Proctor P. Reid, W. Dale Compton, Jerome H. Grossman and Gary Fanjiang, Editors
National Academies Press, 2005
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Dynamic Models for the Health Sciences Dr. Opal R. Bunce, Dr. Henry H. Cobb III, Dr. James L. Hargrove, Dr. Diane K. Hartle

James Ritchie Dunham and Jorge Mendez Galvan, “Evaluating Epidemic Intervention Policies with Systems Thinking: A Case Study of Dengue Fever in
Mexico, System Dynamics Review, 15(2), Summer 1999.

old, but a good starting point:

ALSO for more on health systems:

see a list of some great resources to start in this google notebook page on Health Systems (assembled by Anjali Sastry, edited by Elizabeth Kersten)