Laugh and learn with this unique book that offers a glimpse at the lighter side of life's risks. Starting with a must-read consumer's guide to taking charge of health information and filled with health and risk-related quotes and cartoons, this book belongs in every physician's waiting room. Risk in Perspective helps consumers evaluate health and scientific information and consider how the information can be used to improve their lives.
Dr Kimberly M Thompson serves as an associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at the Harvard School of Public Health, where she created and directs the Kids Risk Project. A very popular speaker, she has appeared on numerous national and international television shows and radio programs. Dr Thompson's research focuses on children's risks and on using the tools of risk analysis and decision science to empower kids, parents, policy makers, and others to improve their lives. Dr Thompson earned her Doctor of Science degree from Harvard and her BS and MS degrees from MIT.