NEW: Now available with Navigate Epidemiology 101 - a complete, off the shelf, online course.
Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual, PowerPoints, TestBank, Image Bank
Student Resources: Companion Website with Interactive Glossary, Flashcards, Study Grid
Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series.
Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP)—a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)—Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology.
Using a clear, cohesive writing style, Epidemiology 101 covers the basics of infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology. Numerous tables and charts throughout the text capture the reader’s interest and enhance learning.
Follows the basic Epidemiology 101 curriculum framework as recommended by the 2006 Consensus Conference on Undergraduate Public Health Education.
Offers current, tangible examples from the field such as recent disease outbreaks, bioterrorism, and uses of epidemiology for policy development.
Requires no prior familiarity with health-related fields or statistics.
End-of-chapter exercises provide access to a laboratory component for college science courses that require a laboratory.
A comprehensive companion website includes a complete package of instructor resources and interactive student resources.
Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 1-5, 19, & 21 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.
* To learn more about the AAC&U initiative, The Educated Citizen and Public Health, or to download the curriculum guide, log on to: www.aacu.org/public_health.
Robert H. Friis, PhD-Emeritus Professor and Chair, Department of Health Science - California State University, Long Beach
Robert H. Friis, PhD, earned his doctorate from Columbia University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in social epidemiology at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley.
He has had more than three decades of teaching and research experience in epidemiology. Formerly, he was Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Columbia University School of Public Health, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Community Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Health Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.
Subsequently, he was Director of the Field Epidemiology Unit at the Orange County (California) Public Health Department. Later he became a faculty member in the Department of Medicine, Department of Neurology, and the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. Currently, he is Professor and Chair of the Health Science Department at California State University, Long Beach, where he has taught introductory epidemiology and biostatistics.
He has been involved in numerous epidemiologic research projects and has published more than 50 professional and scientific articles. He is a member of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and the epidemiology section of the American Public Health Association. He is also Clinical Professor of Community and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, Irvine.
See the author as the "Expert" in Epidemiology in a short video on "Video Jug."
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284046038
- ISBN-13: 9781284034868
- ISBN-13: 9781284103717