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An Introduction to Community & Public Health, Ninth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): James F. McKenzie, PhD, MPH, MCHES, MEd, Professor Emeritus, Ball State University
Robert R. Pinger, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Ball State University
Denise Seabert, PhD, MCHES, Professor and Associate Dean, Ball State University
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284108415
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     544 pages      © 2018
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

An Introduction to Community & Public Health, Ninth Edition provides learners with the latest trends and statistics in this evolving field. With an emphasis on developing the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in health education and health promotion, this best-selling introductory text covers such topics as epidemiology, community organizations, program planning, minority health, mental health, environmental health, drug use and abuse, safety, and occupational health. A robust pedagogy and enhanced digital learning component encourages students to understand and retain community health issues and better prepare for their future careers..  

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  • NEW information on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on family planning
  • NEW information on preconception health care and counseling which are relative new foci for pregnancy health
  • NEW discussion regarding vaccine safety and non-vaccination due to religious and philosophical exceptions which affect vulnerable population
  • NEW information on the relationship of mental health to general health
  • NEW information on new law enforcement policies regarding how to handle people with mental health crises
  • EXPANDED information on electronic or e-cigarettes, abuse of opioid pain relievers, and the move by some states to legalize the use of marijuana for medical or recreational uses
  • EXPANDED information on barriers to prenatal care and the importance of nutrition and vitamin supplementation during pregnancy
  • EXPANDED & REVISED – A total revamped Chapter 14, Community Health and the Environment, includes new information on mold as an indoor pollutant, runoff and lead as water pollutants, complex disasters, the Zika virus, and emergency preparedness and response.  In addition, a new box on the Flint, Michigan, drinking water crisis has been included

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Written for the introductory community health course found within departments of health education, health science, health promotion, community health, public health, nursing and HPER.

Unit  I  Foundations of Community and Public Health
  Chapter  1  Community and Public Health: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
  Chapter  2  Organizations that Help Shape Community and Public Health
  Chapter  3  Epidemiology: The Study of Disease, Injury, and Death in the Community
  Chapter  4  Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases: Prevention and Control of Diseases and Health Conditions
  Chapter  5  Community Organizing/ Building and Health Promotion Programming
  Chapter  6  The School Health Program: A Component of Community and Public Health
Unit  II  The Nation's Health
  Chapter  7  Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
  Chapter  8  Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults
  Chapter  9  Older Adults
  Chapter  10  Community and Public Health and Racial/Ethnic Populations
  Chapter  11  Community Mental Health
  Chapter  12  Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern
  Chapter  13  Health Care Delivery in the United States
Unit  III  Environmental Health and Safety
  Chapter  14  Community and Public Health and the Environment
  Chapter  15  Injuries as a Community and Public Health Problem
  Chapter  16  Safety and Health in the Workplace

James F. McKenzie, PhD, MPH, MCHES, MEd-Professor Emeritus, Ball State University

Jim McKenzie is Professor Emeritus at Ball State University. He earned his PhD from The Ohio State University, a MPH from the University of Michigan, and a MEd and BS from Bowling Green State University (BGSU). He has also served on the faculties at BGSU, Mankato State University, and Penn State–Hershey. He is a master certified health education specialist (MCHES) and served on NCHEC's Division Board for Certification of Health Education Specialists for 11 years. He is co-author of five textbooks: Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs:  A Primer (7th ed., 2017, Benjamin Cummings), An Introduction to Community and Public Health (9th ed., 2018, Jones & Bartlett Learning), An Introduction to Community Health: Brief Edition (2014, Jones & Bartlett Learning), Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education (7th ed., in press, Benjamin Cummings), and Research Methods in Health Promotion and Education (2nd ed., 2011, Jones & Bartlett Publishers). He is a member of Society for Public Health Education, American School Health Association, and Eta Sigma Gamma.

Robert R. Pinger, PhD-Professor Emeritus, Ball State University

Robert R. Pinger is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physiology and Health Science at Ball State University, and Director Emeritus of the Department’s Public Health Entomology Laboratory. He earned his MS and PhD from Iowa State University and completed postdoctoral training in medical entomology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He has taught at the Federal University of Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil and Yeungnam University, Daegu, Republic of Korea. He is co-author of two textbooks: Drugs: Issues for Today (3rd ed., McGraw-Hill) and Introduction to Community and Public Health  (8th ed., Jones & Bartlett Learning), and more than 25 peer reviewed, scientific research articles. As a Ball State Faculty member, he taught courses in personal health, community health, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, toxicology, and public health entomology. 

Denise Seabert, PhD, MCHES-Professor and Associate Dean, Ball State University

Denise Seabert is Professor and Associate Dean in the College of Health at Ball State University.  She earned her PhD from the University of Florida, a MS from Indiana University, and a BAEd from Western Washington University.  She has served on the NCHEC Division Board, American School Health Association Board of Directors, and Eta Sigma Gamma National Health Education Honorary Executive Board.  Denise is co-author of three textbooks: An Introduction to Community and Public Health (9th ed., 2018, Jones & Bartlett Learning), Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion and Education (7th ed., in press, Benjamin Cummings), and Health Education: Elementary and Middle School Applications (8th ed., McGraw Hill).

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