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Public Health 101, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access
Improving Community Health

Author(s): Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, Washington D.C.
Brenda Kirkwood, MPH, DrPH, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284118445
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     300 pages      © 2019
  • Will Publish: 3/15/2018
Price: $84.95 US List
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From clean drinking water, to seat belts, to immunizations, the impact of public health on every individual is undeniable. For undergraduates, an understanding of the foundations of public health is an essential step toward becoming an educated citizen.

Public Health 101 provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the healthcare system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation.

Through a unique set of case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, readers will come away with a clear understanding of how public health affects them in their everyday lives. They will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health and gain a deeper understanding about the health news they are exposed to each day.

Public Health 101 remains the only introductory text to be built on the AAC&U Public Health 101 framework designed to introduce students to public health as well as health services.

New to the Third Edition:

  • New chapter on the future of public health that incorporates information on One Health as well as aging as a public health issue
  • New case studies along with sample answers for instructors
  • New short vignettes to engage students with sample answers for faculty
  • Updates and new materials for the existing chapters including student questions to accompany the new materials
  • Updated instructor ancillary materials including PowerPoint lecture slides, Test Bank, Instructor’s Manual as well as new sample answers for selected case studies and vignettes
  • A framework for utilizing the 3rd edition to introduce the "Critical Component Elements" which are now required for CEPH accreditation of undergraduate majors
  • A guide to evidence-based thinking designed to expand the use of the third edition for general education courses utilizing the AAC&U evidence-based thinking framework

 

Section  I  PRINCIPLES OF POPULATION HEALTH
  Chapter  1  PUBLIC HEALTH: THE POPULATION HEALTH APPROACH
  Chapter  2  EVIDENCE-BASED PUBLIC HEALTH
Section  II  TOOLS OF POPULATION HEALTH
  Chapter  3  PUBLIC HEALTH DATA AND COMMUNICATIONS
  Chapter  4  SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES AND PUBLIC HEALTH
  Chapter  5  HEALTH LAW, POLICY, AND ETHICS
Section  III  PREVENTING DISEASE, MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY
  Chapter  6  NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES
  Chapter  7  COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
  Chapter  8  ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
Section  IV  HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, HEALTHCARE INSTITUTIONS, AND HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
  Chapter  9  HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND THE HEALTH WORKFORCE
  Chapter  10  HEALTHCARE INSTITUTIONS
  Chapter  11  HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
Section  V  PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTIONS AND SYSTEMS
  Chapter  12  PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTIONS AND SYSTEMS
  Chapter  13  FOOD AND DRUGS AS PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES
  Chapter  14  SYSTEMS THINKING: FROM SINGLE SOLUTION TO ONE HEALTH

Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD-Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, Washington D.C.

Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD is Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, DC. His education includes an M.D. from the University of Wisconsin plus a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Riegelman practiced primary care internal medicine for over 20 years.

Dr. Riegelman has over 70 publications including 6 books for students and practitioners of medicine and public health. He is currently editor of the Jones and Bartlett book series Essential Public Health. The series provides books and ancillary materials for the full spectrum of curricula for undergraduate public health as well as the core and cross-cutting competencies covered by the Certification in Public Health examination of the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He has taken a lead role in developing the Educated Citizen and Public Health initiative which has brought together arts and sciences and public health education associations to implement the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recommendation that “…all undergraduates should have access to education in public health.”. Dr. Riegelman also led the development of George Washington’s undergraduate major and minor and currently teaches “Public Health 101” and “Epidemiology 101” to undergraduates.

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Brenda Kirkwood, MPH, DrPH-Clinical Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

Brenda Kirkwood MPH, DrPH, has experience in higher education spanning public and private institutions on the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels including development and teaching of undergraduate and graduate public health courses, development and management of public health academic programs, student mentorship, and contributions to national educational initiatives.  She has held faculty and administrative positions at the University at Albany State University of New York School of Public Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, American University College of Arts and Sciences, and George Mason University College of Health and Human Services. She currently works in academic administration at the University at Albany State University of New York School of Public Health.

            Prior to her career in higher education, Dr. Kirkwood held positions with the New York State Cancer Registry and the Bureaus of Sexually Transmitted Disease Control and Injury Prevention within the New York State Department of Health.  She received a Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College, Master of Public Health from the University at Albany State University of New York, and Doctor of Public Health degree from The George Washington University.

            Dr. Kirkwood has been actively involved in national efforts to expand public health education and strengthen the public health workforce.  As a researcher and educator, she has collaborated with a number of academic and public health workforce organizations.  Her recent research explored the adoption of public health curricula in community colleges, contributing to Healthy People 2020, a collaborative initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Her publications and presentations at numerous national professional conferences have focused on undergraduate public health education, contributing to The Educated Citizen and Public Health movement.