PART I: THE BASIS OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 1: Concepts and Definitions of Public Health Practice. 2: History and Development of Public Health. 3: Context for Contemporary Public Health Practice. 4: The Determinants of Health. 5: Public Health Policy and the Policy-Making Process. 6: The Legal Basis for Public Health. 7: Public Health Ethics. PART II: SETTINGS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE. 8: The Federal Contribution to Public Health. 9: The State Public Health Department. 10: The Local Health Department. PART III: TOOLS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE. 11: Health Data Management for Public Health. 12: Community Health Assessment. 13: Prevention Effectiveness. 14: Theories and Structures of Public Health Behavior. 15: The Management of Public Health Organizations. 16: Performance Measurement and Management in Public Health. 17: Public Health Workforce. 18: Leadership in Public Health Practice PART IV: THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES. 19: Chronic Disease Control. 20 : Infectious Disease Control. 21: Public Health Preparedness. 22: Environmental Health in Public Health. 23: Primary Care and Public Health. 24: Maternal and Child Health. 25: Injury Control. 26: Oral Diseases: The Neglected Epidemic. 27: The Public Health Laboratory. 28: Global Health in the 21st Century. PART V: THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE. 29: The Future of Public Health. APPENDICES: Appendix A: Major National Public Health Professional Associations. Appendix B: Core Competencies for Public Health Practice Appendix C: What does every public health professional need to know about evidence-based practice?
About the Author
Professor of Public Health San Diego University
Director of Health, City of Akron.