Community and Population Health with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance

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9780072505153: Community and Population Health with PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance

Now in its eighth edition, Community and Population Health provides a comprehensive introduction to the four areas of community health - Preventative Medicine, Public Health, School Health, and Self-care. Reflecting the recent emergence of population health in the community health field, Community and Population Health represents the concept that many populations of concern in health programs are not solely defined by geographic location. This revision continues to present information within a problem-solving framework as exemplified in the issue boxes and case studies throughout the text.

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Lawrence W. Green served on the public health and medical faculties of UC Berkeley, Hopkins, Texas, British Columbia, and is currently at the University of California at San Francisco as Program Leader for the Social and Behavioral Sciences for the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has been a Visiting Professor at Berkeley, Harvard, Emory, the University of Maryland at College Park, the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, the Shanghai Medical University in China, Lansdowne Scholar at the University of Victoria in Canada, and Chancellor’s Best Practices Scholar at the University of Newcastle in Australia. Dr. Green served the Carter Administration as the first Director of the Office of Health Information and Health Promotion, and the Clinton Administration as Acting Director of the Office of Smoking and Health at CDC. He retired in 2004 from CDC as Director of the Office of Science and Extramural Research. He received the highest awards of the American Public Health Association (Award of Excellence, the Mayhew Derryberry Award, and Distinguished Career Award), the American Academy of Health Behavior Research (first Research Laureate Medal), the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (the Doyen Jacques Perisot Medal), the American Association for Health Education (the Presidential Citation, the Scholar Award, and the Alliance Scholar), and the American School Health Association (Honorary Lifetime Fellow).

Judith M. Ottoson Associate Professor School of Policy Studies Georgia State University 140 Decatur St., Urban Life 1030 (or Box 4039) Atlanta, GA 30302-4039 Tel. (404) 651-3523 Fax. (404) 651-3524 e-mail:

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Green, Lawrence W; Ottoson, Judith M.
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN 10: 007250515X ISBN 13: 9780072505153
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