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HUMN 8010 Promoting Population Health: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Universal Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Christoffel, K. K. (2000). Public health advocacy: Process and product. American Journal of Public Health, 90, 722-726.

Cortes, L. M., Gittelsohn, J., Alfred, J., Palafox, N. A. (2001). Formative research to inform intervention development for diabetes prevention in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Health Education & Behavior, 28, 696-715.

Galea, S., Factor, S. H., Palermo, A. G., Aaron, D., Canales, E., & Vlahov, D. (2002). Access to resources for substance users in Harlem, New York City: Service provider and client perspectives. Health Education and Behavior, 29, 296-311.

Labonte, R., Muhajarine, N., Abonyi, S., Woodard, G. B., Jeffery, B., Maslany, G., McCubbin, M., Williams, A. (2002). An integrated exploration into the social and environmental determinants of health: The Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU). Chronic Diseases in Canada, 23, 71-76.

Lantz, P.M., Viruell-Fuentes, E., Israel, B.A., Softley, D., Guzman, R. (2001). Can communities and academia work together on public health research? Evaluation results from a community-based participatory research partnership in Detroit. Journal of Urban Health, 78, 495-507.

MacQueen, K. M., McLellan, E., Metzger, D. S., Kegeles, S., Strauss, R., Scotti, R., Blanchard, L., & II, R. T. T. (2001). What is community? An evidence-based definition for participatory public health. American Journal of Public Health, 91(12), 1929-1938.

Markel H. (2001). Journals of the plague years: Documenting the history of the AIDS epidemic in the United States. American Journal of Public Health, 91, 1025-1028.

Meade, C. D.& Calvo, A. (2001) Developing community-academic partnerships to enhance breast health among rural and Hispanic migrant and seasonal farm worker women. Oncology nursing forum.; 28(10):1577-84.

Mullan, F. (2000). Don Quixote, Machiavelli, and Robin Hood: Public health practice, past and present. American Journal of Public Health, 90, 702-706.

Najman JM, Toloo G, Siskind V (2006). Socioeconomic disadvantage and changes in health risk behaviours in Australia: 1989-90 to 2001. Bull World Health Organ, Dec; 84(12):976-84. Erratum in: Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Feb; 85(2):160.

Poscente, N., Rothstein, M., & Irvine, M. J. (2002). Using marketing research methods to evaluate a stage-specific intervention. American Journal of Health Behavior, 26, 243-251.

Sabol, B. (2002). Innovations in collaboration for the public's health through the Turning Point Initiative: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation perspective. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 8, 6-12.

Sondik, E. J., Lucas, J. W., Madans, J. H., & Smith, S. S. (2000). Race/ethnicity and the 2000 census: Implications for public health. American Journal of Public Health, 90, 1709-1713.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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