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PSYC 6777 Essentials of Public Health: A Case Study Approach: Welcome & Course Readings

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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.

PSYC 6777 Required Course Readings


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Brody, H., Russell Rip, M., Vinten-Johansen, P., Paneth, N., & Rachman, S. (2000). Map-making and myth-making in Broad Street: The London cholera epidemic, 1854. Lancet, 356(9223), 64–68.

Chokshi, D., Parker, M., & Kwiatkowski, D. (2006). Data sharing and intellectual property in a genomic epidemiology network: Policies for large-scale research collaboration. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 84(5), 382–387.

Fielding, J. E., & Briss, P. A. (2006). Promoting evidence-based public health policy. Can we have better evidence and more action? Health Affairs, 25(4), 969–978.

Gallagher, K., Benson, W., Brody, M., Fairbrother, A., Hasan, J., Klaper, R., et al. (2006). Genomics: Applications, challenges, and opportunities for the U.S. environmental protection agency. Human & Ecological Risk Assessment, 12(3), 572–590.

Gostin, L., & Powers, M. (2006). What does social justice require for the public's health? Public health ethics and policy imperatives. Health Affairs, 25(4), 1053–1060.

Hassan, E. (2006). Recall bias can be a threat to retrospective and prospective research designs. Internet Journal of Epidemiology, 2(3), 4-4.

Klugman, C. (2006). Reframing Terri Schiavo: One family's story of morality, ethics, and politics. Internet Journal of Law, Healthcare & Ethics, 4(1), 3-3.

Massey, D. S., & Tourangeau, R. (2013). Introduction New Challenges to Social Measurement. The Aannals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1), 6–22. doi:10.1177/0002716212463314.

Massey, D. S., & Tourangeau, R. (2013). Where Do We Go from Here? Nonresponse and Social Measurement. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 645(1), 222–236. doi:10.1177/0002716212464191

Rier, D. A. (2004). Publication visibility of sensitive public health data: When scientists bury their results. Science & Engineering Ethics, 10(4), 597–613.

Seow, H., Phillips, C. O., Rich, M. W., Spertus, J. A., Krumholz, H. M., & Lynn, J. (2006). Isolation of health services research from practice and policy: The example of chronic heart failure management. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 54(3), 535–540.

Silk, B., & Berkelman, R. (2005). A review of strategies for enhancing the completeness of notifiable disease reporting. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 11(3), 191–200.

Tempalski, B., Flom, P., Friedman, S., Des Jarlais, D., Friedman, J., McKnight, C., et al. (2007). Social and political factors predicting the presence of syringe exchange programs in 96 U.S. metropolitan areas. American Journal of Public Health, 97(3), 437–447.

Other Readings

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