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PUBH 6639 Practicum II: Field Experience in Public 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.

Course Readings

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Coleman, E. W., & Delea, K. C. (2013). The use of public health informatics to improve environmental health practice. Journal of Environmental Health, 76(5), 44–45.

Crawford, V., & Syed-Abdul, S. (2016). Health Information Technologies for Geriatrics: The Big Picture. Studies In Health Technology And Informatics225, 721–723. 

Domnariu, C. D. (2014). Importance of communication in public health. Acta Medica Transilvanica, 19(4), 161–162.

G.V. Asokan, & Vanitha Asokan. (2019). Leveraging “big data” to enhance the effectiveness of “one health” in an era of health informatics. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, (4). 

Gasner, M. R., Fuld, J., Drobnik, A., & Varma, J. K. (2014). Legal and policy barriers to sharing data between public health programs in New York City: A case study. American Journal of Public Health, 104(6), 993–997.

Gaufin, J. (2014, July). Advocacy: Making your voice heard on public health issues. The Nation’s Health, 44(5), 3.

Giffords, E. D., Guercia, R., & Kass, D. (2010). A model for change: Legislative advocacy to improving access for the uninsured and underinsured in New York State. Journal of Community Practice, 18(1), 5–18.

Gong, Y., Yin, X., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Qin, G., Liu, L., & ... Lu, Z. (2014). Social determinants of community health services utilization among the users in China: A 4-year cross-sectional study. Plos One, 9(5), e98095.

Heldman, A. B., Schindelar, J., & Weaver, J. B., III. (2013). Social media engagement and public health communication: Implications for public health organizations being truly “social.” Public Health Reviews, 35(1), 1–18.

Hoque, M. R., Bao, Y., & Sorwarb, G. (n.d.). Investigating factors influencing the adoption of e-Health in developing countries: A patient’s perspective. Informatics for Health & Social Care, 42(1), 1–17. 

Jake Luo, Min Wu, Deepika Gopukumar, & Yiqing Zhao. (2016). Big Data Application in Biomedical Research and Health Care: A Literature Review. Biomedical Informatics Insights, (8), 1. 

Public Health Surveillance Systems: Recent Advances in Their Use and Evaluation. (2017). Annual Review of Public Health, 57.

Shah, G. H., Leider, J. P., Castrucci, B. C., Williams, K. S., & Luo, H. (2016). Characteristics of local health departments associated with implementation of electronic health records and other informatics systems. Public Health Reports, (2), 272.

Sinclair, C. A., Makin, J. K., Tang, A., Brozek, I., & Rock, V. (2014). The role of public health advocacy in achieving an outright ban on commercial tanning beds in Australia. American Journal of Public Health, 104(2), e7–e9.

Timothy D., M., Brian E., D., Shaun J., G., & P. Joseph, G. (2019). Public Health Informatics in Local and State Health Agencies: An Update From the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, S67. 

Wang, Y. C., & DeSalvo, K. (2018). Timely, Granular, and Actionable: Informatics in the Public Health 3.0 Era. American Journal of Public Health108(7), 930–934.

Other Readings

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