Learn the basics of the five core areas of community and public health Introduction to Community and Public Health, 2nd Edition covers the basics in each area of community and public health as identified by the Association of Schools of Public Health. With a student-friendly approach, the authors discuss epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral sciences, environmental health, and healthy policy and management. The book is written to serve both graduate and undergraduate public health students, as well as to help prepare for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam and Master certified in Health Education Specialist (MCHES) exam, the book covers each of these five core disciplines, plus other important topics.
MANOJ SHARMA, MBBS, MCHES, PHD, is a professor at the Jackson State University's MPH and Dr. PH programs in Behavioral Health Promotion & Education.
PAUL W. BRANSCUM, PHD, RD, is an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Health at Miami University, in Oxford.