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Contents Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: What Is Public Health? Chapter Learning Objectives A Brief History of Public Health in the United States Images and Definitions of Public Health Public Health as a System Unique Features of Public Health Value of Public Health Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on the History of Public Health in Chicago Public Health Spotlight on Control of Infectious Diseases Chapter 2: Health from an Ecological Perspective Chapter Learning Objectives Health in the United States Health, Illness, and Disease Measuring Health Influences on Health Analyzing Health Problems for Causative Factors Economic Dimensions of Health Outcomes Healthy People 2010 Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Healthy People 2010 Progress Public Health Spotlight on Tobacco Use Chapter 3: Public Health and the Health System Chapter Learning Objectives Prevention and Health Services The Health System in the United States Changing Roles, Themes, and Paradigms in the Health System Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Managed Care and Public Health Public Health Spotlight on Access to Health Care Chapter 4: Law, Government, and Public Health Chapter Learning Objectives Public Health Law Governmental Public Health: Federal Health Agencies Governmental Public Health: State Health Agencies Governmental Public Health: Local Public Health Organizations Intergovernmental Relationships Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Spotlight on Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Chapter 5: Core Functions and Public Health Practice Chapter Learning Objectives Public Health Functions and Practice before the IOM Report Public Health Practice and Core Functions after the IOM Report Post-IOM Report Initiatives 21st Century Community Public Health Practice Core Function Performance New Opportunities for Improving Public Health Practice Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Screening for Antibody to HIV Public Health Spotlight on Cardiovascular Disease Chapter 6: The Infrastructure of Public Health Chapter Learning Objectives Infrastructure, Ingredients, and Inputs Human Resources in Public Health Organizational Resources Information Resources Fiscal Resources Healthy People 2010 Infrastructure Objectives Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on the Public Health System Public Health Spotlight on Safer and Healthier Foods Chapter 7: Public Health Interventions Chapter Learning Objectives Interventions, Programs, and Services Categorizing Programs and Services of Public Health Evidence-Based Community Preventive Services Program Management in Public Health Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Developing a Program Intervention Public Health Spotlight on Injury Prevention Chapter 8: Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Chapter Learning Objectives Public Health Roles in Emergency Preparedness and Response National Public Health Preparedness and Response Coordination State and Local Preparedness Coordination State and Local Bioterrorism Preparedness Grants Conclusion Discussion Questions and Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Table Top Exercises Public Health Spotlight on Oral Health Chapter 9: Future Challenges for Public Health in America Chapter Learning Objectives Lessons from a Century of Progress in Public Health Limitations of 21st Century Public Health The Future of Public Health in 1988 and 20 Years Later Conclusion: The Need for a More Effective Public Health System Discussion Questions and Exercises Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Public health -- United States.
Public health administration -- United States.
Public Health Administration -- United States.
Health Services -- United States.
Public Health -- United States.