Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health

1st Edition - July 4, 2017

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  • Author: Gregory Schwaid
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137789
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137796

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Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Formatted in a question and answer based style that imitates material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. The book contains over 640 question and answer sets covering areas such as general public health, health management, health law, community health, infectious disease, clinical preventive medicine, occupational medicine, aerospace medicine, environmental medicine, correctional (prison) medicine, emergency preparedness, epidemiology and biostatistics. The book is an essential board preparation for physicians with a background in the fields of preventive medicine, occupational medicine, and aerospace medicine. It is also useful for medical students, public health students and those wishing to gain an understanding of the key points in these fields.

Key Features

  • Provides a question based format that imitates board exams in preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine
  • Written by a specialist with board certification with the goal of elucidating the format, content and reasoning behind the board certification exam
  • Enhances the reader's understanding of material with clear explanations of answers


Physicians preparing to take their initial board exams or their recertification board exams. Public health students, medical students, and physicians preparing for specialty-specific board exams

Table of Contents

  • Each section includes Question, Answer, and Reference sections
    Section 1: General Public Health
    Section 2: Health Policy and Management
    Section 3: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Section 4: Environmental Medicine
    Section 5: Occupational and Aerospace Medicine
    Section 6: Clinical Preventive Medicine
    Section 7: Infectious Disease
    Section 8: Emergency Preparedness

Product details

  • No. of pages: 450
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: July 4, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128137789
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128137796

About the Author

Gregory Schwaid

Dr. Schwaid DO, MPH, FAOCOPM is board certified in general preventive medicine by both the American Board of Preventive Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine. After completing a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences, he earned a master's degree in public health and obtained a doctorate in osteopathic medicine. Following medical school, he completed a one year hospital-based internship and two years of preventive medicine residency training. Dr. Schwaid currently practices clinical medicine full-time. On a part-time basis, he teaches public health, clinical exam, and osteopathic manipulation at a medical school. He is the Chair of Public Health and a Vice President of the American College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine (AOCOPM) . He also serves as faculty at a preventive medicine residency program.

Affiliations and Expertise

Urgent Care Physician, Centra Care, Tampa; Faculty Instructor (part-time), Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL, USA

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