Introduction to Public Health - 1st Edition

Introduction to Public Health

1st Edition

Authors: Mary Louise Fleming Elizabeth Parker Elizabeth Parker
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia

Description

This text introduces students to the core concepts and principles of public health: the nature and scope of public health; its history; an introduction to health determinants and epidemiology; evidence-based practice in public health and understanding public health data plus more.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729578905

About the Author

Mary Louise Fleming

Professor Mary Louise Fleming is Head of the School of Public Health at the Queensland University of Technology. She has over 20 years’ experience in teaching and research in higher education as well as public health and health promotion. Her research experience is in action research; process, impact and outcome evaluation in health promotion; and public health interventions. Mary Louise has worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization and Commonwealth and state health departments and has sat on National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) public health project grant review panels. She has been widely published in the area of health promotion.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of the School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland

Elizabeth Parker

Elizabeth Parker is an Adjunct Associate Professor, and formerly Director of Academic Programs, in the School of Public Health at the Queensland University of Technology. She has teaching and research experience in public health and health promotion, and was a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee for the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. She worked as a senior manager in the Toronto Department of Public Health, and has acted as a consultant on projects for the Australian Government and Queensland Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland

Elizabeth Parker

Elizabeth Parker is an Adjunct Associate Professor, and formerly Director of Academic Programs, in the School of Public Health at the Queensland University of Technology. She has teaching and research experience in public health and health promotion, and was a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee for the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. She worked as a senior manager in the Toronto Department of Public Health, and has acted as a consultant on projects for the Australian Government and Queensland Health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Social Work at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland