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The Structure of Law in Public Health Systems and Practice

Richard A. Goodman, Paula L. Kocher, Daniel J. O’Brien, and Frank S. Alexander

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the structure of law underlying U.S. public health practice by focusing on the statutory basis of the federal and state/local infrastructure of the U.S. public health system, ... More


The Law and the Public's Health: The Foundations

Lawrence O. Gostin, F. Ed Thompson, and Frank P. Grad

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the foundations of the integral relations between law and public health practice, including definition, infrastructure, constitutional underpinnings, and powers. It examines the ... More


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Community and Public Health Settings

Katherine A. Stamatakis, Cynthia A. vinson, and Jon F. Kerner

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in community and public health (C&PH) settings holds great promise for widespread improvements in population health by closing the gap between ... More


Health inequalities in England’s changing public health system

David J. Hunter and Linda Marks

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter assesses the relationship between different ways of understanding a ‘public health system’ and action on health inequalities. After briefly reviewing the historical evolution of the UK’s ... More


Public Health and the Judiciary

Daniel D. Stier and Diane M. Nicks

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the relations between public health and the judiciary, defined broadly as the U.S. court system, essential functions of the court system, essential people within the court ... More


Quantifying the Issue

ROSS C. BROWNSON, ELIZABETH A. BAKER, TERRY L. LEET, and KATHLEEN N. GILLESPIE

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195143768
eISBN:
9780199865581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143768.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the principles of epidemiology that relate to public health practice. It focuses primarily on methods used to measure and characterize disease frequency in ... More


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