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Tables of Contents for Public Health
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
xi
 
Acknowledgments
xv
 
What Is Public Health?
1
38
A Brief History of Public Health in the United States
3
4
Images and Definitions of Public Health
7
4
Public Health as a System
11
3
Unique Features of Public Health
14
7
Value of Public Health
21
6
Conclusion
27
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
28
11
Appendix 1--A: Selected History of Public Health Activities in Chicago, 1834--2003
31
8
Understanding and Measuring Health
39
44
Health in the United States
39
4
Health, Illness, and Disease
43
1
Measuring Health
44
6
Influences on Health
50
16
Analyzing Health Problems for Causative Factors
66
2
Economic Dimensions of Health Outcomes
68
4
Healthy People 2010
72
6
Conclusion
78
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
78
5
Public Health and the Health System
83
46
Prevention and Health Services
90
12
The Health System in the United States
102
12
Changing Roles, Themes, and Paradigms in the Health System
114
4
Conclusion
118
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
119
10
Appendix 3--A: Managed Care and Public Health: Strange Bedfellows?
122
7
Law, Government, and Public Health
129
46
American Government and Public Health
130
3
Public Health Law
133
4
Governmental Public Health: Federal Health Agencies
137
11
Governmental Public Health: State Health Agencies
148
7
Governmental Public Health: Local Public Health Organizations
155
6
Intergovernmental Relationships
161
7
Conclusion
168
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
169
6
Appendix 4--A: Administrative Law
171
4
Core Functions and Public Health Practice
175
48
Public Health Functions and Practice Before the IOM Report
176
5
Public Health Practice and Core Functions After the IOM Report
181
10
Post-IOM Report Initiatives
191
8
Twenty-First Century Community Public Health Practice
199
7
Core Function Performance Through 2002
206
12
New Opportunities for Improving Public Health Practice
218
1
Conclusion
219
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
220
3
The Infrastructure of Public Health
223
52
Infrastructure, Ingredients, and Inputs
224
1
Human Resources in Public Health
225
16
Organizational Resources
241
5
Information Resources
246
19
Fiscal Resources
265
3
Healthy People 2010 Infrastructure Objectives
268
2
Conclusion
270
1
Discussion Questions and Exercises
270
5
Public Health Interventions
275
38
Interventions, Programs, and Services
276
2
Categorizing Programs and Services of Public Health
278
6
Evidence-Based Community Preventive Services
284
11
Program Management in Public Health
295
13
Conclusion
308
2
Discussion Questions and Exercises
310
3
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
313
46
Public Health Roles in Emergency Preparedness and Response
313
13
National Public Health Preparedness and Response Coordination
326
6
State and Local Preparedness Coordination
332
9
State and Local Bioterrorism Preparedness Grants
341
13
Conclusion
354
3
Discussion Questions and Exercises
357
2
Future Challenges for Public Health in America
359
20
Lessons from a Century of Progress in Public Health
360
5
Limitations of Twenty-First-Century Public Health
365
4
The Future of Public Health in 1988 and 15 Years Later
369
5
Conclusion: The Need for a More Effective Public Health System
374
3
Discussion Questions and Exercises
377
2
Glossary
379
26
Index
405