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OHSU-PSU Joint School of Public Health: Topics in Public Health

Books on Public Health (PSU)

Researching Public Health Topics

In addition to using the databases listed on the Data Sources, Databases & Statistics page of this guide, you may want to use specific resources for searching in some topical areas related to public health. See the resources listed below.

Environmental Health & Safety

Book cover - Essentials in Environmental Health and Safety

When research for environmental health topics, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example:

pollution
air quality
water quality
toxicology

Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Essentials of EpidemiologyWhen researching epidemiological and biostatistics health topics, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example:

statistics
data
epidemiology
incidence of disease
prevalence of disease

Health Disparities & Social Determinants of Health

Health Equity book coverWhen researching the social determinants of health, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example:

equity
social justice
justice

Health Management & Policy

Financial Management Book CoverWhen researching health management and policy, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example:

health administration
policy
health management
law
healthcare reform

Health Promotion

Emerging Theories book coverWhen researching for health promotion topics, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example:

education
consumer health
community health services

International Health

Textbook of International HealthWhen researching for international health topics, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example: 

global health
international health
(country or continent name)
development

Occupational Health

Occupational and Environmental Health book cover When researching for occupational health topics, consider using keywords related to the topic. For example: 

workplace health
workplace wellness
toxicology
work-oriented health