Public Health: Home

Public Health is concerned with the maintenance and improvement of the health of a population as a whole. This guide lists resources for various fields within Public Health.

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Featured Database

Check out the database ProQuest Public Health. Designed to be the starting point for public health information and research. Coverage extends to 1972 and provides access to core literature in a wide variety of subjects related to public health.

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physical fitness and hygiene
  • Population studies
  • Social services and welfare
  • Statistics, Biology - genetics,
  • Drug abuse and alcoholism
  • Special education and rehabilitation
  • Environmental studies
  • Industrial health and safety
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Allergology and Immunology
  • Nurses and Nursing
  • Pediatrics

Public Health Videos

Hear Pulitzer Prize winner Laurie Garrett talk about lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic.

Dr. Larry Brilliant talks about how smallpox was eradicated from the planet, and calls for a new global system that can identify and contain pandemics before they spread.

Quick Links

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