PhD Program in Public & Community Health

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PhD in Public and Community Health Textbooks

Students are advised not to purchase texts too far in advance of enrollment as faculty may change editions or titles. You may purchase books from any bookseller of your choice. Matthews MCW Bookstore does stock some of our texts. You may contact them at: 414-955-8566.

Community Health Improvement Courses

CHI I, Foundations of Public and Community Health, PCH 19201
Course Director will inform students of required texts.

CHI II, Health Disparities and Underlying Determinants of Health, PCH 19202
Race, Ethnicity and Health, LaVeist, T., Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 2nd ed., 2012, ISBN-10: 111804908X

Social Epidemiology, Berkman, L. and Kawachi, I., Oxford University Press, 2000, ISBN-10: 0195083318

CHI III, Principles and Practices of Community-Academic Partnerships, PCH 19203
Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health, Israel, B., Eng, E., Schulz, A. and Parker, E., Jossey-Bass, 2013 ed., ISBN-978-1-1180-2186-6
 

CHI IV, Translating Community Health Improvement into Policy: Theory and Practice, PCH 19204
Health Policymaking in the United States, Longest, Beaufort B., Jr., Health Administration Press: Chicago, Association of University Programs in Health Administration: Washington, D.C., 2010, ISBN-13: 978-1-56793-354-3

Social Justice: the moral foundations of public health and health policy, Powers, Madison and Faden, Ruth, Oxford University Press: New York, 2006, ISBN-10: 0195375130

Narrative Matters: The Power of the Personal Essay in Health Policy. Mullan, Fitzhugh and Rubin, Kyna, eds. The John Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 2006

Understanding Public Policy. Pearson, Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 2012. ISBN-13: 9780205238828
 

CHI V, Principles and Methods of Community-Academic Partnerships, PCH 19205
Course Director will inform students of required texts.

CHI VI, Practice of Community- Community-Based Participatory Research, PCH 19206
No texts are required for purchase.

CHI VII, Practice of Community-Based Participatory Research, PCH 19207
No texts are required for purchase.

Doctoral Seminar PCH 19301
No texts are required for purchase.


Ethics in Public Health Research PCH 19240
Ethics and Epidemiology, Coughlin, S., and Beauchamp, T., Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN-10: 0195322932
 

Health and Medical Geography 19210
GIS and Public Health (2nd Edition). Ellen Cromley and Sara McLafferty. The Guilford Press, 2012, ISBN-13: 9781609187507

Required Software:
For student licenses of ArcGIS for Desktop, contact Matthew Hamilton, our academic representative at ESRI (the GIS software company).  Licenses are $100 for a year.

Contact information:

Matthew Hamilton | Esri Sales

Esri | 380 New York St | Redlands, CA 92373

T 1-800-447-9778, ext. 1169 |mhamilton@esri.com

 

Qualitative Data Analysis PCH 19232
Research Methods in Anthropology, Bernard, H. R., AltaMira Press, 5th edition, 2011, ISBN-13: 97807591-1242-1

Writing ethnographic fieldnotes, Emerson, R.M., Fretz, R.I., & Shaw, L.L., The University of Chicago Press, 2011

Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health, Israel, B., Eng, E., Schulz, A. and Parker, E., Jossey-Bass, 2013, edition, ISBN-978-1-1180-2186-6


Essential Ethnographic Methods: Observations, Interviews, & Questionnaire, Schensul, S.L., Schensul, J.J., & LeCompte, M.D, AltaMira Press, 1999

Enhanced Ethnographic Methods: Audiovisual Techniques, Focused Group Interviews, and Elicitation Techniques, Schensul, J.J., LeCompte, M.D., Nastasi, B.K., & Borgatti, S.P., AltaMira Press, 1999.

Qualitative and Mixed Methods PCH 19230
Research Methods in Anthropology, Bernard, H. R., AltaMira Press, 5th edition, 2011, ISBN-13: 97807591-1242-1

Writing ethnographic fieldnotes, Emerson, R.M., Fretz, R.I., & Shaw, L.L., The University of Chicago Press, 2011

Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health, Israel, B., Eng, E., Schulz, A. and Parker, E., Jossey-Bass, 2013, edition, ISBN-978-1-1180-2186-6

Essential Ethnographic Methods: Observations, Interviews, & Questionnaire, Schensul, S.L., Schensul, J.J., & LeCompte, M.D, AltaMira Press, 1999

Enhanced Ethnographic Methods: Audiovisual Techniques, Focused Group Interviews, and Elicitation Techniques, Schensul, J.J., LeCompte, M.D., Nastasi, B.K., & Borgatti, S.P., AltaMira Press, 1999.

Readings and Research PCH 19295
Text requirement will vary by advisor.

Bioethics Courses

Ethics & Integrity in Science BIOETHICS 10222B (online course)
Readings will be posted online.

Research Ethics Discussion Series BIOETHICS 10444
No texts are required for purchase.
 

Biostatistics Courses

Biostatistics I BIOST 04200
Principles of Biostatistics, Pagano, M., 2nd edition, 2000 Duxbury Press, ISBN-10: 0534229026

Biostatistics II BIOST 04201
Regression Methods in Biostatistics- Linear, Logistic, Survival, and Repeated Measures Model, Vittinghoff, E., Glidden, D., Shiboski,.S., and McCulloch, C., Springer, 2005, ISBN-10: 0387202757. This book will not be required for purchase. A copy will be placed on reserve in the library.

CTSI Courses

Introduction to Epidemiology 20150
Epidemiology, Leon Gordis, W. B., Elsevier Saunders, 4th edition, 2008, ISBN-13: 9781416040026 (new edition due out in fall 2013)
 

Research Methods in Epidemiology 20256
Injury Control: A Guide to Research and Program Evaluation, edited by FP Rivara, P Cummings, TD Koepsell, DC Grossman, RV Maier, 2009, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-13: 9780521100243. Dr. Lerner recommends that you buy this book used on Amazon.

 

 

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