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Public Health   Tags: global health, mph, population health, public health  

This guide highlights information resources related to public health.
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016 URL: http://guides.lib.ucdavis.edu/public_health Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Good places to start

These resources provide overviews, which make them a good source of background information when researching public health topics.



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Welcome to the subject guide for public health. 

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Images from the CDC [public domain]. Credits: Mary Hilpertshauser, Dr. J.D. Millar, Debora Cartagena, Maureen Metcalfe/Tom Hodge

Healthy People 2020

  • HealthyPeople.gov
    Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Each Topic Area includes an overview, objectives and data, and evidence-based resources. A sub-set of Healthy People 2020 objectives, called Leading Health Indicators, has been selected to communicate high-priority health issues and actions that can be taken to address them.
  • Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries
    This PubMed filter provides pre-formulated PubMed search strategies to find published literature to support achieving Healthy People 2020 objectives.

The Surgeon General's Call to End the Opioid Crisis


Books on Reserve--Fall 2016

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Sick Societies - David Stuckler (Editor); Karen Siegel (Editor)
Call Number: Reserves
ISBN: 9780199574407
Publication Date: 2011-12-17

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Epidemiology - Leon Gordis
Call Number: Reserves
ISBN: 9781455737338
Publication Date: 2013-11-25

Call Number: Reserves
ISBN: 9780199589920
Publication Date: 2015


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