Community- Based Health Research: Issues and Methods

Community- Based Health Research: Issues and Methods

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ISBN-13: 9780826120267
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/24/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal is principal investigator for the Prevention Research Center at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is professor and chair of the school's Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine and associate dean for Community Programs. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Chicago School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Charity Hospital of New Orleans (Tulane Division) and received his master of public health degree from Emory University. He is board certified in both pediatrics and preventive medicine.

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Table of Contents

    Foreword, D. Satcher
    Part I: Issues
  1. Community-Based Research: An Introduction, D.S. Blumenthal and E. Yancey
  2. Assessing and Applying Community-Based Research, C. Evans
  3. Public Health Ethics and Community-Based Research: Lessons from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, B. Jenkins, C. Jones, and D.S. Blumenthal
  4. The View from the Community, A. Cruz, F. Murphy, N. Nyarko, and D.N.Y. Krall

  5. Part II: Methods
  6. Study Designs, Surveys, and Descriptive Studies, N. Asal and L. Beebe
  7. Survey Case Study: The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, D. Holtzman
  8. Qualitative Methods in Community-Based Research, C. Sterk and K. Elifson
  9. HIV/AIDS Prevention: Case Study in Qualitative Research, K. Elifson and C. Sterk
  10. Community Intervention Trials: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations, R.J. DiClemente, R.A. Crosby, C. Sionean, and D. Holtgrave
  11. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Community Intervention Trials, S.K. Davis

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"The editors of this book bring together in one place a description both of epidemiological methods and a discussion of community-level issues. It is a volume that will prove useful to those who wish to conduct contemporary community-based research."
--from the Foreword by David Satcher, MD, PhD

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