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Essentials Of Public Health Biology: A Guide For The Study Of Pathophysiology Paperback – 3 October 2008

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  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett; 1st edition (3 October 2008)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 300 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0763744646
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0763744649
  • Dimensions : 27.18 x 21.59 x 3.3 cm
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Constance U. Battle, MD, is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Pediatrics at The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Healthand a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in The School of Medicine and Health Sciences and a member of the academic staff at Children's Hospital National Medical Center. In the early 1990s, as a Fellow in the Creating Healthier Communities Fellowship of the Healthcare Forum, Dr. Battle focused on adolescent mothers with HIV/AIDS and their children, a project that evolved into the Minority Adolescent Community Initiative. In recent years, she has transferred her managerial leadership skills to new fields, serving as Executive Director of the Foundation for the National Institute of Health. Dr. Battle was named a Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine and earned the President's Medal for Distinguished Community Service of the Catholic University. At GW, she won the alumni Volunteer Award in 1994 and the Undergraduate Public Health Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005. Dr. Battle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (Chemistry) at Trinity College and the Doctor of Medicine Degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where she has taught for 30 years. Dr. Battle served as president of the Association for the Care of Children's Health, an advocacy group dedicated to psychosocially sound, developmentally appropriate and family-centered health care for children. She has also served on the board of the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions; as chair of the Scientific Review Board of Children's Hospice International; and on the advisory board of the GW Institute for Spirituality and Health. Other service activities have supported the work of the American Academy of Pediatrics Developmental Disabilities Sector, the American Hospital Association and the DC Hospital Association. Dr. Battle has authored over 30 articles, book chapters, and monographs on various topics in pediatrics. She currently teaches the Biologic Basis of Public Health (PubH 102) and the Introduction to Public Health and Health Services (PubH 101). In addition, she serves as a regular guest lecturer in The Introduction to Preventive Medicine (PubH 103) and The History and Philosophy of Public Health (PubH 105) classes.

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