Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management

Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management
4th Ed.
2021 © Jones & Bartlett Learning
James A. Johnson PhD, MPA, MSc; Leiyu Shi DRPH, MBA, MPA
ISBN-10: 1-284-19550-3 / ISBN-13: 978-1-284-19550-7
eISBN-10: 1-284-19552-X / eISBN-13: 978-1-284-19552-1
Public Health


Under the direction of lead editors, Leiyu Shi and James A. Johnson, the fourth edition of Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management examines the many events, advances, and challenges - including the COVID-19 pandemic - in the United States and the world since the publication of the prior edition.

With contributions from experts in areas ranging from workforce to community-based prevention to emergency preparedness, this timely and thorough revision offers detailed, comprehensive coverage of current, relevant issues for students as well as practicing public health administrators. This edition also addresses new perspectives of evidence-based public health, systems thinking, accountable care organizations, social entrepreneurship, integrated information management, disaster preparedness and response, and social media.

Features and Benefits

  • • Coverage of COVID-19 in select chapters (1, 4, and 27)
  • • New chapter on Systems Thinking for Public Health
  • • Streamlined chapters feature the addition of chapter objectives, numerous graphics, practitioners’ interviews, and chapter discussion questions.
  • • Enhanced and expanded coverage on public health information, evaluation, and preparedness.
  • • Exploration of new perspectives in the field through the lens of the CEPH competencies, including evidence-based public health; systems thinking; as well as accountable care organizations; social entrepreneurship.

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This book provides an excellent conceptual framework for contemporary public health practice while contributing to a broad understanding, for managers and leaders, of the public health enterprise. A historical context and a flow of logic are presented using the language of current public health reforms."

-- Richard Sewell, MPH (University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health) Doody's Review - previous edition


This title is intended for public health leaders and managers, which is an appropriate audience. The contributors are credible authorities on the various public health topics presented.

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