Viktor E. Bovbjerg, Ph.D., MPH

Viktor E. Bovbjerg, Ph.D., MPH


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Public Health 101

Viktor E. Bovbjerg, Ph.D., MPH

Public health crosses many spheres, from ethics to politics to commerce. Viktor Bovbjerg discusses the basic elements of public health that influence our lives, our environment and response in times of crisis. What is epidemiology and why is it being highlighted today by public officials and in the media? What is health policy and how does it directly influence our lives? Learn key concepts and frameworks for what public health is and how it works.

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Journal Article

A. M. Wolf, Siadaty, M. S., Crowther, J. Q., Nadler, J. L., Wagner, D. L., Cavalieri, S. L., Elward, K. S., and Bovbjerg, V. E., Impact of lifestyle intervention on lost productivity and disability: improving control with activity and nutrition., Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 139-45, 2009.


Book Chapter

B. S. McCann and Bovbjerg, V. E., Promoting dietary change, in The handbook of health behavior change, 3rdrd ed., New York: Springer, 2008, pp. 219-233.
V. E. Bovbjerg, The epidemiology of obesity: Causal roots, in Obesity: Causes, mechanisms, prevention, and treatment, Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2008, pp. 19-72.

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