Dr. Dona Schneider - The History of Public Health





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Uploaded on Jun 18, 2009

Dr. Dona Schneider discusses the history of public health, from Hippocrates to the present day. She points to innovations that enabled the progress of public health as well as major discoveries that made populations healthier.

Dr. Schneider is Director of the Undergraduate Programs at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. She is an active member of the faculty of the UMDNJ School of Public Health, a member of the Environmental Policy Division of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) and a member of the Epidemiology Section of the Center for Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS). A Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology and a medical geographer by training, Dr. Schneider has chaired both the Medical Geography Specialty Group and the Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers. Her publications include numerous articles on risk factors for childhood and minority cancers and other chronic diseases.

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