Fall 2 Materials (October 22nd - December 16th)

During these courses, you will be provided with links to PDF files of articles and other materials from the UC Berkeley Library Collection. Please make sure you understand and follow the University of California Library Conditions of Use.

PHW250: Epidemiologic Methods

Required: 

Aschengrau A, Seage G. (2014). Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, 3rd ed. Sudbury MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
ISBN-13: 9781284028911

This textbook is available online through the UCB library: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b20847161~S52

It can also be accessed through ProQuest: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkeley-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3319339


You must use VPN or proxy server to access this book. Make sure you are set up and logged onto either VPN or proxy server before clicking the book link. Please note that only 2 online copies are available; please do not check out the book. Just download chapters. Visit the Publisher’s web site for  companion materials.  This site is not required.

PHW226A: Health Economics

Required:

The Economics of Health and Health Care, 8th ed.

Folland S., Goodman, A.C., and Stano, M.(2017). New York, NY: Routledge.
ISBN: 978-1-138-20804-9 (hardback)
ISBN: 978-1-315-10178-1 (ebook)


This textbook covers health economics well, plus it includes an introductory chapter on microeconomics that many health economics textbooks do not include (see Chapter 2). Textbook readings are referred to as “FGS” (the authors’ initials).

PHW213: Global Health Ethics

Recommended: 

The Body Hunters: How the Drug Industry Tests its Products on the World's Poorest Patients, 1st Edition

Shah, S. (2016). The New Press,
ISBN 978-1-56584-912-9


No required text for this course. Videos and other resources are found on weekly course pages. A weekly course reader in pdf format which includes video transcripts and course readings will also be available on the course site for you to download.

PHW272C: Applied Spatial Data Science for Public Health

There are no required textbooks or materials for this course.

PHW250G: Epidemiologic Methods II Part B

Required

Modern Epidemiology
Rothman, K.J., S. Greenland, and T.L. Lash. (2008). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ISBN: 9781451190052

Epidemiology: Beyond the Basics, 3rd ed.

Szklo M, Nieto JF. (2012). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.
ISBN: 978-1449604691

Note: we are currently evaluating the 4th edition, which was recently released, and we may switch to this version, so it probably is best to wait to purchase this book

Spring 1 Materials (January 15th – March 10th)

During these courses, you will be provided with links to PDF files of articles and other materials from the UC Berkeley Library Collection. Please make sure you understand and follow the University of California Library Conditions of Use.

PHW200F: Introduction to Environmental Health Sciences

There are no required books or materials to purchase for this course.

During this course, you will be provided with links to PDF files of articles and other materials from the UC Berkeley Library Collection.

A weekly course reader in pdf format which includes video transcripts and course required readings will also be available on the course site for you to download.

PHW218: Evaluation of Health and Social Programs

Required:

Evaluation Fundamentals: Insights into Program Effectiveness, Quality, and Value. 

Arlene Fink. 3rd Edition. Sage Publications. 2015. 

PHW226C: Economics of Population Health

Required:

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach, 3rd edition. 

Muennig, Peter and Bounthavong, Mark. (2016). Jossey-Bass.

ISBN: 978-1-119-01126-2

This book is available online from the UC Berkeley Library

PHW212: Foundations of Global Health

Required:


Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved

Levine R, What Works Working Group. Sudbury, Massachusetts. Jones and Bartlett, 2007.


ISBN-13: 9780763746209,  ISBN-10:0763746207 

Case Studies used in the seminars will come from this text and the second edition. Individual cases are available online at http://www.cgdev.org/page/case-studies

Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health Glassman a, Temin M. Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health. Washington, DC: Center for Global Development, 2016. 


 


This book is available to be purchased, and its case studies are not available online. Information supplementing the case studies as well as links to purchase the book - hard copy or kindle version is available at http://millionssaved.cgdev.org/  It is also freely available from the UC Berkeley Library: http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b23615733~S52

PHW272A: Intro to GIS for Public Health

There are no required books or materials to purchase for this course. During this course, you will be provided with links to PDF files of articles and other materials from the UC Berkeley Library Collection.

Spring 2 Materials (March 11th – May 4th, 2019)

During these courses, you will be provided with links to PDF files of articles and other materials from the UC Berkeley Library Collection. Please make sure you understand and follow the University of California Library Conditions of Use.

PHW142: Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Required:

Fourth Edition, by Brigitte Baldi and David S. Moore (W. H. Freeman and Company, 2018)

ISBN-10: 1319013376
ISBN-13: 9781319013370

The fourth editions is being released in January 2018. There are options to rent textbooks online and many sites have the 3rd edition of this textbook.  See textbookrentals.com Links to an external site.for a list.  A 125 day rental will be enough.  We do not recommend using the online textbook if you do not have reliable internet access.  If you can find used or rental copies of the 3rd edition, you are welcome to use it for the course.

Third Edition, by Brigitte Baldi and David S. Moore (W. H. Freeman and Company, 2014)

ISBN 10: 1464175365
ISBN 13: 9781464175367

You only need the textbook, you do NOT need the textbook portal or the CrunchIT/EESEE access card.

PHW219: Social & Behavioral Health: Intro to Survey Methods

Required:

The Practice of Survey Research: Theory and Applications

Ruel, Erin E.

These books are offered online from the UC Berkeley Library.  The library version only allows limited simultaneous users; to ensure everyone in the class has equal access to the book, please download the materials from the book you wish to read and close out of the book so that other students can also access the materials 

ISBN-13: 978-1452235271

ISBN-10: 1452235279

PHW223: Strategic Management and the Health Sector

Required: 

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is HardLinks to an external site.

Chip Heath and Dan Heath: Broadway Books (division of Random House), 2010                     

ISBN: 978-0-385-52875-7 

This book is available online through the UCB library

The Innovator's Prescription

Clay Christensen, Jerome Grossman and Jason Hwang. McGraw Hill

ISBN-13: 978-0684841465

ISBN-10: 0684841460

PHW272B GIS for Public Health Practice

Required:

Getting to know Web GIS 3rd edition Pinde Fu    

ISBN 978-1-58948-521-1  

 

Available in print or electronic format.