Monthly Archives: March 2013

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith was such important historical figure – of course – in APHA history. He founded APHA. The articles to download from his page in APHA Primary Sources / Personalities / Stephen Smith are very interesting. I found this image … Continue reading

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Public Health History Resources Post

Where the site provides Sources of further information for details on topics or background – will include links to provide further depth and scope. Download public health new york 19th Century NLM

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Public Health Specific

American Public Health Association – JAPH, The Nations Health, summary articles from the Journal, Books and publications Other Public Health journal reports sources

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Foundations of Public Health

Examples Chadwisk, Shattuck, Welch Rose, Social Security, Truman, Medicare and Medicaid, and Prevention – Promotion – for example Delta Omega (ASPH) has a classic reports site

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National Library of Medicine

This will be public health history information from the National Library of Medicine arranged in subcategories

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Institute of Medicine

This will be public health history information from the Institute of Medicine arranged in subcategories

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Collateral Publications

– Many digitalized – and related to the founding of APHA: Smith – Doctors in Medicine, The Cities that Was. A brief synopsis can accompany the link to the larger report itself

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Library of Congress

These will be public health history from the Library of Congress arranged in subcategories

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Reports of Specific Groups

IOM Rockefeller RWJ reports are further examples- reports will be expanded by membership groups

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Media Archive

Art, Music, Poetry, Exhibits related to Topics – PBS – National Geographic – BBC – NLM Exhibits – Many Other Contributors – Smithsonian – Wolfsonian Museum propaganda and Health Display Example – poem written by Stephen Smith upon his 93rd … Continue reading

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HHS – CDC – NIH – DOD

These will be public health history from HHS, CDC, NIH, DOD and made into their own categories and subcategories

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Oral and Video Histories

See rough cut Jim Steele, DVM on the demonstration website, can be expanded by interviews and video already existent or gathered by members – example APHA Youtube

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Context – Events Post

What effects the development of public health beyod public health itself- initially to concentrate on the US and Americas but expandable to world events in the future. Note- we do not want too many timeline topics this will only become … Continue reading

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MEDIA and MUSEUMS – national, local and regional

These will be public health history from the Media and Museums made into their own categories and subcategories

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Archives

sources of “public health in the movies” that also tap existing sources and invite participation

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News of the Day

Significant events that captured the attention of people- example the Transcontinental Railway linked

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Politics, Economic and Business

Example: The long economic recession around the founding of APHA  

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Health Sciences and Biology

The age of BIG Biology – Bacteriology

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Ethics, Culture, and the Law

Reconstruction Done and then Undone

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