The following are the texts associated with this module. Please read over the McFalls article and the Schild & Sable article as an introduction to some of the topics we will cover in this module. The Aschengrau and Seage text and the Cwikel text will be particularly handy to refer to as you go through the module.


Aschengrau, A. & Seage, G. R. (2007). Essentials of epidemiology in public health, second edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Cwikel, J. G. (2006). Social epidemiology: Strategies for public health activism. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

McFalls, Jr., J. A. (2003). Population: A lively introduction, 4th ed. Population Bulletin, 58(4).

Schild, D. R. & Sable, M. R. (2006) Public health and social work. In S. Gehlert & T. A. Browne (Eds.), Handbook of Health Social Work (pp. 70-122). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.