Foundations of Public Health

Public health has a long history and has achieved many significant accomplishments since the 18th and 19th centuries. It is important to understand the history of the discipline in order to understand the philosophy, values, current structure, function, and priorities of public health. In an essay of 750 to 1,000 words, address the following elements:
How did public health begin in the United States? Make sure to include the origins and an explanation of the history of public health.The core values and philosophy of public health.The mission and scope of public health.A comparison of the discipline of public health to medicine.Your view of public health.A discussion of a significant feature or event that spiked your interest in public health.Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
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