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Urban Public Health: A Research Toolkit for Practice and Impact

Gina S. Lovasi, Ana V. Diez Roux, and Jennifer Kolker


This book will orient public health scholars and practitioners, as well as professionals from related fields such as the social sciences and design professions, to the tools and skills needed for effective urban health research, including foundational concepts, data sources, strategies for generating evidence, and engagement and dissemination strategies to inform action for urban health. The book brings together what the researchers are learning through ongoing research experience and their efforts to inform action. Chapters also feature brief contributions from other urban health experts and ... More

Keywords: urban health, health inequity, health policy, public health practice, urban health research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190885304
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190885304.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gina S. Lovasi, editor
Co-Director of the Urban Health Collaborative and Dornsife Associate Professor of Urban Health, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

Ana V. Diez Roux, editor
Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

Jennifer Kolker, editor
Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Clinical Professor, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University

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Chapter 10 What Do We Know About What Works?

Gina S. Lovasi and Rosie Mae Henson

Chapter 11 Systems Approaches to Urban Health

Ana V. Diez Roux and Ivana Stankov

Chapter 12 Partnerships and Collaboration

Jennifer Kolker and Amy Carroll-Scott

Chapter 15 Dissemination of Urban Health Research to Maximize Impact

Jennifer Kolker, Claire Slesinski, Amy Carroll-Scott, and Jonathan Purtle

Concluding Remarks

Gina S. Lovasi