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Public Health (Health Studies): PUBH3105 (Public Health Ethics)

Resources for students and faculty

Ethics in Public Health

This guide details resources you may find useful for your study and research of Public Health Ethics.

Information Handouts

APA (OWL - Purdue University)

Refer to OWL when you have questions about citing your resources.  OWL also provides insights into the writing process, grammar, and much more!

Supporting Resources

Communication and Presentation Resources

Public Health practitioners will be called upon to speak and present information to varied audiences - sometimes without notice.  Enhance your skills by referring to relevant books and reading articles published in discipline-specific journals and magazines. 

Hint: Locate other books by searching Novanet - or other catalogues - with subject headings such as:

  • communication in medicine
  • communication of technical information
  • public speaking

Selected Titles

Search Novanet, using keywords or subject headings, to locate relevant books useful to your studies.

Examples of subject headings you can use to locate books include:

  • Environmental health
  • Foodborne diseases
  • Health risk communication
  • Public Health
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Public health -- Moral and Ethical aspects


This list details some of the journals available to you; it is not comprehensive. 

Search databases, such as Academic Search Ultimate or ABI/Inform to locate periodical articles (See: Find Articles tab). 

Newspaper Databases

While not scholarly, newspapers provide insights into regional perceptions of news, current awareness, and public opinion.

Associations and Organizations