The most widely-used book in the field, PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE, Fourth Edition, is an essential tool for all those in public health practice, now and in the future. Written by nationally recognized experts and edited by seasoned professionals in academia and public health practice, this book provides a critical foundation in public health operations and systems. Chapters cover the full breadth of public health topics, beginning with definitions and the history of the discipline, and then progressing through service provisioning and laws. Emphasizing evidence-based practice and the science of effective public health practice, the fourth edition also adds several new chapters on emerging topics, such as tribal public health and global health. Learning features include review questions and appendices that make PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE an indispensable, long-term reference for students and professionals alike.