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Two decades after the third edition of Lilienfeld's Foundations of Epidemiology advanced the teaching of epidemiology, this completely revised fourth edition offers a new and innovative approach for future generations of students in population health. Authored by two longtime educators in epidemiology, this all-new Foundations frames the field's fundamental concepts within a mix of classic examples and recent case studies, as well the inclusion of recently developed measures now finding commonplace usage in the field. The result is a comprehensive introduction to modern epidemiology accessible to readers of all backgrounds and interests.Features in this new Foundations include: - Coverage of all the fundamentals of epidemiology, including measuring health status, characteristics of outbreaks, design and construct of epidemiologic studies - Exercises to check understanding - Chapters devoted to clinical epidemiology, fieldwork, evidence-based medicine, and evidence-based public health contextualize epidemiolo
Oxford University Press Inc
October 29, 2015
About the author
David E. Lilienfeld, MD, MPH, MBA, is an internationally recognized expert and educator in epidemiology and public health history. He was a pioneering figure in the area of pharmacoepidemiology and has made many contributions across the spectrum of epidemiologic inquiry. Dr. Lilienfeld has held leadership roles in the establishment and growth of many of the professional societies in the epidemiology community, and has also served in an editorial capacity for several epidemiology journals. In addition to his scholarly endeavors, Dr. Lilienfeld has been a strong advocate for epidemiology within the pharmaceutical industry and he co-developed (with Bert Black) the template for the use of epidemiologic evidence in legal proceedings.
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