Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 June 2018

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190697211

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The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide

Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Joshua M. Sharfstein

  • The first and only book on surviving and thriving during public health crises of all kinds
  • Informed by examples drawn from history, headlines, and the author's experiences as a leader in state, local and federal health agencies
  • Includes first-person sidebars written by former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, CDC Washington Office Director Ed Hunter, and others
  • Practical advice for recognizing and navigating crises, plus how to pivot to policy change to mitigate future crises
  • Supplemental commentaries republished from the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Milbank Quarterly
  • An ideal core or supplemental text for courses in public health leadership, public health management, and public health practice

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