Co-Published Books

Co-Published books are selected to strengthen the core and advance the science of public health. For more information on this program, please contact David Hartogs

APHA Press, an imprint of APHA, provides public health practitioners, scholars and students with accessible and affordable resources of the highest quality.

Principles of Health, Culture and Diversity book coverEssentials of Health, Culture, and Diversity: Understanding People, Reducing Disparities, Second Edition
examines what is meant by culture and the ways which culture intersects with health issues, and explores how public health efforts can benefit by understanding and working with cultural processes.


Biostatistics in Public HealthEssentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, Fourth Edition
provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health. Many examples are drawn directly from the author’s remarkable clinical experiences with the renowned Framingham Heart Study, making this text practical, interesting, and accessible for those with little mathematical background. The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations.

Principles of Health Justice book coverEssentials of Health Justice: Law, Policy, and Structural Change, Second Edition
This unparalleled new edition explores the historical, structural, and legal underpinnings of racial, ethnic, gender-based, and ableist inequities in health, and provides a framework for students to consider how and why health inequity is tied to the ways that laws are structured and enforced. Additionally, it offers analysis of potential solutions and posit how law may be used as a tool to remedy health injustice.