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The History and Practice of College Health

H. Spencer Turner (Editor), Janet L. Hurley (Editor)


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This volume is the first definitive reference and textbook in the one-hundred-fifty year history of college health. Written for professionals and for those working in student services and higher education administration, it covers the history of college health, administrative matters including financing and accreditation, and clinical issues such as women's health, HIV/AIDS, and mental health. The book also focuses on prevention, including immunization and tuberculin testing. The contributors are well respected in the field and are actively working in the specific areas on which they write.

University Press of Kentucky, 9780813129662, 480pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2010

About the Author

H. Spencer Turner, MD, is director of the University Health Service and clinical professor of preventative medicine and environmental health at the University of Kentucky. Janet L. Hurley, Ph.D., is the Associate Director and Administrator of the University of Kentucky's Health Service.