Center for Public Health Sciences

Resources

Citation Guidelines

Students are expected to follow accepted ethical standards regarding using works by others. Improper citation of works by others may be considered plagiarism, even if unintentional, and may be cause for receiving a failing grade.  The following links provide helpful guidelines for ethical writing and avoiding plagiarism:

http://libguides.einstein.yu.edu/content.php?pid=132020&sid=1132382 

http://ori.dhhs.gov/education/products/plagiarism/ 

The following links provide useful  summaries of the guidelines for citations based on the two main styles used in public health publications: American Medical Association and American Psychological Association. Students can use either format but must be consistent within each paper. Individual faculty may state a preference for a particular format to be used in class assignments.

AMA:
http://healthlinks.washington.edu/hsl/styleguides/ama.html 

http://www.findlay.edu/NR/rdonlyres/DB5BCD1B-07AA-4BC6-A62B-3C962CBAA3CD/0/AMAStyleGuide.pdf 

APA:
http://healthlinks.washington.edu/hsl/styleguides/apa.html 

 

Writing Resources

Below is a link to a list of websites and books that can serve as resources for how to write research papers and for general writing skills. In addition, any student interested in using the services of the Yeshiva University Writing Center should contact Dr. Adebola Adedimeji who will coordinate referrals to the Writing Center (please note that the Writing Center, located on the Wilf Campus in Manhattan, is closed for the summer).

Writing Resources   

 

Gottesman Library Public Health Resources

Below is a link to a comprehensive public health research guide on the Einstein D. Samuel Gottesman Library website.  Here students can access public health e-books, access epidemiologic databases, download Endnote, and more.

http://libguides.einstein.yu.edu/content.php?pid=240412&sid=1984014 

Career Resources

The following link is to a website that discusses careers in public health:

http://www.whatispublichealth.org/careers/index.html 

Contact Us

To contact the Center for Public Health Sciences, please e-mail cphs@einstein.yu.edu or call
718-430-3236.

 

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