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Appalachian Health and Well-Being by Robert L. Ludke & Phillip J. Obermiller (eds.)

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Appalachian Health and Well-Being by Robert L. Ludke & Phillip J. Obermiller (eds.)

In Appalachian Health and Well-Being, editors Robert L. Ludke and Phillip J. Obermiller bring together leading researchers and practitioners to provide a much-needed compilation of data- and research-driven perspectives, broadening our understanding of strategies to decrease the health inequalities affecting both rural and urban Appalachians. The contributors propose specific recommendations for necessary research, suggest practical solutions for health policy, and present best practices models for effective health intervention. This in-depth analysis offers new insights for students, health practitioners, and policy makers, promoting a greater understanding of the factors affecting Appalachian health and effective responses to those needs.

 

Hardcover

Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2012