Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Formatted in a question and answer based style that imitates material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. The book contains over 640 question and answer sets covering areas such as general public health, health management, health law, community health, infectious disease, clinical preventive medicine, occupational medicine, aerospace medicine, environmental medicine, correctional (prison) medicine, emergency preparedness, epidemiology and biostatistics.
The book is an essential board preparation for physicians with a background in the fields of preventive medicine, occupational medicine, and aerospace medicine. It is also useful for medical students, public health students and those wishing to gain an understanding of the key points in these fields.
- Provides a question based format that imitates board exams in preventative, occupational and aerospace medicine
- Written by a specialist with board certification with the goal of elucidating the format, content and reasoning behind the board certification exam
- Enhances the reader's understanding of material with clear explanations of answers
Dr. Schwaid is board certified in general preventive medicine by both the American Board of Preventive Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine. After completing a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences, he earned a master's degree in public health and obtained a doctorate in osteopathic medicine. Following medical school, he completed a one year hospital-based internship and two years of preventive medicine residency training. Dr. Schwaid currently practices clinical medicine full-time. On a part-time basis, he teaches public health, clinical exam, and osteopathic manipulation at a medical school. He is the Chair of Public Health and a Vice President of the American College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine (AOCOPM) . He also serves as faculty at a preventive medicine residency program.