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Health Sciences Research Guide

Overview of Health Sciences

Welcome! We here at the Sacred Heart University Library enthusiastically support the research for those students currently pursuing a major or minor in health sciences. 

This guide should serve as a solid introduction and go-to reference source on all the resources and research tools available here through the SHU Library for our students. Use the tabs on the left to navigate through the guide and thoroughly familiarize yourself with all that we have to offer.

Related Subjects: Healthcare InformaticsNursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, PubMed, Speech-Language Pathology

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, and Guides

The ghost map : the story of London's most terrifying epidemic--and how it changed science, cities, and the modern world

"An account of the worst cholera outbreak in Victorian London--and an exploration of how Dr. John Snow's solution revolutionized the way we think about disease in cities.

Just and Lasting Change

In Just and Lasting Change, Daniel C. and Carl E. Taylor present readers with an innovative, proven, and site-specific guide to helping communities thrive through growing their own change in partnership with experts, donors, and government.

The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die

A timely examination by a leading scientist of the physical, psychological, and moral effects of inequality.

Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities: Promoting Equity and Culturally Responsive Care across Settings

This book offers concrete guidelines and evidence-based best practices for addressing racial inequities and biases in clinical care.