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The Ethics of the Medical Model in Addressing the Root Causes of Health Disparities in Local Public Health Practice

Iton, Anthony B. MD, JD, MPH

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: July-August 2008 - Volume 14 - Issue 4 - p 335–339
doi: 10.1097/01.PHH.0000324560.42039.0e
Commentary

In this commentary, the Public Health Code of Ethics, which is helpful in addressing causes of health disparities, is discussed.

Anthony B. Iton, MD, JD, MPH, is Director and Health Officer, Alameda County Department of Public Health, Oakland, California.

Corresponding Author: Anthony B. Iton, MD, JD, MPH, Alameda County Department of Public Health, Oakland, 1000 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94607 (tony.iton@acgov.org).

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.