About the Author
Raymond Goldsteen, DrPH, is Director, MPH Program
and Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, School
of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, USA.
He was founding Director of the Graduate Program in Public Health
and Professor of Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine at
SUNY Stony Brook, USA. Dr. Goldsteen has an extensive background in
health care and was formerly a director of the health policy
research centers at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign,
University of Oklahoma College of Public Health, and the West
Virginia University School of Medicine. He is co-author of the
first edition of Introduction to Public Health and the
highly acclaimed An Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare
System, now in its seventh edition.
Karen Goldsteen, PhD, is Research Associate
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, MPH
Program, University of North Dakota, USA. She was Professor of
Health Technology and Management in the Graduate Program in Public
Health at the SUNY in Stony Brook, NY, USA. She was a Pew Health
Policy Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr.
Goldsteen is co-author of the first edition of Introduction to
Public Health and the highly acclaimed An Introduction to
the U.S. Healthcare System, now in its seventh edition.
Terry L. Dwelle, MD, MPHTM, CPH, was appointed to
the North Dakota Office of State Health Officer by Governor John
Hoeven in October 2001, and previously served as Chief Medical
Officer for the department. He was Chair of the National Board of
Public Health Examiners (2010-2012) and also worked with the
University of North Dakota School of Medicine, the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention and the Indian Health Service. Most
recently, Dr. Dwelle headed development of the Community Health
Evangelism Program in East Africa.