Leon S. Robertson, Ph.D. -- Books and backgrpund information:

This page provides links to Leon Robertson's publications and downloads of free books, "COVID-19 Prevention: Successes and Debacles", "Make America Great Again: Myths, Lies, and Facts", and the 4th edition of "Injury Epidemiology".

\"COVID-19 "COVID-19 Prevention" reveals how several democracies successfully controlled the spread of the coronavirus without shutdowns. The spread among U.S. states as well as other countries is strongly related to on-demand testing, the mother of all unintended consequences, and politically motivated misinformation about physical distancing, masks and vaccines.

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Make America Great Again:Myths, Lies ans Facts is about the history of a large number of major problems and solutions performed by our form of government and their relevance to today's problems. It is about solutions to problems that are being ignored or abandoned.

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Injury Epidemiology is the fourth edition of the textbook and each chapter can be downloaded by clicking on the chapter in the second column of this page.

Dr. Robertson is coauthor of 6 books and the sole author of 10:

COVID-19 PREVENTION: SUCCESSES AND DEBACLES (2021) Click to order



THE HOA MURDERS - A Novel of Suspense,(www.lulu.com, 2011) Click to order
(Also available on Kindle, Nook, and the IPad; just Google the title)


HILLBILLY to HARVARD to YALE (http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/nanlee252000) Click to order

THE EXPERT WITNESS SCAM (Mightywords.com, 2000; www.lulu.com, 2006) Click to order

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY: Fourth Edition (Lulu Press, 2015, revised 2018) Click to order

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY: THIRD EDITION (Oxford University Press,2007)

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY: RESEARCH AND CONTROL STRATEGIES (Oxford University Press,1998)

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY (Oxford University Press,1992)

INJURIES: CAUSES, CONTROl, STRATEGIES AND PUBLIC POLICY(D.C. Heath,1983)



 

Leon S. Robertson, Ph.D., is Professor Adjunct at Yale University. During 1978-98 he occupied various positions in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale. He previously served on the faculties of Harvard University Medical School (1966- 70) and Wake Forest University (1962-65). He also conducted statistical research on injuries in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (1970-78)

Dr. Robertson contributed 161 articles and chapters to the scientific literature. He was a member of the National Research Council/Institute of Medicine Committee on Trauma Research that produced the report, INJURY IN AMERICA: A CONTINUING PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM and was vice chair of the NRC committee that reviewed the injury control program of the Centers for Disease Control. He also served on the National Research Council Panel on Occupational Safety and Health Statistics and chaired the special interest group on Injury Control and Emergency Health Services of the American Public Health Association. He was given the Distinguished Career Award by the latter group.

Education, Awards, Publications

Injury Epidemiology, Fourth Edition (Revised 2018) Click on the chapters below to download free.

Foreword and Chapter 1. Injury and the Role of Epidemiology

Chapter 2. Energy Characteristics and Control Strategies

Chapter 3. Research Objectives and Usable Data

Chapter 4. Injury Severity

Chapter 5. Injury Statistics

Chapter 6. National Injury Surveillance

Chapter 7. Local Injury Surveillance

Chapter 8. The Use and Abuse of Causal Analysis

Chapter 9. Research Designs and Data Analysis

Chapter 10. Human Factors

Chapter 11. Evaluation of Programs to Change Human Factors Voluntarily

Chapter 12. Evaluation of Laws and Rules Aimed at Individual Behavior

Chapter 13. Evaluation of Agent, Vehicle and Environmental Modifications

Chapter 14. Evaluation of Postinjury Treatment and Rehabilitation

Chapter 15. Injury Epidemiology and Economics

Chapter 16. Summation of Principles

Robertson Books at Amazon

Selected news clips about Robertson's Research

Cancer

Driver Education

Habitual Offenders

Motorcyclist Helmet Laws

Roadside Hazards

Seat Belts

Vehicle Rollovers

Vehicle Safety Standards


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