Health Education

Spotlight on BMCC Faculty

  • HED 110 | Comprehensive Health Education | OER Course Hub
    “This course hub website contains OER/ZTC (Open Educational Resources/Zero Textbook Cost) resources for faculty teaching Comprehensive Health Education (HED 110) at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC). These resources are freely available for use by BMCC faculty and beyond. This work was created by Yuliya Shneyderman.”

Open Textbooks

  • 2SLGBTQ+ Healthcare
    The content presented in this book “was created by and in collaboration with members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. The faculty lead and all collaborators have shared their experiences as members of this diverse community, building a starting point for medical students to consider how they can build an inclusive practice.
  • General Nutrition Textbook (not Plant-Based) (LibreTexts)
    This textbook begins with an overview of nutrition, continues with chapters on individual nutrients, and concludes with four chapters on physiological functions.
  • Human Nutrition 2e (University of Hawaiʻi OER)
    “The book covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients, basic nutritional assessment, and nutrition across the lifespan.”
  • Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professions
    This book “offers methods for breaking down medical words and making them more manageable” and includes interactive content so that students can practice what they are learning.
  • A Modern How-to Manual for Student Activists for Public Health and Social Justice
    This manual is “a beginner’s guide to individual and grassroots activism.”
  • Nutrition: Science and Everyday Application
    “The choices we make about food can affect something as small as the cells in our body and as large as the environment around us. We can’t cover every facet of food in this book, but what we can do is give you a foundation on which to understand the science of food and nutrition and how to apply it in your everyday life.”
  • Principles of Epidemiology
    “Most books about epidemiology are written for graduate students, but this book is especially designed for undergraduates who are taking an introductory course in epidemiology, and especially for those students who want to know more about epidemiology.”