Alonzo L. Plough, Ph.D.
Adjunct ProfessorDr. Alonzo Louis Plough is the Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health. He is also a professor of health services at the University of Washington's School of Public Health and Community Medicine. Dr. Plough previously served as Vice-President for Strategy, Planning and Evaluation at the California Endowment.
- Prevention activity
- Community-oriented primary care
- Health policy and management
EducationCornell University, Ph.D., 1978
Selected PublicationsPlough A. Understanding the Finance and Functions of Metropolitan Public Health Departments: A key to Improved Public Health Response. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, September, 2004.
Plough A. Common Discourse but Divergent Actions – Bridging the Promise of Community Health Governance and Public Health Practice. Journal of Urban Health, 80:53-57, 2003.
Plough A., Olafson F. Implementing the Boston Healthy Start Initiative: A Case Study of Community Empowerment and Public Health. Health Education Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1994.
Plough A., Krimsky S. The Emergence of Risk Communication Studies: Social and Political Context. Science, Technology, Human Values. 12:4-10, 1987.
Plough A., Korda H., Delbanca T. Primary Health Care for High Risk Groups. Australian Health Review. Fall, 1985.
Plough A., Salem S., Shwartz M. Severity Analysis in End Stage Renal Disease: A Risk Group Approach. Journal of the Society for Artificial Internal Organs. 1984.
Plough A., Salem S., Shwartz M. Greater Efficiency or Case-Mix Difference?: Facts vs. Fantasy in For-Profit Dialysis, Part II. Dialysis and Transplantation. November, 1984.
Plough A., Salem S., Shwartz M. Greater Efficiency or Case-Mix Difference?: Facts vs. Fantasy in For-Profit Dialysis, Part I. Dialysis and Transplantation. October, 1984.
Plough A., Salem S., Shwartz M. Case-Mix in End Stage Renal Disease: Differences Between Hospital-Based and Free-Standing Facilities. New England Journal of Medicine. 310:1432-1436, May 31, 1984.
Plough A. The Technological Imperative in Medicine. (A Review) Contemporary Sociology. 12:5. September, 1983.