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Public Health 4040: Fundamentals of Epidemiology: Key Resources

[PubH|4040|Scott A. Bernhardt]

Epidemiology Discussion Paper Assignment

Your Epidemiology Discussion Paper begins with you finding a public health/epidemiology media article (newspaper, magazine, Instagram/Facebook/Twitter post) from this past year that you found interesting.

Once you find this, you need to trace the article or posting back to the published peer review finding.  Take time to select your media piece since you will be writing a paper on the topic.

If you are having trouble finding something, you can try some of these sources:

Tip:

What if I can't access New York Times articles?

If you find an article but are blocked from reading it, copy the article title and paste it in the search box at the Gale Academic OneFile database to see the full article.

Locating Articles on Your Disease or Health Finding

After locating the peer-reviewed article that your media piece was based upon, you'll be writing a paper based on the topic of that paper.  You will need to search databases to locate more research articles on your topic. 

Tip:

Article Linker button

Need the PDF/full-text?

Use Article Linker to search for full-text across all databases. If the article isn't available, choose Request via ILLiad or use interlibrary services to request a copy from another library.