PHE5015 Week 5 Assignment 2 Research Paper

Assignment 2: Research Paper

This week, you will continue working on your research paper. Discuss the following topics as you add new issues to the paper:

At this point, you should be taking your work from the previous weeks  and combining all the information into your final paper.

Your paper should be 15 to 20 double-spaced pages in length excluding the title and reference pages. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.

Utilize at least 7 to 10 scholarly sources in your research. Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

In your research paper:

  • Provide an introductory background of the selected research topic.
  • Describe the selected research topic, health-related state or  event. Describe the disease, disability, or chronic condition.
  • Describe the population at risk or affected by the disease, disability,or chronic condition.
  • Describe, in detail, the epidemiology of your selected health-related state or event (e.g.disease, disability,chronic condition)
  • Describe the occurrence, signs and symptoms, and control of your selected health-related state or event (e.g.disease, disability,chronic condition).
  • List the steps that might be used to investigate and address the disease or public health problem described in the selected research.
  • Using the information obtained about the disease or public health problem.
  • Describe an epidemiologic study type to investigate the selected research topic, case study, or event. You may recommend a study approach based on the circumstances around the outbreak or event.
  • Discuss how surveillance data, as well as monitoring and control measures, were, or can be, used to identify and characterize the disease or public health problem.
  • Describe and analyze the outcomes and results in the selected research topic, including interpreting epidemiologic study findings, if reported in the case study.

Name your document SU_PHE5015_W5_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.

On a separate page, cite all sources using APA format.

Submit your paper to the W5 Assignment 2 Dropbox by Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Introduced the topic, provided an overview of the research paper topic, and included a historical background of the selected topic.
50
Discussed the basic epidemiological concepts, methods, and applications of the study in general and those specific to the selected topic.
50
Discussed the major themes and questions surrounding the selected topic, including epidemiological study methods, techniques, and approaches, as well as data collection, statistical measures, and analysis.
50
Reviewed and analyzed the relevant literature and other sources of scholarly information specific to the selected topic.
50
Discussed the contributions of the selected topic to public health.
60
Discussed the domestic (US) health relevance and implications.
50
Discussed the global health relevance and implications.
50
Provided a coherent presentation including an introduction, and a conclusion; logical transitions throughout the paper.
15
Provided an introduction and a conclusion.
5
Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary and cited all sources using APA format.
20
Total:
400
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