This guide is designed for students of Dr. Steele's PBHL-E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology class.
To write the research paper for this class, you will need to use many different types of resources to investigate a significant epidemiological event, analyze data supporting each side of the controversy, and craft an argument.
Types of sources include:
Most resources on this guide can be used for all four research topics, but topic-specific resources are also included.
Starting a research paper or project can be confusing and intimidating. Diving right in with a search engine like Google or a library database isn't always the best approach. Try a little planning first. Think about what you need for your project. The process below may help you understand exactly what you need to complete your paper.
The slides and transcripts for these tutorials are available for download at the bottom of this page.