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Topic: Epidemiology

Order Description
You are an epidemiologist, and have been asked to speak at Career Day for Myers College, a community college in your area. The theme of this year’s Career Day is “Little Known Health Science Fields.” Epidemiology has been identified as one such field, and you have been tasked with introducing the science to the students. In 550 words, address the following:

Define epidemiology.
Identify five objectives of epidemiology.
Identify and explain three subspecialties within epidemiology.
Refer to the “Areas of Epidemiology” resource.

You are required to use a minimum of two scholarly resources.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.
Areas of Epidemiology
If you need a review of the areas of study in Epidemiology view the resources below.

View the Epidemiological Specialties Interview on the Videojug website at
Explore the About Epidemiology page of the Videojug website at

Areas of Epidemiology
Environmental epidemiology
Clinical epidemiology
Genetic epidemiology
Molecular epidemiology
Nutritional epidemiology
Social epidemiology
Lifecourse epidemiology
Epi methods development / Biostatistics

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.
70.0 %Content

15.0 %Defines epidemiology

20% Thoughtfully analyzes and identifies five objectives of epidemiology. Demonstrates a deep understanding by supporting ideas with details and examples.
35.0 %Identifies and explain three subspecialties within epidemiology

20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness

7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose
10.0 %Format

5.0 %Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

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