People overdosing on Heroin drug in New York CIty

Students will be required to produce a course paper that synthesizes epidemiologic information on a health problem of his/her choice and that is approved by the professor.  The paper should address the following:

1) Assess health determinants and health needs of individuals and communitiesfrom an epidemiological perspective;

2) Demonstrate intellectual discipline, systems and critical thinking in considering and addressing community and public health issues; and

3) Demonstrate understanding of basic concepts of research design and statistical analysis and conduct for epidemiologic research in public health.