Public health case study
Case Study | Epidemiology Meets Hollywood
1. Review the case study “Epidemiology Meets Hollywood” [DOWNLOAD]
2. Download and review the Case Study Analysis Preparation Worksheet [DOWNLOAD]
3. Complete steps 1through 14 in the worksheet.
4. Compose a summary that includes your takeaways and a reflection.
• Case Study #3 Follow-up questions
o In this movie, one of the characters alerted her relative to depart a town known to have persons infected with the virus. What would you have done if you were in her situation? Why?
o How did the steps of an outbreak investigation play out in this movie?
o How are epidemiologists portrayed in this movie? What are some lessons for burgeoning epidemiologists based on the outcome of this movie?
5. Cite at least 2 scholarly resources to support your responses.
6. Submit your completed worksheet, including your summary by the specified deadline.
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