WCUP Tuskegee Syphilis Study Racism & Public Health Question

Read Chapter 3 in our textbook and answer review questions #5, 7, 9, 10, 16, 21 at the end of the chapter.

McKenzie’s An Introduction to Community & Public Health

    • Listen to the Podcast on Racism & Public Health: Tuskegee to Covid-19 and watch the Ted Talk on Battling Bad Science and answer the following reflection questions:
      1. In what ways do you think the Tuskegee Syphilis Study has had a lasting impact on (1) the black community in the US; and (2) on the field of public health?
      2. Sharing information with the public is critical to health promotion. However, Ben Goldacre (in his Ted Talk) raised some concerns about how the media often gets it wrong when it comes to sharing epidemiological information and how pharmaceutical companies often hide information from the public. What are some ways in which public health professionals can overcome these information challenges      Read Chapter 4 in our textbook and answer review questions #3, 6, 9, and 11 at the end of the chapter.PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACH TO SLEEP Insufficiency Students should watch my recorded lecture on sleep insufficiency, which provides information you need and instructions to complete this assignment. Once you have reviewed the risk factors for sleep insufficiency, you should think about which of those risk factors are evident among students attending West Chester University (based on your experience or observations). Then describe a possible intervention that you think would be effective in addressing the problem, and answer the following questions about your intervention: Which risk factor(s) does your intervention address? Where does the intervention fit on the Public Health Impact Pyramid? Based on where it fits on the pyramid, how effective do you think the intervention would be and why? This is a good assignment for group discussion, so feel free to reach out to a colleague in class to work on this assignment together (if you do so, you may each submit the same response or just submit one with both names).

        Chapter 3 Questions:

5. Why are rates important in community health?

7. Why are prevalence rates more useful than incidence rates for measuring chronic diseases?

9. What are notifiable diseases? Give some examples.

10. In general, contrast the leading causes of death in the United States in 1900 with those in 2013. Comment on the differences.

16. List five important national health surveys that are valuable sources of data about the health and health care of our population.

21. How do experimental studies differ from observational studies? 

Chapter 4 Questions:

3. Contrast the terms communicable disease and noncommunicable disease. Provide three examples of each type of disease.

6. List some examples of environmental factors that can influence the occurrence and spread of disease.

9. Explain the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and provide an example of each.

11. Again referring to the chain of infection, indicate how prevention and control strategies can be implemented to interrupt the transmission of COVID-19. Classify these strategies as primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention measures 

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