Trident University Disasters and The Role of Environmental Health Discussion
1) Discussion: Confounders DiscussionLocate and describe a potential confounder linked with a disease. For
instance, what is a potential confounder for obesity and diabetes? For
smoking and lung cancer?
2) Disasters and the Role of Environmental
Please watch the following video:
Doreenwestera. (2011). “Emergency Preparedness in Public Health: The
H1N1 Example”. Available
1. What were 3 lessons that public health departments learned from
the H1N1 epidemic addressed in the film?
2. Do you believe that environmental health departments in the U.S.
are currently well prepared to handle chemical or biological
Explain your answers and provide evidence to support your statements