Select a health issue or disease topic that interests you and describe the mechanism(s) involved in the cause of the condition.

Select a health issue or disease topic that interests you and describe the mechanism(s) involved in the cause of the condition.

Key Components for a Complete Response:

  • Clearly identify the health issue or disease
  • Explain the significance (why is this important?), discuss a few facts (incidence rates, mortality rates)
  • Explain the mechanism of how the health issue or disease develops
    • identify key organ(s)/body system(s) involved
    • explain the normal state
    • explain the dysfunctional state