Just some of the many careers in public health:
- Health Policy and Management
- Behavioral Science and Health Education
- Health Communications
- Occupational Safety and Health
- Environmental Health Sciences
- International and Global Health
- Public Health Preparedness and Function
- Oral Health
- Family Health
Legislative Policy Advisor: Provide useful health-related analysis to elected officials to help shape legislation and reflect their constituents' concerns.
State Epidemiologist: Become a disease detective and track an outbreak as it occurs, in order to mount resources for a swift and effective response.
Behavioral Scientist: Research how to effectively encourage people to take steps to live a healthier life, and work within the community to accomplish these goals.
Health Journalist: Translate health research for a popular audience by writing engaging articles and books.
Federal Environmentalist: Work with government agencies and community groups to solve health problems emerging from human interaction with our biological, chemical, and physical environment.
Tropical Disease Specialist: Focus on improving disease surveillance in less developed countries and tracking tropical diseases from Ebola to Leishmaniasis.
Public Health Lawyer: Get involved in shaping and upholding laws that promote and protect public health, from seat belt legislation to laws governing acceptable levels of toxins in water reservoirs.