101 Careers in Public Health

101 Careers in Public Health

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by Beth Seltzer, Beth Sletzer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826117686

ISBN-13: 9780826117687

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Public health is an enormous and growing field which offers a wide variety of jobs at all levels and settings. Public health workers keep the public safe from chronic and infectious disease, workplace injury, environmental toxins, and many other hazards. Because the field is so broad, there is room for people with diverse interests and many different types of

Overview

Public health is an enormous and growing field which offers a wide variety of jobs at all levels and settings. Public health workers keep the public safe from chronic and infectious disease, workplace injury, environmental toxins, and many other hazards. Because the field is so broad, there is room for people with diverse interests and many different types of skills. For the same reason, though, exploring public health careers can be daunting. 101 Careers in Public Health provides an overview of the many options in public health and the many different roads to get there. It describes the training and degree requirements for each job and alerts readers to alternative pathways beyond the traditional MPH. With an emphasis on how each job contributes to better health in the workplace, community, or wider world, 101 Careers in Public Health encourages readers to follow their interests, find the right job, and help to make a difference. Key Features: " Addresses multiple fields in public health to appeal to a wide range of interests " Offers details of day-to-day life on the job, including interviews with public health professionals " Lists training needed plus alternative or unconventional pathways " Describes both the possibilities and the challenges of each career

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826117687
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH

CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH?

CHAPTER 2: EDUCATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH

CHAPTER 3: FINDING JOBS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

PART II PUBLIC HEALTH CAREERS

CHAPTER 4: CAREERS IN DISEASE CONTROL: INFECTIOUS

DISEASE

CHAPTER 5: CAREERS IN DISEASE CONTROL: CHRONIC DISEASE

CHAPTER 6: CAREERS IN PUBLIC SAFETY

CHAPTER 7: CAREERS IN PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH

CHAPTER 8: CAREERS IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH

CHAPTER 9: CAREERS IN PHARMACEUTICALS AND DRUG SAFETY

CHAPTER 10: CAREERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND WATER SAFETY

CHAPTER 11: CAREERS IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

CHAPTER 12: CAREERS IN FOOD SAFETY AND NUTRITION

CHAPTER 13. CAREERS IN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

CHAPTER 14: CAREERS IN HEALTH COMMUNICATION

CHAPTER 15: CAREERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

CHAPTER 16: CAREERS IN HEALTH RESEARCH

CHAPTER 17: CAREERS HELPING VULNERABLE AND AT-RISK POPULATIONS

CHAPTER 18: CAREERS IN HEALTH CARE POLITICS AND POLICY

CHAPTER 19: CAREERS IN HEALTH LAW

CHAPTER 20: CAREERS IN PROGRAM EVALUATION CHAPTER 21: CAREERS IN NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 22: CAREERS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP

CHAPTER 23: CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL HEAL

CHAPTER 24: OFF THE BEATEN PATH

PART III THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

CHAPTER 25: TRENDS THAT WILL IMPACT PUBLIC HEALTH

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101 Careers in Public Health 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Jade4367 More than 1 year ago
It is worth it. This book has a lot of information if you like to follow public health studies.