- What sort of training do you need to work in public health?
- What kinds of jobs are out there right now?
- And what exactly is an epidemiologist, anyway?
Answering these questions and more, this career guide provides an overview of the numerous options in public health and the many different roads to get there. Whether you're a student who wants to launch a career or a professional looking to change careers, this guide offers an easy introduction to the field. It details the training, salary ranges, and degree requirements for each job, and alerts readers to alternative pathways beyond the traditional MPH.
Through detailed descriptions of each career and interviews with professionals, this book gives real-life insight into the challenges and satisfactions of working in public health. 101 Careers in Public Health helps you follow your interests, find the right job, and make a difference.
- Includes a detailed guide to educational paths, options, and training requirements at the bachelor's, master's, and PhD levels
- Offers guidance on navigating the job market, with information on both traditional and nontraditional pathways-and tips on landing the job you want
- Provides descriptions of careers in disease prevention, environmental health, disaster preparedness, nutrition, education, public safety, and many more
- Includes interviews with public health professionals who offer details of their day-to-day lives on the job
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About the Author
Beth Seltzer, MD, MPH, is a physician whose recent work has focused on using media as a tool for health education and behavior change. Dr. Seltzer is board-certified in Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. She attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University and completed her Preventive Medicine residency at Stony Brook University, with an MPH degree from Columbia University. Prior to her medical career, Dr. Seltzer was a documentary film producer, earning multiple awards for her work. More recently, she has been a writer and consultant for the Discovery Health and Discovery Channel television networks, developing content for educational television shows and interactive media directed at both physicians and general audiences.
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
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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