Public Health

For people interested in health care delivery, policy, and population health.

Public Health

What does someone in the public health field do?

People in the public health field focus on protecting the lives and well being of communities through prevention. Public health workers vary in their duties - which can include mass education campaigns regarding healthy behaviors; implementing and managing community health programs; or developing policies that affect community health issues. It is common to specialize in a particular interest area, e.g. environment, maternal and child health, global health, or nutrition. 

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