You investigate...the root cause of West Nile virus and Salmonella outbreaks in rural Colorado and control their spread to neighboring states.
You lead...the charge in directing Congress to ban sugared beverages in the Nation’s schools and increase healthcare coverage for uninsured children.
You ensure...that the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat is safe for our children, neighbors, cities and nation.
You develop...clinical trials for a new malaria vaccine in Rwanda and look at trends in automobile injuries leading to life-saving measures.
You teach...urban communities how to grow gardens to produce affordable, nutritious food and new parents how to properly install their newborn’s car seat.
You are a public health professional.
Choosing to become a public health professional is choosing a career that makes a difference—locally, nationally and globally.
You know you want to make a difference in the health of our communities; now you’re excited to identify and explore the current possibilities in your chosen public health career path
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America will be short more than a quarter million public health workers by 2020—that’s one-third of the workforce needed to keep the world we live in healthy. Now is the time to discover, apply or solidify your passion for public health professionally.
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