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Postbac Career Exploration Series: Careers in Public Health

Workshop/Seminar: Career Exploration; Graduate School; Informational Session

Oct 26, 2017

Speaker(s): Jackie Lavigne, PhD, MPH, Chief, Office of Education, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH; Kelvin Choi, PhD, MPH, Stadtman Tenure-track Investigator and Acting Head, Social and Behavioral Group, NIMHD; Taylor Cusher, MPH, Senior Associate, FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute; Riko A. Boone, MSW, MPH, Co-Chair of Community Engagement, BELIEVE HIV Cure Initiative and Provost Diversity Fellow in the Applied Social Psychology program at The George Washington University
This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students.

This workshop will provide information on career options in the field of public health and the education and training needed to obtain these positions.  Public health careers offer something for everyone. Epidemiology and biostatistics involve mathematics and modeling.  Environmental health includes a wide range of science skills. Health administration incorporates business and management skills.  Health education involves skills required to develop community-wide prevention programs. Health policy includes an understanding of law-making processes.