What is Public Health?

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The field of Public Health is rewarding and challenging, but what exactly is Public Health? The below links will help expand your knowledge on the field of Public Health and help gear you for future success.

These videos help illustrate the field of public health and the impact of public health on communities:

Healthiest Nation in One Generation

What is Public Health?

What is Public Health? -Dr. Greg Martin

The Value of Certification

Are you considering a career in Public Health? Check out these videos for more information.

American Public Health Association – What is Public Health

Explains the field and includes a video message from the Director of APHA.

CDC Foundation - What is Public Health

Explains the field and shares real life stories of public health in action.

Careers and Jobs In Public Health

  • Alcohol Educator/Counselor
  • Cancer Information Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Community Health Educator
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Community Organizer
  • Community Services Director
  • Corporate Fundraiser
  • Corporate Fitness Coordinator
  • Cultural Competency Trainer
  • Diet Counselor
  • Director Of Volunteers
  • Disability Evaluator
  • Domestic Violence Educator
  • Drug Counselor
  • Drug Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Elder Nutrition Coordinator
  • Elder Services Director
  • Environmental Advocate
  • Environmental Educator
  • Epidemiology Assistant
  • Events Coordinator
  • Family Life Educator
  • Family Planning Counselor
  • Family Services Specialist
  • Fire Prevention Specialist
  • Fitness Counselor
  • Grant Writer
  • Head Start Health Specialist
  • Health Advocate
  • Health and Wellness Coordinator
  • Health Education Director
  • Health Counselor
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Health Journalist
  • Health Marketing Coordinator
  • Health Promotion Programmer
  • Health Recourse Specialist
  • Health Workshop Instructor
  • Healthy Start Coordinator
  • Health Media Consultant
  • International Health Worker
  • Lactation Consultant
  • Occupational Health & Safety Director
  • Patient Education Coordinator
  • Patient Educator
  • Prevention Program Director
  • Program Evaluator/Specialist
  • Program Resource Coordinator
  • Public Information Specialist
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Recruitment and Training Director
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Safety Educator
  • Senior Services Coordinator
  • Sex Educator
  • Teen Outreach Coordinator
  • Teen Parent Educator
  • Tobacco Educator
  • Well Baby Educator
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Wellness Consultant
  • Women's Health Director
  • Worksite Safety Educator
  • Youth Outreach Coordinator
  • Youth Program Specialist

Last Updated 12/18/18

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