University of Washington School of Public Health

Career Development

A career in Public Health offers an opportunity to impact the lives of individuals and communities locally, nationally and globally. This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding field that is growing rapidly. Whether you are interested in health education and promotion, disease transmission, the impact of the environment on health outcomes, research, program evaluation or policy development, the field of Public Health can help you achieve your career goals.

Recent SPH Grads on their New Careers

Arend Voorman

Arend Voorman

PhD, Biostatistics '14
Statistician, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

"The potential for polio eradication in the next few years is very motivating."

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Nadia Arang, Minor, Global Health '14

Nadia Arang

BS, Microbiology, Minor, Global Health '14
Research Technician, Seattle BioMed

"The research has a very clear and direct impact on human life. It's very easy to stay engaged."

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Julianne Williams, MPH, Public Health Nutrition '11

Julianne Williams

MPH, Public Health Nutrition '11
Researcher, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

"I'm hoping my research will inform policy that targets obesity prevention among children and young people."

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