University of Washington School of Public Health

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 Grads on their Careers in Public Health

Vernon Mochache Oyaro, MPH, Epidemiology  '13

Vernon Mochache Oyaro

MPH, Epidemiology '13
Project manager/physician, International Center for Reproductive Health-Kenya

"My passion is for reproductive health and for empowering women to take charge of their lives."

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Jonathan Kocarnik, PhD, Public Health Genetics '13

Jonathan Kocarnik

PhD, Public Health Genetics '13
Research Assistant, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

"Working on so many wonderful collaborations on these large projects is very exciting."

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Kathryn Curran, PhD, Epidemiology '13

Kathryn Curran

PhD, Epidemiology '13
Consultant, World Health Organization

"My training in epidemiology has been invaluable as I help review and interpret study findings, scientific evidence, etc."

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