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

Heather Snively, MS, Nutritional Sciences '11

Heather Snively

MS, Nutritional Sciences '11
Nutrition and wellness manager, Guckenheimer

"I love what I do. I get to talk about food all day."

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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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Wren Haaland, MPH, Epidemiology '13

Wren Haaland

MPH, Epidemiology '13
Research data analyst, Seattle Children's Research Institute

"We found kids didn't have a lot of time running around."

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