Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.
* Analytical Thinking
* Attention to Detail
* Oversee public health programs, including statistical analysis, health care planning, surveillance systems, and public health improvement.
* Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
* Provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection, and analysis.
Life, Physical, and Social Science
Sample Job Titles
Chronic Disease Epidemiologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Researcher, Communicable Disease Specialist, Environmental Epidemiologist, Epidemiologist, Epidemiology Investigator, Histopathologist, Infection Control Practitioner (ICP), Infectious Disease Specialist, Malariologist, Nurse Epidemiologist, Pharmacoepidemiologist, Public Health Epidemiologist, Public Health Microbiologist, Research Epidemiologist, State Epidemiologist.