1. B

    PhD Job outlook for epi Phd... help!

    Hi everyone :hello:, I hold a MD degree from another country. I'm considering pursuing PhD, yet the JOB OUTLOOK discussion (linked below) doesn't look as promising as on school websites. → Questioning career/education choices...Public Health is not a good degree Can't help but wonder if it...
  2. J

    Public Health Concentrations

    I entered my MPH program as a Community Health concentration (or its equivalent). However, now I'm having doubts about sticking with it because I'm afraid that it's not as marketable as other concentrations (ex. Epi/Biostats). I was considering switching into Epi/Biostats, but community health...
  3. I

    Do these count as public health experience?

    Hi everyone! Just getting a head start on my personal statements and was wondering if these count as public health related experience...or if I can kind of spin them to relate haha: 1. Volunteering at a clinic emerg room - speaking to those in minor treatment realizing how easily preventable...
  4. C

    Epidemiology VS. Basic Science research

    Hi all, I'm an incoming undergrad this fall and I've started researching labs in my university. I have a high interest in epidemiology and am wondering what the general consensus on epi vs basic science research is. Is basic science research more respected? I personally don't have a problem with...
  5. DrDre2017

    Completely new to Epidemiology -- Game plan needed

    I'm a senior Applied Math major whose pre-med path has ended. I love the idea of serving people, and I love medicine, but I think I have the wrong temperament for the field. Now I'm considering a career in public health, specifically epidemiology. But I have no idea what to do to be competitive...
  6. A

    MPH California MPH Program Quality in Epi

    Can anyone vouch for the quality of education and connections for the different California MPH programs in epi? Thank you!