Survey Researchers & Statisticians
Survey researchers design surveys and questionnaires. They collect the data from their target population, analyze it from those surveys using statistics tools and present their findings from the data interpreted. Topics of surveys can range from public opinion and education to medical and scientific domains.
Community Health workers
Community health workers work with the general public in order to teach them the importance of healthy behaviors and implement public health strategies. Their duties often include collection and analysis of health related data as well as implementation of community wellness programs and strategies to prevent illness.
As an academician, you can teach in various schools or colleges. For school teaching, a Bachelors in Education degree is required. However, to teach college students you have to crack UGC-NET entrance exam. As an academician, you work closely with students who aspire to work for community in future.
Veterinary Epidemiologists specialize in understanding the diseases occurring in animals. They conduct research so find out important information about the kind of disease, its impact, how it can be transmitted to humans and other animals, what treatments can control the disease and which individuals are most at risk.
A pharmaceutical epidemiologist has to study the cause, effects, and spread of substance abuse condition in the society. They conduct research on the effects of pharmaceuticals on human health and physiology, and meanwhile track social trends and habits that can lead to the spread of the condition. They try to plot these trends and predict outcomes.
Molecular Epidemiologist are involved in medical research. They try to understand of how the interactions between genetic traits and environmental exposures result in a specific disease. They understand the molecular outcomes and implications of one’s diet, lifestyle, and environmental exposure.
A Disaster Epidemiologist focuses on acute and communicable diseases, environmental health, occupational health, chronic diseases, injuries, mental health, and behavioral health. They provide us situational awareness and help us understand the scenario, and gather the appropriate resources. They help us in preventing or reducing the number of deaths, illnesses, and injuries caused by disasters. They also help in executing prevention and mitigation strategies for future disasters.
A Supervisory Epidemiologist is involved in a supervisory role such as managing personnel, balancing budgets etc. They focus on a variety of areas such as substance abuse, pharmaceutical development, communicable disease, etc.
Infection Control Epidemiologist
An Infection Control Epidemiologist has to research, monitor, and analyze various infectious diseases. They often educate policy makers and the public about diseases and provide them strategies to prevent illness.