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Transcript of EPIDEMIOLOGY

EPIDEMIOLOGIST It is a branch in science used to study and control the pattern of diseases and other health problems in human populations. What is epidemiology? * It is a branch in science used to study and control the pattern of diseases and other health problems in human populations.
* such health problem
include drug abuse,
chronic diseases,
and infectious diseases. What is epidemiology? BY: Sabrina Piraneque Population could be entire world. A Country It could also be just a single school. Classes to take in High School: *AP Science Courses: Biology, Chemistry, and Physic *Other science courses such as anatomy and Forensics, and Physiology Other Types of Courses to Take in High School: * Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry, AP Calculus, AP Statistics

*Public Speaking, Sociology, and Psychology University of Pennsylvania: requiremnts * In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
* required 4 years in English , 3 years of science, 3 years of History, and 4 years of math during high school
*SAT MATH: 690- 780 *SAT WRITING: 670-770
*ACT: 30-34 *at least 3.0 GPA average
* Only 12% of applicants accepted University of Iowa: requiremnts * 80% of applicants admitted
*required 4 years of english, 3 years of science, math, and social studies, and at least 2 years of a foreign language
*GPA of 2.5 or more
*SAT Critical reading: 450-630
* Biology
* Chemistry
* Calculus
* Health Science
* social science
* behavioral science. At least one of each: Pathway to becoming a Epidemiologist: Step 1: Bachelor's Degree * Get bachelor's degree in any science field Step 2: Master's Degree * Go to Graduate school.
* Takes 2 years to get master's .
*To become an epidemiologist the minimum requirement is getting a Master's in epidemiology or public health.
*Applied Epidemiologist Step 3: Doctorate Degree ( Optional) * Takes up to 5 years after entering with Bachelor's Degree.
*Research Epidmiologist Applied Epidemiologists: *Master's Degree
*Work in local, state, or national health agencies.
*Detect and try to prevent major health problems.
*Analyze data
*Median Wage: $ 61,360 Research Epidemiologist: *P. H. D
*study new diseases and develop prevention plans
* work in laboratories, universities,or work for the federal government.
*Can earn up to $103,344/yr. Links: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ http://coolsciencecareers.rice.edu/ http://education-portal.com/become_an_epidemiologist.html http://rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2008/03/is-epidemiology-in-your-future.html Is IT FOR YOU? * Like to work with the public
* Have good math and science skills
* Love to investigate
*Be prepared for anything. On the Job: *Monitor and report infectious diseases to state health agencies. *Collect analyze, and interpret samples to study effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, or microorganisms on cell structure and tissue. *Plan, administer and evaluate health safety standards and programs to improve public health, conferring with health department, industry personnel, physicians and others. $ 43,566 Enjoy: * Center of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatics offers diverse research opportunities at Penn State.
* opportunities in interning at the Center for Emerging infectious diseases in Iowa City at Iowa University. $8,057 in-state
$26,679 out-of-state What is an Epidemiologist ? * They are like medical detectives . Discovering and finding cures to many diseases.
*Study the frequency, distribution, and causes of disease in human populations.
*Develop plans to control and prevent diseases.
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