101+ Careers in Public Health (3rd Edition)

I’m excited to announce that I’m co-authoring the 3rd Edition of the only book in print in the United States about public health careers, 101+ Careers in Public Health, expected out in August 2021. The original author, Beth Seltzer, MD, MPH is a public health physician at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We are rewriting the entire book to include the many new career paths in public health and to add career stories of more than 60 incredible public health heroes, including:

  • An epidemiologist handling the COVID-19 outbreak in Florida while consulting to the World Health Organization
  • A contact tracer, helping slow down the spread of COVID-19 in Utah
  • A public health nurse in Alaska who flies out to communities in the tundra to treat people for tuberculosis
  • Dr. Mona Hanna Attisha, the hero of the Flint, Michigan lead poisoning crisis
  • Health equity and justice experts
  • Public health dentists, pharmacists, physicians, nutritionists, social workers, lawyers
  • Public health data scientists, digital health specialists, social media strategists, bioinformaticists, geneticists, GIS mappers and data analysts
  • The vaccine scientist who created the world’s only treatment for pox viruses
  • The Chief Medical Officer of WebMD
  • The founder of one of the country’s most innovative gun violence prevention programs
  • A sanitarian at the NYC Department of Health in charge of rat infestations
  • A poisoning hotline expert
  • The nation’s only Black male birth doula and lactation consultant
  • A drug regulation expert at the FDA
  • Activists, advocates, nonprofit organization founders, and global health experts
  • Researchers focusing on disaster preparedness, mental health, bioterrorism defense and more
  • Tobacco cessation coaches and sexual health educators, and many more

Email 101careersinpublichealth@gmail.com for details. 

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