In addition I served on a scientific review panel which was responsible for editing a seventy-page proposed regulation before its submission.
Along with my duties at XYZ, I attended seminars and met with public health leaders at different functions and events.
Its job of immunizing thousands and interacting with all members of the community is often forgotten, but is important for keeping an entire community healthy. The internship provided me with a greater understanding of a federal public health agency’s operations and allowed me to contribute in a variety of ways to the XYZ Department in which I worked.
My work at the county health clinic as well as my knowledge of some areas of public health led me to accept an internship in Washington D. Most importantly I worked on "policy issues" which involved identifying and summarizing problems that were out of the ordinary as well as documenting resolved issues in order to establish protocols to increase the department’s efficiency.
The program admits around 30 students each fall, and having [a] few deficiencies on some of their requirements I never expected to be admitted. Her interest and expertise made it a pleasure to work with her.
When you apply to a graduate program in public health, your personal statement is vital.
In the last two years I have continued to learn about public health both through coursework and work in the field.
Because field experience is such a valuable learning tool, I searched for a research assistant position that would allow me to view public health at a different level.
All these activities confirmed my growing interest in preventive medicine, outcomes and effectiveness, and quality of care, particularly within the private/managed care sector.
These are my strongest interests because I believe they are fundamental to our nation’s health.