Epi-Career Directory

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Use the links below to explore possibilities in biomedical and epidemiological careers. You will find more resources in the Key Resources section under Careers, including two activities which help you to identify your compatibility for various science careers and to plan the high school courses you need to take now to prepare for them.

Not Sure What You Want To Do? Try a Career Inventory
http://www.pandemsim.com/pdc/not-sure-what-career-you-want-try-a-career-inventory/

Plan For A Science Career-Now!
http://www.pandemsim.com/pdc/plan-for-a-career-in-science-now/

Diagnostic Careers

Female doctor looking at x-rays

Cardiovascular Technologist and Technician
Clinical Laboratory Technologist and Technician
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Medical Sonographer
Cytotechnologist
Radiology Technologist and Technician

 

Therapeutic Careers

female surgical technologist checks surgical equipment

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Respiratory Therapist
Pharmacy Technician and Aide
Surgical Technologist

 

 

Clinicians and Scientists

female epidemiologist gathers survey data from a local resident in the fieldEpidemiologist
Environmental Scientist and Specialist
Environmental Science and Protection Technician
Medical Scientist
Microbiologist
Physician and Surgeon
Registered Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse
Survey Researcher
Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician
Pharmacist
Physician Assistant
Anesthesiologist
Clinical Trials Researcher
Zoologist and Wildlife Biologist
Allergist
Nurse Midwife
Psychologist
Environmental Health Specialist
Biomedical Engineer
Chemist
Biochemist and Biophysicist
Bioterrorism Researcher
Agricultural Engineer
Disease Ecologist
Biomedical Engineer
Environmental Science and Protection Technician
Genetic Counselor
Optometrist
Veterinarian
Veterinary Technologist and Technician

Health Information Technology

medical professional works on a computer
Health/Educator and Community Educator Specialist
Medical Transcriptionist
Medical Records Specialist

 

 

Bioinformatics and Computer Technology

computer programmer works with three computersComputer Programmer
Statistician
Survey Researcher
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
Database Administrator
Graphic Designer
Computer Hardware Engineer
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Computer Network Architect
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Information Research Scientist
Information Security Analyst
Software Developer
Mathematician
Web Developer

 

Information for career listings comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh

 

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