Job description: epidemiologists are public health professionals who investigate patterns and causes of disease and injury in humans. They seek to reduce the risk and occurrence of negative health outcomes through research, community education, and health policy.
Duties and responsibilities: positions in this job are given responsibilities such as surveillance, investigation, and evaluation of communicable or chronic diseases, injuries or conditions, and assists in the planning and implementation or epidemiological programs to prevent and control diseases, injuries, or conditions.
Qualifications and where to get them: you need to have your Masters Degree which you could get from any medical school or college.
Don't worry! It isn't that hard!
The job outlook for the next 10 years:: The job outlook doesn't look so well on this job, there is only about a 6% expected growth rate .
Salary: the annual salary for Epidemiologists is about $69,450 that's about $33.39 an hour! That's good money!