Technology and Informatics

Data is the backbone of public health. Data analytics is included in roles such as epidemiologist and biostatistician, but more  technology-related roles include public health informatics. These technology and informatics professionals have responsibilities  that include implementing database and technology systems used in public health agencies and settings, creating and  managing maps to track health issues, designing and coding new health related technologies, creating data visualizations, and  managing data.

Sample Job Titles:

Informatics Specialist, Informatics Scientist, Vital Records Professional, Data Scientist/Bioinformatician, Geospatial Information Scientist/GIS Mapper, User Experience Researcher, Product Manager, Client Success Manager, Software Developer, Computer and Information Research Scientist, Computer Programmer, Computer Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, Clinical Data Manager, Health Information Technologist/Medical Registrar

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Computer and Information Research ScientistsComputer ProgrammersComputer Systems AnalystsDatabase AdministratorsClinical Data ManagersSurveying and Mapping TechniciansHealth Information Technologists and Medical RegistarsComputer and Information Research ScientistsComputer Occupations, All Other


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