Dig deep into the behavioral and social influences on health and disease. Help dismantle health disparities in Oregon and beyond.
Learn about the social and behavioral determinants of health and disease across every life stage.
As a health promotion and health behavior student, you have the chance to create a healthier, more equitable world.
Public health professionals promote and protect the health of people and communities – where they live, learn, work and play.
The ways in which they do that are as unique as the professionals themselves.
Advocate for equitable patient care as a community health worker. Help someone get the health care they need as a patient navigator.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statics reports that overall employment in the health promotion and health behavior field is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028.
Job growth is driven by efforts to teach people healthy behaviors and connect them to the health care services they need.
*May require additional education and/or training.
Laura De La Torre
Public health student, TRACE-COVID-19 internship
“I am working with an amazing team with several years of experience in the health field, and I am learning how to manage a team on and off the field."
“I have learned about different public health career paths that I might be interested in, and I learn daily facts about the pandemic and try to stay up-to-date on all the new data.”