Articles by Wandia Mureithi, MPH


Public Health Around the World: An In-Depth Exploration of Global Health

This article will introduce you to the field of global health by exploring key concepts, historical case studies, and insight into the future of global health. Additionally, it will outline the first steps of pursuing a career in global health.

The Role of a Research Assistant in Public Health

In this article, we'll explore the common responsibilities of research assistants in public health, other people they commonly collaborate with, challenges they may face, and advice for those considering pursuing a public health research assistant position.

Community Health Workers: Empowering Communities for Better Health Outcomes

In this article, we will delve into the world of community health workers by exploring their common responsibilities, the variations in their roles across different work settings and specializations, and the challenges they face daily.

What Does an Epidemiologist Do?

This article aims to provide some clarity on what epidemiologists do. We will highlight different career paths in the field of epidemiology, describe the main responsibilities of epidemiologists, and provide tips to help you further explore whether a career as an epidemiologist is right for you. 

What is the Role of Epidemiology in Public Health?

In this article, you will learn about the role of epidemiology in public health, what an epidemiologist does, and how you can prepare for a career in public health epidemiology.

What is Biostatistics?

In this article, you’ll learn about the role of biostatistics in public health and how to pursue a career in biostatistics. 

Getting in and Graduating: Requirements for the Master’s in Public Health

In this article, we’ll provide you with a guide of what you need to apply to and graduate from an accredited MPH program.

What is Population Health?

In this article, we'll explore population health and the role it plays in public health.

Master of Public Health Courses and Curriculum

This article will review what you can expect in a public health curriculum and concludes with a few recommendations for course selection.