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W. Tun, Ph.D., Epidemiologist, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia
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"I chose to become an epidemiologist because I have always been interested in international development. After graduating from college, I spent a year as a volunteer in India teaching English to Tibetan refugees. This experience influenced my decision to focus on public health problems in developing countries."


Investigate and describe the causes and distribution of diseases, disabilities, and other health outcomes. They also develop methods of disease prevention and control.

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Master's Degree

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