Public health specialists may perform a variety of tasks related to public health, and their specific duties vary by position. For example, they may facilitate the development and implementation of grant-funded projects and other public health programs (both long- and short-term) per established deadlines for the life cycle of the project. In this role, they must carefully evaluate program progress, fiscal accountability, and goal setting when making policy recommendations to the team.
Public Health Specialist Tasks
Assists in facilitating plans and policies necessary to achieve health objectives and services.
Present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school.
Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.
May supervise staff or give direction.