Why Public Health Needs More Epidemiologists

Why Public Health Needs More Epidemiologists

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Join Public Health Insight’s Live Podcast on Saturday, July 16th at 1:00 p.m. to learn ‘Why Public Health Needs More Epidemiologists’.

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There currently is a shortage of epidemiologists in the U.S., and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for epidemiologists is projected to increase 30% through 2030. Join Public Health Insight’s Live Podcast on Saturday, July 16th at 1:00 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) featuring. Dr. Annette Regan to learn more about ‘Why Public Health Needs More Epidemiologists’.


  • What is epidemiology;
  • What does an epidemiologist do and their role in public health
  • Why is there an increased demand for epidemiologists; and/or
  • What you learn from an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology

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This Live Event is brought to you by the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions, which is leading the charge in educating professionals who can apply methodological training in epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methods through a social justice lens with a focus on reducing health disparities, promoting health equity, and improving population health, especially among historically and systemically disadvantaged communities.


Dr. Annette Regan, MPH, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Faculty Lead for the MPH Program at the University of San Francisco Orange County Campus. Dr. Regan's background is in the epidemiological evaluation of maternal and child health programs, with specific expertise in the evaluation of maternal vaccination programs. Her research includes the application of complex epidemiological analyses to investigate three key areas of vaccine program evaluation: vaccine uptake, safety and effectiveness.

As Principal Investigator on several successfully funded national US and Australian grants, she continues to lead foundational work specific to the research area outlined in this proposal, including post-implementation assessment of the safety and effectiveness of influenza and pertussis vaccination during pregnancy. Dr. Regan's expertise in the field of maternal immunization, especially related to vaccine safety, has been highlighted in several recent invited reviews and commentaries.

Public Health Insight Podcast

The Public Health Insight Podcast is a weekly podcast ranked in the top 5% of all podcasts globally. The podcast covers all things public health and global health, from the sustainable development goals to the social determinants of health, as well as interesting dialogues about the diverse career opportunities that exist in the fields. Since its launch in March 2020, the podcast has featured more than 50 high-profile guests and has built an audience in more than 3,500 cities in over 145 countries.

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