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Careers in Public Health: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Next Level

Careers in Public Health: 5 Ways to Prepare for the Next Level


Vlog with Dr. Samer Koutoubi
Program Director, Public Health at American Public University

Public health professionals work and collaborate with community leaders, healthcare facilities, state and federal governments to address the health and wellness needs of our people. In order for us to move ahead in society our public health workforce will need to engage in five areas in order to be successful. In this vlog, Dr. Samer Koutoubi reviews the five areas of engagement.

About the Speaker

Dr. Koutoubi earned his Ph.D. in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University in 2001. He earned his M.D. degree in 1988 from Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Dr. Koutoubi’s research focuses on coronary heart disease among tri-ethnic groups including African-Americans, Caucasians and Hispanics. His interest is in disease prevention and wellness, epidemiological research, cardiovascular disease and nutrition, homocysteine metabolism, lipoprotein metabolism, and cultural food and health. He has also authored a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and written a book review. He served as the Editor-in-Chief for The Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine and reviewed manuscripts for The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ethnicity and Disease Journal, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and The Journal of The National Medical Association. Dr. Koutoubi has also been quoted in national magazines and newspapers, including Natural Health Magazine, Energy Time, Well Being Journal, Northwest Prime Time and Natural Food Merchandiser.