Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention concentration program plan [PDF]

What is Health Promotion and Disease Prevention?

Health psychologists work in a variety of health-related settings (clinics, schools, non-profit organizations, insurance or pharmaceutical companies) and apply psychological principles and research to real-world health problems. Specific topics include health behavior interventions, health promotion, wellness education, health care policy and health services research.

 

How do I know Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is the right concentration for me?

You enjoy working with people to promote wellness and a healthy lifestyle. You have an interest in current issues and problems facing the health care industry. You are interested in assisting companies, schools, or organizations develop and evaluate health-related programs or interventions.