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Public Health is a medical specialty very similar to preventive medicine. Public health focuses on
Encouraging health, disease prevention, managing the health of a population or community.
They also focus on preventing disease and health issues instead of treating conditions after they happen. For a doctor to specialize in public health they must graduate with a Master’s degree in Public Health.
This type of doctor can hold positions and a director of health departments at the state and local level, policymakers and program developers within the state and local government as well.