Health Systems Governance, Research, Education & Advocacy

We encourage you to review the resources in this section as you explore the wide variety of career paths available to those with interests in health systems governance, research, education and advocacy. Below, you’ll find sample employers and positions held by Friedman alumni who share these interests. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor to discuss options and strategies for moving forward toward your goals.

Sample Employers & Career Paths

Boston Public Health Commission Research Associate
California Food Policy Advocates Nutrition Policy Advocate
Harvard T.H. Chan Sch. of Public Health Research Fellow
International Food Policy Research Institute Research Analyst
Johns Hopkins University Center for Government Excellence Senior Advisor
Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Senior Research Associate
Project Bread Director of Health Care Partnerships
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Senior Food Standards Coordinator

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