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Nikhil Gehani

There are many fields you could get into, but one really interesting and potentially rewarding one is International Development. Development Practitioners help struggling and impoverished communities grow and get access to necessities such as water, food and shelter. They also respond to humanitarian disasters.

Answered 1 year ago

Nikhil Gehani
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Jennifer Tang

There are a lot of ways to help people improve their lives -- physically, cognitively, behaviorally, or all of the above. I think the first step in figuring out what career path to take would be to find out your key strengths and interests. From there, you can use that as a guide to what careers might suit you best.

Answered 1 year ago

Jennifer Tang
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Kim Vo

I am working towards my degree in pharmacy to become a doctor in pharmacy :) It may be a great career for you if you would like to help people take control of their health and see the results of it whether in the hospital setting or community setting. There are a lot of avenues in this field, which ranges from nuclear pharmacy to veterinary pharmacy and even to the outreaches of other countries as a traveling pharmacist. Many schools provide programs to travel to other countries and there's endless possibilities to work for the nation's government in public health, in service (military or navel), independent pharmacies, inpatient, outpatient, and learning to incorporate the growing technology that can provide quicker and safer answers for our patients' care that can one day be your own family members. We work alongside other healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, PAs, OTs, PTs, dentists, etc. You can also go into academia and teach students to become leaders in the healthcare world and even provide a political voice as an advocate on many platforms through many organizations like American Pharmacists Association, etc. You can also be a compounding pharmacist and make medications to individualize per patients' needs. Pharmacogenomics is a huge area that is currently being researched and applied. Basically, instead of a drug that is one size fits all, you can now apply genetic testing for medications that clearly need to be dosed based on each individual patient. We must also be cost effective and learn to use medications that appropriate not because it's ideally the best, but that the patient should be able to afford it as well. It's both an art and a science. Pharmacy is a small world, you will meet people who know people and only by understanding that we are one and working together we can aim our goals at better patient care. If you have any interest in pharmacy, don't be afraid to ask pharmacists in your local area about the profession, shadow if you can, and then it just takes the motivation of applying and being determined :) ... you have to be a people person wherever you go and understand that you must work as a team. It will be a lot of work, but the overall wealth of knowledge, network, and experience you take with you will be worth it, every time.

Answered 1 year ago

Kim Vo
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LaCashana Knight

I would suggest careers such as:

Would you consider yourself a good communicator? Teaching or a career in counseling.

Answered 1 year ago

LaCashana Knight