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Preventive Medicine Physicians

On the Job


Preventive Medicine Physicians specialize in preventing diseases. They may work with entire populations or communities. They often supervise the work of physicians, nurses, office or hospital staff, or statisticians. They may identify groups at risk of certain conditions or diseases, and develop plans to reduce those risks.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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