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Career choices in depressed areas

Michael G. Angell mgangell at umich.edu
Tue Dec 12 18:29:42 EST 1995


This is a vague appeal to any clinical microbiologists working in the 
public health system. I have three broad questions. 

     1) Is there a need for clinical or experimental microbiologists in 
        rural/depressed areas (i.e. in aiding medical diagnosis or 
        improving sanitation conditions)?

     2) If yes, what type of additional training is needed (I have a 
        Ph.D. in Microbiology/Immunology, but little clinical lab 
        experience). And where can it be obtained?

     3) Who funds these types of positions (in addition to the PHS)?


If anyone is in a position like the one mentioned above, I would like
to informally discuss it with you. How you like it etc. Any information 
would be helpful.

Please email me directly at mgangell at umich.edu




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