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Episode #184 United South and Eastern Tribes, Tribal Epidemiology Center, with Imani Ransby, MPH



United South and Eastern Tribes


You’re about to meet Imani Ransby, with the United South and Eastern Tribes, Tribal Epidemiology Center. The United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) is just one of 12 partner Tribal Epidemiology Centers. Imani started working at USET in January 2020 as a Staff Epidemiologist in the Tribal Health and Program Support department. On this episode, you’ll learn about Imani’s journey into public health and USET through my interview.


Tribal Epidemiology Centers


The United South and Eastern Tribes, is just one of 12 partner Tribal Epidemiology Centers.


This episode is part of a special sponsored series of episodes that I bring to you once a month.


You’ll learn about the Tribal Epidemiology Centers, through my interviews with public health professionals working with the community at each of the centers.


About Imani Ransby, MPH


Imani received her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree with a concentration in Epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.


She started working at United South and Eastern Tribe's Tribal Epidemiology Center (TEC) in January 2020 as a Staff Epidemiologist in the Tribal Health and Program Support department.


Her interests include infectious disease and clinical epidemiology.


In her spare time, Imani enjoys spending time with family and friends, giving back in her community, art, and traveling abroad.


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Imani's Career Tips

  • Keep an open mind when researching and exploring pathways. Public health is an expansive field with countless career choices and interdisciplinary avenues.

  • Be proactive and take advantage of opportunities. Immerse yourself in the field to gain exposure and figure out what areas align best with your passion and interests.

  • Networking, professors, mentors, and advisors are your friend. Engage with others and talk to people to gather information, obtain resources, and create areas of opportunity.


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