Physiology careers in government can be very similar to those in the private sector, but within governmental organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Public health combats disease and fosters health from the global and community levels. By focusing on bioinformatics, epidemiology, health care access, and medical ethics, public health officials work to create systems that provide for the optimal health and well-being of all.
The biotechnology industry encompasses the research, development, and distribution of a wide variety of biological innovations including drug development, DNA technologies (recombinant DNA, genome editing, etc.), personalized medicine, AI, biofuels, biotracking devices, and much more. Careers in this field can range from research, to sales, to venture capital.
The medical device industry is responsible for the production of a wide variety of products relating to medicine and health including surgical gloves, artificial joints, biomedical imaging devices, hospital equipment, and much more.