Math in Heathcare

This article from Science Daily shows one application for math in the field of medicine.

Using her background in mathematics, one researcher at the University of Houston helps doctors design stents, for example, that will aid medical professionals in their work and will help patients in speedier and better treatment. If you are interested in mathematics, but not sure how to use it, consider medical research and design.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Attorney
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Climatologist
$132,130/yr
$105,581/yr
Statistician
$199,710/yr
Architect
$119,500/yr
Chemist
$116,130/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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