Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Seeks Michigan WIC Epidemiologist
This epidemiologist position will provide epidemiological expertise to the Bureau of Family, Maternal and Child Health and WIC Division. This position will serve as the recognized resource on all epidemiologic matters concerning the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). These responsibilities require a high level of epidemiological expertise, time management and the ability to make independent decisions and respond to multiple assignments. This position is responsible for creating, maintaining and managing large and complex data sets including the Michigan pediatrics and Pregnancy Surveillance Systems (PNSS & PedNSS) and the USDA Participant Characteristics (PC). Also, the person in this position creates and maintains linked datasets i.e. PedNSS linked to PNSS; WIC program data, PNSS & PedNSS linked to Michigan Vital Records Live Birth and Death Files. These data sets are very complex, requires extensive cleaning, evaluation of the WIC program data and more advanced data management skills to create a dataset required for advanced statistical analysis. Other advanced responsibilities for this position include epidemiologic study design and planning, statistical analysis, policy and program development, program evaluation, technical expertise and training. This position will play a crucial role in identifying and advising WIC Program management on epidemiological priorities and collaboration with other maternal child health programs. This position also functions statewide and nationally as WIC data expert, writing technical reports, and presenting findings on WIC and other maternal and child health data as it relates to public health programs. To learn more, click here.
North Carolina Accepting Applications for Early Intervention Branch Head
The North Carolina Early Intervention Branch serves as the state lead agency to carry out Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This position requires experience with Part C of the IDEA program at state or national level, or experience with another program for children with special health care needs, developmental disabilities or delays, or substantive health conditions, at state or national level. A minimum of three years of experience in directing, managing, and supervising program evaluation and analysis of data and policies is required. For more information, click here.