CDC Emergency Response and Recovery Branch Accepting Applications for Sexual and Reproductive Health Fellowship
A fellowship opportunity is currently available with the Operational Research & Program Effectiveness Team (ORPET) in the Emergency Response and Recovery Branch (ERRB) of the Center for Global Health (CGH) at the CDC. This project focuses on building CDC capacity for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) programs. The selected participant will develop and support projects that integrate SRH in complex humanitarian emergencies, including material, neonatal, child health and gender-based violence. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will learn a variety of skills related to the design and analysis of scientific studies in support of: Surveillance, Research and Evaluation; Data Collection and Analyses; and Program Support. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with education level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid. To learn more, click here.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Now Accepting Applications for Advanced Epidemiologist
The advanced epidemiologist (K0227143) in the Bureau of Public Health Informatics serves as team leader in assessment and monitoring of MCH issues to identify and address problems and for priority setting, planning and policy development particularly for the Medicaid population. The position develops frameworks, methodologies and tools for standardized MCH data; implements population-specific accountability for MCH components of data systems; leads the development and conduct of epidemiological studies for program planning or to address important and practical MCH public health problems; conducts advanced descriptive and comprehensive analyses of primary and secondary epidemiological data related to MCH; interprets and prepares reports to address state- and local-specific knowledge base gaps and trend information for use in policy and program development; and serves as epidemiology lead for the Infant Mortality Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) expansion. Other projects include determining the prevalence of selected birth defects using linked Medicaid, birth certificate, death certificate, Women, Infant and Children (WIC), CYSHN, birth defects, and hospital discharge data and linking of birth records to Medicaid WIC data. To learn more, click here.
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Seeks Maternal Child Health Epidemiologist
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services are currently seeking a qualified individual for the full-time position of maternal child health epidemiologist. This position provides support to a variety of maternal and child health programs, maintaining surveillance systems, analyzing data and providing written reports. This position requires excellent data management, statistical analytic and oral and written communication skills. In order to qualify, the applicant must have an MS Epi, MS Statistics, or MPH with specialization in epi/stat. Experience in maternal and child health strongly preferred. For a complete job description and application instructions, click here.