Public Health Job Opportunities

APTR-CDC Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship

Deadline: February 21, 2014

The APTR-CDC Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship Program was established in 1995. Fellowships are from one to two years in duration, depending on the needs of CDC and the fellow.

Fellowship Title: Examining Characteristics of Health and Disease in Child Medicaid Populations

CDC Center: National Center for Health Statistics; Office of Analysis and Epidemiology; Infant, Child, Women’s Health Statistics Branch

Project Description: In collaboration with senior researchers, the Fellow will initiate projects using the newly created NHIS/MAX Medicaid administrative data linked files. These data files contain individual-level Medicaid eligibility and utilization information linked to the detailed health and demographic data collected from the NCHS national surveys.

Location:  The fellowship location is the Hyattsville, Maryland office of NCHS. Hyattsville is a suburb of Washington D.C., about 1 mile from the University of Maryland College Park campus and 10 miles from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.

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  1. Applicant must be either a U.S. Citizen, non-citizen national, or foreign national possessing a visa permitting permanent residence in the U.S. (Alien Registration or “Green Card”). Student visas and temporary work visas do not qualify.
  2. Specific academic credentials required vary by fellowship position. Most fellowships require a doctoral, medical, or graduate degree. You must complete all required graduate work by the beginning of the fellowship. Early career professionals with graduate or doctoral degrees (within 5 years of graduation) may also apply. These fellowships are open to all health professions disciplines.
  3. There is no membership requirement to apply. If you are awarded the fellowship, you must be either (1) a student or graduate of an institutional academic member program of APTR, or (2) be an individual member of APTR in good standing at the time of award.