Prevention Institute is now accepting applications for Graduate Interns for the summer of 2014. We’re looking for graduate students who are committed to improving health and safety and reducing inequities through a focus on prevention. You’ll have a chance to grow your skills by working with our organizational teams to address health and social issues using a prevention approach, including violence prevention, injury prevention, traffic safety, health reform implementation and healthy food and physical activity promotion. Continue reading →
The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fellowship. Each PHAP associate is assigned to a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health agency and works alongside public health professionals. Continue reading →
Job Summary: Develop a proactive educational program of excellence with evidence of needs assessment, direct teaching and program impact. The primary program assignment is Nutrition, Food and Health and Youth Development. This position will also provide strong local and regional leadership for focused, comprehensive educational programs of excellence in food safety, nutrition, health and wellness issues (particularly childhood obesity and consequences of obesity).
The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program was established in 1995. Its goal is to address emerging needs of public health, and to provide leadership and professional opportunities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for students and graduate students of ASPPH member graduate schools and programs of public health. The fellowships are from one to two years in duration, depending on the needs of CDC and the fellow. Continue reading →
In an effort to address the issues of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections in Omaha once and for all, the Women’s Fund has joined forces with the Sherwood Foundation to create a grant-funded position that will be housed at the Women’s Fund designed to provide support and accountability to the organizations that provide sexual health education and access to youth in our community. This position will be responsible for developing an action plan that will increase education efforts (through WISE – working to institute sexuality education), increase access to long acting reversible contraception, and develop an RFP for a community-wide funding approach based on best practices that will be gleaned from an environmental scan that is currently underway. Continue reading →
The Michigan Department of Community Health is currently accepting applications for an Epidemiologist to work jointly with the Surveillance and Program Evaluation Section and the Adolescent Health Section. Continue reading →