The Douglas County Health Department is preparing to conduct the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) assessment in local retail food outlets (grocery and convenience stores). This will be the fourth assessment since 2009. The NEMS assessment is important to evaluate access to healthy foods among Douglas County residents. Continue reading “DCHD Volunteers for NEMS Assessment”
Author: Brenda Nickol
Several internships are now available through the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) and the Great Plains Tribal Epidemiology Center (GPTEC) for the spring and summer of 2018! Continue reading “Great Plains Tribal Epi Center & Chairmen’s Health Board, Internships”
Deadline: January 25, 2018
We are pleased to announce an internship opportunity with the GOARN OST, to support the work of the GOARN Training Programme. We are hoping for an intern to join our team as soon as possible (within the next month), and are reaching out first to your academic institutions as you are engaged with the GOARN Training Network and may have students to nominate for this internship. In the following months we will be reaching out to the wider GOARN Network for a rolling roster of interns to work with our team here in Geneva. Continue reading “GOARN Training Internship”
The Office of Public Health Practice is seeking a work study student. View the job description below. You may contact Dr. Grimm with questions, and submit your resumé and cover letter to Stacey Coleman if you are interested in applying.
A Community Population Health Research Program Coordinator, Research Associate, and two Graduate Research Assistants are sought to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children. Each position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Community Population Health for Children Position Announcements”