Monthly Archives: October 2018

Attention First Years: Epi Research Area Lunch and Learns

Category : News/Events

All events will be in CNR Auditorium from 12:00-12:50pm.


Elmo: Real Time Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection

Category : News/Events

Tuesday, October 30, from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM 

Robert W. Woodruff Library, Room 314 

Contact: Institute for Developing Nations, Emory University, 1599 Clifton Road, NE, 6th Floor, Suite 6.307, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States

To register, click HERE.


Webinar: J&J Franchise Health Economics & Market Access Fellow

Category : News/Events

Thomas Jefferson University has offered industry-sponsored fellowships in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) through the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) since 1994. Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, is recruiting for its 2019-2021 Franchise Health Economics & Market Access Fellow. Fellows are selected from a national pool of candidates with scientific and/or clinical training in healthcare (e.g., biomedical engineering, nursing, medicine, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, health policy, pharmacy) and a stated interest in HEOR.

TJU will host a recruitment webinar from 7pm-8pm EST on Thursday, November 1st  for interested candidates to hear from the current fellows about the application process and our experiences over the past two years.   Please register here: . If you have questions, feel free to reach out to Sonia Lee at slee315 [at] its [dot] jnj [dot] com.

Adia Loudon, EPI MPH ’19

Category : #IamEmoryEPI

About Me: Adia R. Louden is a second year MPH Candidate in the Department of Epidemiology. She is also enrolled in the Certificate in Maternal/Child Health.Her long-term career objective is to attend medical school to become an OB/GYN. Adia is currently a member of the following organizations at Emory: Association of Black Public Health Students, Georgia Public Health Association, and the Epidemiology Student Admission Team. Adia also serves as one of the Student Representatives for the MCH cohort, and currently volunteers with the Georgia Chapter Alzheimer’s Association and Friends of Refugees.

Adia Loudon, 2nd Year EPI, MPH

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

Alma Mater: Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC

Undergrad Major: Biology

Research Interests: Maternal/child health, sexual/reproductive health, access to abortion and contraceptives

Thesis Title:Association between maternal peri-conceptional alcohol use and neural tube defects.

Current Positions: Intern-Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Student Organizations: Association of Black Public Health Students, Georgia Public Health Association, Emory Reproductive Health Association, and the Epidemiology Student Admission Team

Health Data Analyst/EPI II, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

Category : Alumni

Health Data Analyst_Epidemiologist II

The RMTEC Health Data Analyst will assist with the implementation, data collection, data entry, cleaning, and reporting of data projects at the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Epidemiology Center (RMTEC), with a special emphasis in opioid data.

Closing Date November 2, 2018.

Injury Prevention EPI II, Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council

Category : Alumni

Post graduate degree in Public Health plus three years’ experience. Ideally, the candidate would have concentration in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related health field or one to four years’ post-graduate (MPH/MS/MA/MSW) public health work experience. MPH/MS is strongly preferred or in process of graduate course work leading to degree.

Injury Prevention Program_Epidemiologist II

Thanks to an EPI alum who submitted this position.  Applications due 11/2.

ORISE CDC’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program

Category : Alumni

CDC’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program (AD+HAP) is seeking to hire an ORISE Fellow to assist with public health efforts related to older adults, including but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, the epidemiology of chronic conditions, relevant policies, health surveillance, and communication products.  Through this fellowship, applicants will have the opportunity to contribute to research, publications, and development of scientific, policy, and communication products related to older adult health.  Applicants should be recent graduates of Masters or Doctoral programs.  The fellowship is limited to 5 years and fellows are not considered federal employees.

Applications (CV and Letter of Intent) and questions should be sent to Lisa McGuire (aging [at] cdc [dot] gov) with the subject line as Fellowship.

New Course: GH 534

Interested in gaining skills to assess NCD epidemiological research and public health programming? This course will address the spectrum of diabetes, from the biological complications and comorbidities to the public health policies impacting the disease.

Instructors: Dr. Unjali Gujral & Dr. Venkat Narayan

GH 534

Monday 1:00-2:50

Spring Semester

2 credit hours

Data Analyst IV, Health Research Inc.

Category : Alumni

The New York State Department of Health’s Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management (OPCHSM) regulates and oversees the health care system of NYS to ensure access to high quality, affordable, and equitable health care services for all who receive care from New York’s health care providers and facilities. Within OPCHSM is the Data Management, Analysis, and Research Group (DMAR). DMAR was established as the organizational unit that supports the entire analytical needs of the OPCHSM. DMAR conducts research, evaluates program performance and quality of care, assists with the planning of health care modelling and performs financial predictive forecasts and models. The analyst will be responsible for assisting with ongoing projects and will respond to ad hoc analytical requests from Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Director of the OPCHSM and other Department or Office wide program directors that involve data extraction, manipulation, statistical analysis (e.g., multivariate modeling), research, and reports generation. The incumbent will respond/prepare data needs/requests for health care facilities by facility type and health care utilization of defined focus areas (county, region or zip codes), assist in developing need methodologies for specific health care providers/facilities, assist in developing metrics for evaluating quality and efficiency of programs and entities providing primary care needs that will enable managers to determine the effectiveness of the system and if any interventions to improve population health and health care are necessary and conduct research on accessing the population health that will include the use of the Prevention Agenda and Workforce Transformation Programs, and to use research results to make recommendations for program initiatives.

Find out more and apply HERE!