EPIDEMIOLOGIST II, Maryland Department of Health
Category : Alumni
Main Purpose Of Job
This position will support the activities of the Behavioral Health Administration’s (BHA) Office of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and Overdose Prevention Applied Data Programs (OPADP) through the advanced level of work providing statistical analysis of a range of State databases to better understand Maryland’s substance use, addiction and overdose trends and to inform the development, implementation and evaluation of State and local initiatives. This position will support both public health surveillance and programs within PDMP and ODADP and across the Division of Health Promotion and Prevention, and will facilitate data interchange between State agencies; use SAS or analogous software to identify trends; develop surveillance reports that visually display and analyze geographic and other surveillance data; provide scientific advice and technical assistance to stakeholders and outside partners with respect to surveillance and other epidemiologic data and evaluation expertise; and analyze data to help develop and evaluate BHA programs and their impact.
Education: A Master’s degree in the field of Public Health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in Epidemiology and one graduate course in Biostatistics. A copy of your transcript must be attached to the application.
Experience: Two years of experience in designing and conducting epidemiological studies and investigations for disease surveillance as an epidemiologist subsequent to receipt of the Master’s degree.
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