Health Communication Fellowship in Diabetes, Division of Diabetes Translation
Category : Alumni
The Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) is now accepting applications for an ORISE Health Communication Fellowship. Please help us spread the word and share with your networks!
The selected participant will have the opportunity to interact closely with public health program professionals in the Division of Diabetes Translation, and will be involved in the following activities:
- Participate in developing, implementing, and learning how to manage national communication and marketing programs, projects, and initiatives for various audiences
- Plan, apply, and evaluate various communication science and marketing techniques to achieve optimal program results and promote positive health outcomes
- Contribute to the preparation of written documents that reflect a thorough knowledge of complex public health issues and appropriate health communication, health promotion, and marketing intervention strategies
- Participate in researching and developing messages and materials that are valid and consistent with program objectives and are based on communication and marketing theory and principles as well as audience research (including concept, message, and Web-usability testing)
- Collect data and contribute to the development of products such as fact sheets, program briefings, questions and answers, program summaries, Web pages, and program-in-briefs
- Collaborate with Center/Division communication offices and others within the Office of the Director to provide support on communication efforts, e.g., campaigns, observance days
- Collaborate with web team members to ensure information is successfully disseminated across the web sites providing clear oral and/or written instructions on this topic, as appropriate
- Collaborate with the web team in providing technical support for digital and social media evaluation
About the Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT)
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation is at the leading edge of the nation’s efforts to end the devastation of diabetes. The division works with other federal agencies, state health departments, healthcare providers, and community organizations to identify people with prediabetes, prevent type 2 diabetes, prevent diabetes complications, and improve the health of all people with diabetes. These efforts have helped millions of Americans reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes and prevent or delay serious diabetes complications.