Our public health group is growing and we’re currently seeking a Data Analysis and Global Health Program Support to work in Atlanta, GA, sitting onsite with CDC.
Data Analysis and Global Program Support
Develop standard operating procedures for a field study (survey manual) to be conducted in Southeast Asia.
Develop and pre-test demonstration project survey questionnaire. Analyze project data generated from field study survey. Draft project data reports related to the analysis of the demonstration project survey results. (all years) Conduct at least one international site visit to train local demonstration project staff to implement the survey tool.
Design, oversee, and conduct analyses using large population-based survey datasets (e.g., NHANES) to answer programmatic and scientific public health questions related to the nutritional status among women of childbearing age. Participate in meetings with senior leadership to address questions related to data. Facilitate up to five (5) 5-day trainings each year for an estimated five hospital staff participants on birth defects surveillance in both Southeast Asia and Africa.
Training facilitation includes developing and delivering presentations, moderating working groups, and providing technical assistance during and following the training sessions.
The trainings help health care professionals to: Increase understanding of the principles of birth defects surveillance, improve the description, identification, coding of birth defects, Enhance capacity for reporting and analysis of birth defects surveillance data, and provide technical advice to countries establishing birth defects registries.
Visit up to ten Southeast Asia and African hospitals each year where birth defects surveillance is being conducted to understand and record processes for data collection, identify challenges and issues with data reporting, and provide strategies to the hospital and CDC to improve on-site surveillance activities.
Note: The number and frequency of site visits can vary by year and depends on requests from countries receiving CDC technical support and how far along the hospital is in the establishing birth defects surveillance.
Develop tools, presentations, and manuals/guides for identifying birth defects, reporting birth defects surveillance. Develop communication messages and responses related to folic acid and neural tube defects. Provide technical assistance for mini-grant research projects. Serve as technical reviewer for national and regional birth defects surveillance proposals/protocols from lower-income countries.
Education: Minimum of a master’s degree in a health or scientific research related field with a focus on public health, epidemiology, or nursing preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years in public health, epidemiology or nursing.
(Experience with global nutrition programs preferred)
(Familiarity preferred with Southeast Asian countries: India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Myanmar, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand. Familiarity preferred with African countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Botswana.)
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