Archive for January, 2016

Quality Improvement Internship – open position(s)

Internship Title: Quality Improvement Internship
Organization: Office of Health Policy and AIDS Funding
Number of Openings: 2
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Compensation: Non-paid
Duration: On-going

Position Description:
This is an opportunity for dedicated, enthusiastic and talented health professionals to apply their public health skills to work in the Office of Health Policy and AIDS Funding (OHP). Persons selected will work with the Quality Manager in the analysis of various surveys and program evaluation activities. Once completed, candidates will leave with real-life experiences in monitoring and evaluation, and have experience with policy change in HIV/AIDS services.

The current project involves assessing quality of services from the client’s perspective. Intern will assist in the different phases of this project from helping clients to complete survey, data management/data entry, data analysis and report writing.

This is an opportunity to work directly with organizations serving the HIV/AIDS community and gain valuable hands-on experience.

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January 29, 2016 at 12:36 pm Leave a comment

SAPORO Research Assistant – open position(s)

Position: 3-4 Research Assistants to study Southern Area Patient Oriented Research Organization’s (SAPORO) extent and type of Smartphone health application adoption across our network and to determine if its use is associated with overall health literacy levels and the ability to lose weight.

Dates: Summer of 2016

Hours: 20-30 Hours a week for approximately 12 weeks

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January 15, 2016 at 12:34 pm Leave a comment

Primary Care Media and Outreach Coordinator – open practicum position

Tulane Department of Family and Community medicine is a department committed to primary care and the community medicine through a patient centered approach. We have multiple programs designed to promote scholarship in rural health, preventive medicine, and patient oriented research.  Our multi-media outreach coordinator will be working with all these programs.

Dates:             Spring and Summer Academic Sessions of 2016

 Hours: 8-12 Hours a week for duration of Spring and Summer 2016 sessions

 Pay/Stipend:  Stipend Available of approximately $2500 per academic session

Job duties:

  • Update and expand Preventive Medicine Residency Website.
  • Create a SAPORO (Southern Area Patient Oriented Research Organization) website that integrates with the Department of Family Medicine Website and Preventive Website that meets/complies with Tulane requirements/templates
  • Update and compile a Tulane Preventive Medicine Alumni List along with current contact information
  • Create and distribute a Preventive Medicine News Letter every 6 months by email and hard copy
  • Create an up to date Preventive Medicine Residency Program Pamphlet to hand out to prospective Preventive Medicine Residents
  • Create other promotional material to promote the Preventive Medicine Residency Program as well as Tulane’s TRIP program.
  • Update the Tulane Preventive Medicine Wiki Site
  • Potentially attend promotional events such as residency fairs
  • Other duties as required

Requirements:

  • Student of Tulane University majoring in public health, health care administration, IT, public relations, graphic design, other health related field, or related work experience Able to start immediately
  • Ability to design and maintain a website within Tulane University guideline
  • Flexible work schedule with ability to work independently
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Skill in designing multi-media outreach materials such as brochures, newsletters, and other outreach materials
  • Interest in working with many different people working in public health, research, and primary care

If you are interested please email your CV and contact information to Dr. Clare Hoff at choff@tulane.edu and CC Lisa Dougherty at lmills@tulane.edu

January 14, 2016 at 2:54 pm Leave a comment

Summer internship positions

James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases FellowshipsJan 31

A nine week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for students from underrepresented populations and those interested in addressing health disparities related to infectious diseases. Students must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program.

http://www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/ferguson-fellowship

 

Maternal and Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement – Jan 31

The Maternal and Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (MCHC/RISE-UP) Program provides opportunities for enhanced public health and related training to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity. This program’s ultimate goal is to promote a more diversified and equal health system by introducing highly qualified undergraduate students (juniors and, seniors with a GPA 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale; and students who received their baccalaureate degree within 12 months of MCHC/RISE-UP program orientation) from underrepresented groups to the field of public health. All students interested in addressing health disparities are encouraged to apply.

http://www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/mchc-rise-up

 

Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program – Jan 31

The PLLUSS Program is a public health leadership and research program for undergraduate sophomore and junior scholars minoring or majoring in public health with at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale. The PLLUSS Program provides scholars with mentored public health research and community health activities, mentorship, and professional development, especially in the area of promotion of health equity and the elimination of health disparities research.

http://www.kennedykrieger.org/professional-training/professional-training-programs/rise-programs/plluss-program

 

University of Michigan – Future Public Health Leaders Program – Jan 31

The Future Public Health Leaders Program (FPHLP) is a 10-week residential program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (UM-SPH) designed to encourage underrepresented college students to consider careers in public health. The program is intended for college students in their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year who are undecided about their career goals and are in good academic standing in their area of study. The program includes public health and career mentorship, hands-on and practical field experience, seminars, lectures and workshops with public health leaders.

http://fphlp.sph.umich.edu/program/

 

Columbia University Summer Public Health Scholars – Jan 31

The program is designed for undergraduates in their Sophomore or Junior year and recent baccalaureate degree students who are undecided about their career goals and who have a minimum GPA of 2.7. This is a rigorous program which includes Public Health course work at Columbia University; hands-on field experience and immersion in a diverse, economically disadvantaged urban environment; seminars and lectures with public health leaders; and mentoring by faculty members, ensuring students’ exposure to the breadth and importance of public health as a career option.

http://ps.columbia.edu/education/student-life/office-diversity/programs/college-and-post-baccalaureate-students/summer-publ

 

Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health – Jan 27

A 10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students majoring in environmental studies, environmental, physical, biological, chemical, and/or social sciences and who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked.

http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/cleh/

  

Thanks to the Latino Caucus for Public Health (www.latinocaucus-apha.org) for sharing!

January 13, 2016 at 11:56 am Leave a comment

NAP SACC – Internship/practicum position open

Spring 2016 – The Louisiana Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (BFH) manages family planning services, pregnancy prevention, mortality surveillance (Fetal, infant, child, and maternal), pregnancy and maternal child health educational initiatives, as well as domestic violence prevention.

The BFH provides qualified public health students with a rewarding practicum/internship. Students will gain valuable public health experience, specific to maternal and child health/childhood obesity prevention. Students will provide programmatic support to a statewide childhood obesity prevention initiative targeting LA child care facilities (NAP SACC) with a focus on evaluation and data collection/analysis.  The purpose of the Bureau of Family Health NAPSACC Program internship is to foster skilled public health professional s and advocates for maternal and child public health issues, specifically childhood obesity prevention.  Students will learn how nutritional and physical activity practices contribute to obesity outcomes and specific strategies to address policy, community, organizational barriers to best practices.  The Practicum Student/Intern will be embedded within the Data Action team and his/her primary purpose will be to work with the NAPSACC Program Manager and Data to Action Team Leader on the evaluation of The NAPSACC program.

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January 13, 2016 at 11:45 am Leave a comment

BFH Gift Program – Practicum position open

Spring/Summer/Fall 2016 – The Louisiana Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health (BFH) is the recipient of the Title V Maternal and Child Block Grant funds and the Title X Family Planning Grant funds for the State of Louisiana.With these funds, the Bureau manages family planning services, pregnancy prevention, mortality surveillance (Fetal, infant, child, and maternal), pregnancy and maternal child health educational initiatives, as well as domestic violence prevention.

The BFH provides qualified public health students with a rewarding practicum/internship. Students will gain valuable public health experience, specific to maternal and child health/breastfeeding. Students will provide programmatic support to a statewide breastfeeding initiative targeting LA maternity care facilities (The Gift) with a focus on evaluation and data collection/analysis.

The purpose of the Bureau of Family Health Gift Program internship is to foster skilled public health professionals and advocates for maternal and child public health issues, specifically breastfeeding.  Students will learn how social, behavioral, environmental and biological factors contribute to breastfeeding outcomes and specific strategies to address policy, community, organizational barriers to breastfeeding.  The Practicum Student/Intern will be embedded within the Data Action team and his/her primary purpose will be to work with The Gift Program Manager and Data to Action Team Leader on the evaluation of The Gift program.

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January 13, 2016 at 11:40 am Leave a comment

How to Develop & Submit an Abstract to APHA

APHA 2016 logoWhat: This seminar will help you prepare materials for submission to the American Public Health Association’s 144th Annual Meeting & Expo, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, in Denver, Colorado. The theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health.” (Abstract deadlines start Feb. 9. For more about the call for abstracts, visit: http://bit.ly/1TCs07)

Who: Shokufeh Ramirez, MPH, Program Manager of the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health. Shokufeh has attended and presented at many APHA meetings, as well as mentored numerous graduate and doctoral students in their preparation for the meeting.

Where: The seminar will be in Room 1206, 12th Floor, at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112.

This seminar is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal & Child Health. Questions? Contact John Marmion at imarmion@tulane.edu or 504-988-2090.

January 5, 2016 at 2:04 pm Leave a comment


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