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APHA- Public Health Fellowship in Government

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The Fellowship in Government provides a unique public policy learning experience, demonstrates the value of science-government interaction and enhances public health science and practical knowledge in government. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials and an interest in serving as a staff person in the U.S. Congress. The fellowship is based in Washington, D.C.

The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health. Much of the work developing public policy happens at the staff level, where these critical issues are not well understood or incorporated into the discussion. The fellow will have the opportunity to make an impact and improve the health of the public.

The fellowship aims to:

  • Establish and nurture critical links between federal decision-makers and public health professionals;
  • Educate public health professionals about the legislative process and the skills necessary to be successful, including the ability to translate complex public health issues into legislative, regulatory and policy initiatives;
  • Increase the visibility and impact public health professionals in the policy arena;
  • Increase attention to and focus on the social determinants of health and the goal of improving health equity and creating healthy communities;
  • Support the inclusion of sound public health science in policy; and
  • Create a culture of policy engagement for public health professionals.

Deadline for the application is August 14th

APPLY Today!

 

July 24, 2017 at 1:35 pm Leave a comment

Never thought I would see Fellow under my name

Many of the CEMCH Scholars attended this year’s meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), held in Denver, October 29 – November 2. We will be posting their reflections and highlights this month.

By Lauren Biagioli, BS

For the 2016-2017 year I was selected as an APHA Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Section Student Fellow. Upon landing in Denver, my conference/fellow experience started from the get go! My introduction to the fellows program was an orientation before the conference began and it was the time I finally got to put faces to names. I got to meet the other fellows who all came from different backgrounds, schools and programs. After getting the rundown of the program and its requirements, we were sent off to start networking and conferencing.

Lauren Biagoli (back left) with APHA President Dr. Camara Jones (back center) and other MCH Student Fellows, past and present

Lauren Biagoli (back right) with APHA President Dr. Camara Jones (back center) and other MCH Student Fellows

As a Student Fellow, I was presented with many opportunities to meet some of the foremost leaders in the MCH field. I got to speak with Dr. Michael Lu, Associate Administrator of the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and he even posed for a picture with us at a luncheon where we were honored. Although meeting some of the most influential people in field was an experience I will cherish, it was the connections I made that will allow me to put my education and knowledge to action. As a Student Fellow, I was assigned to a section committee with the intention of working closely with the chairs on current issues. I have the esteemed pleasure of serving on the Gun Violence Prevention committee under some remarkable professionals, to work on policy statements, opinion pieces, and other needed documents.

Although this journey as a Student Fellow has just started, I feel as though I am walking away from the annual meeting in Denver with purpose and with an action plan to work towards change on an issue I care about deeply. I can only hope that this opportunity will bring more positive relationships and open more doors for me as a young professional. I am honored to be an APHA MCH Student Fellow alongside other MCH hopefuls.

 

Lauren Biagioli is a second-year MPH Student, concentrating in Maternal and Child Health. She plans to graduate in the Fall of 2019 after completing her practicum experience in the Peace Corps. Her interests include policy and advocacy in areas such as child abuse, human sex trafficking, child marriage, victims of child pornography, and juvenile offenders. She also loves tennis, floral arranging, and attempting new recipes.

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November 18, 2016 at 2:40 pm Leave a comment

2015 MHP Salud Border Community Health Summer Fellowship

MHP Salud logoThe MHP Salud Border Community Health Summer Fellowship Program provides current professional or graduate students pursuing clinical and/or public health careers the opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary team partnering with a MHP Salud Promotor(a) de Salud (Community Health Worker) to design and implement community-based health programs in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

The 2015 program will run for 8 weeks from May 28th – July 24th, 2015.  Fellows must be available to work full-time but flexible hours during this period.  Fellows cannot undertake clinical or other school obligations or competing employment during the program.  No exceptions will be made.

For Summer 2015, MHP Salud intends to award as many as 6 Summer Fellowships.

Stipends of up to $3,000 per fellow will be awarded to offset travel and living expenses during the fellowship.

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March 17, 2015 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment

Women LEAD Fellowship, Nepal: DEADLINE 6/30

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 The Women LEAD Fellowship is an opportunity for talented professionals and recent graduates to gain in-depth international field experience. They’re seeking a talented, organized, and passionate Development and Evaluation Fellow to implement our fundraising and evaluation plans in Kathmandu, Nepal. As a Fellow, you will receive a living stipend, pre-departure training, orientation, and ongoing professional development.
Job Title: Development and Evaluation Fellow
Supervisor: Executive Director
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk
Length of Fellowship: 10 months, start date in August 2014 (negotiable)
Deadline: June 30th2014
*Note: Travel expenses are the responsibility of the Fellow.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION
Women LEAD Nepal is the first and only leadership development organization for young women in Nepal. Since 2011, we have empowered more than 500 female high school students with the skills, support and opportunities needed to become leaders in their schools, communities, and nation. To learn more about Women LEAD Nepal and our programs, please visit http://www.women-lead.org.
The Development and Evaluation Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director and a cross-cultural team to develop and deliver our fundraising strategy at a critical time of organizational growth and change. In addition, the fellow will work to structure and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan.
The Fellow must be a talented writer adept at explaining and promoting the importance of our work for a variety of audiences. S/he will fulfill an important role as we pursue grants and other funding sources, provide essential research for developing our grant prospecting and application strategy. In addition, the fellow will enhance the Women LEAD culture which emphasizes organizational learning, planning, and monitoring. An eagerness to learn and advance on the job is essential, as is an ability to adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and excel in new challenges. Well-suited candidates should have an interest in the empowerment of girls and women.

For immediate consideration, send the following to 
ccharamnac@women-lead.org (include “Development and Evaluation Fellow” in the subject line of the email):
 Current resume or CV
 At least two writing samples (successful grant proposals preferred), and
 Cover letter detailing your interest in the position, highlighting relevant experiences and skills. 

The application deadline is Monday June 30th, but early submission is strongly encouraged as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. 

http://www.women-lead.org info@women-lead.org
9818.553.355 01.6923979  
GPO 8975 EPC 2234, Kathmandu, Nepal 

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June 16, 2014 at 11:02 am Leave a comment

Health innovations fellowship- App deadline 5/12/14

Did you graduate from undergrad in 2011, 2012, or 2013? Check out this funding opportunity:

Health for America provides $50,000 fellowships to recent graduates interested in health innovation. The fellowship is relativly new and was profiled in Forbes this past December. This year-long program will run from September 8, 2014 – July 31, 2015 in Washington DC. The fellowship is carefully structured to use the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation and human centered design to create the greatest impact on the health of communities. 

This program grants a $50,000  fellowship to young leaders from diverse academic backgrounds, including computer science, design, entrepreneurship, and health. Over the course of the year, fellows will work together to gain practical immersive experience in health innovation, with help from physicians and community leaders and exposure to different areas of the country. Applicants for the 2014-15 fellowship are required to have completed their undergraduate degree between January 2011 and July 2014.

For more information about the fellowship application please visit http://www.healthforamerica.org/fellowship/structure.html

 

 

May 6, 2014 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment


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