District 3-1 Cobb-Douglas

This fellowship posting is in District 3-1 Cobb-Douglas in Marietta, Georgia. The fellow selected for this position will be an employee of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health for the duration of the fellowship, but will spend their time working as a level 1 epidemiologist within the Cobb-Douglas district. Fellows may be able to work remotely 2-3 days per week.

The Fellow can expect to engage in a variety of epidemiologic activities with priorities being:

  1. Notifiable disease case and outbreak investigations
  2. Surveillance system data entry, cleaning, and management
  3. Data analysis

In addition to regular duties, the fellow will complete an oral/poster presentation and at least two required analytic, evaluation, or quality improvement projects such as: 

  • Assisting the Healthy Start staff to analyze and report maternal/child health statistics to include in the district’s Healthy Start grant application.
  • Assisting the HIV prevention program with data queries and analyses that will be used for planning and outreach purposes.
  • Developing and implementing the agency’s Health Equity 301 course. The purpose of this quarterly training is to ensure program managers are familiar with the district’s community health assessment (CHA) data, how to find data themselves, and use the data to address health inequities.
  • Updating the district’s MySidewalk webpage with current epidemiologic data and collecting data for the agency’s next CHA.