Georgia Department of Public Health

This fellowship posting is for the Georgia Department of Public Health – Women’s Health Office in Atlanta, 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 in Atlanta. This position is fully-remote.

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

  1. Surveillance system data entry, cleaning, and management
  2. Data analysis
  3. Preparation of regular epidemiologic reports

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

  • Addressing disparities in maternal health through the analysis of maternal outcomes by race/ethnicity and geography using a population-based surveillance system.
  • Analyzing the measures that hospitals submit and report by perinatal region, and make recommendations based on data to continually improve the initiatives.
  • Working with the state and district staff to conduct a formal assessment and data analysis of family planning method use by public health district and conducting a statewide impact analysis of the expansion of LARC services. The goal of this is to increase access to effective family planning methods and assure access equally across the state for all women. 
  • Collaborating and engaging with community partners, hospital teams, and other stakeholders on statewide initiatives.