An opportunity is available in the Prevention Branch of the Division of Vial Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Prevention Branch's mission is to lead, supp support, and enhance outcomes research to addr address important gaps in knowledge and info inform viral hepatitis programs in the Unit United States. Currently the Branch is lead leading the development of national guidance for for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) testing of adul adults.
Under the guidance of senior epidemiologists an and medical officers, the participant will re receive training on using GRADE (Grading of Re Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Ev Evaluation) to assess the quality of ev evidence for HCV testing among adult po populations. Projects and activities may in include:
1.Systematic literature reviews, including published and non-published data, to compile the body the body of evidence for scre body the body of evidence for screening for HCV infection infection among adult po infection infection among adult populations
2.Critically assessing the quality of eviden evidence and abstracting relevant data relate related to HCV screening among adult popula populations, which will inform national guidan guidance
3.Dissemination of information through wor working documents, scientific presentations and and publications.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-rel related benefits.