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Job Title: CDC Health Communication Fellowship
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Organization: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Posted: 3/13/2023
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: his project offers an opportunity to participate as a core member of a multi- disciplinary team focusing on outbreak response and prevention activities, a primary component of CDC’s mission. This research opportunity will allow the participant advanced experiential learning in the creation of various health and risk communication materials for a variety of audiences regarding enteric disease outbreaks. There will be opportunities to learn from experienced communicators how to quickly translate science into public-facing materials (e.g., web pages, social media) that accurately communicate risk. There will also be opportunities to learn how to develop educational graphics, data visualizations, and other key communication materials. There will be opportunities to attend branch and division meetings, educational seminars, participate in CDC-wide emergency responses, and other activities as schedules allow. The participant will have opportunities to enhance quantitative and qualitative reasoning, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills during this fellowship.

Qualifications: The qualified candidate should have received a master's degree in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing the degree with completion before May 31, 2023. Degree must have been received within the past five years.

Organization Description: A research opportunity is currently available in the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED) within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

CDC's Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch (ORPB) collaborates with epidemiologists, laboratorians, and other public health officials who investigate clusters of foodborne, waterborne, zoonotic, and other enteric (gastrointestinal) illnesses in the United States. ORPB works to ensure rapid and coordinated surveillance, detection, and response to multistate outbreaks caused by Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Listeria. The health communicators in ORPB communicate risk to the public and other partners during ongoing outbreaks and create educational materials to prevent enteric illnesses. For more information about ORPB, visit ml.

Closing Date: 6/13/2023
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Contact Name: Laura Whitlock,  CDC Health Communication Fellowship
Contact Location: 1600 CLIFTON RD. NE, ATLANTA, GA 30333

Atlanta   GA  30329
United States
Contact Location: 1600 CLIFTON RD. NE, ATLANTA, GA 30333
  Atlanta   GA  30329
  United States
Contact Phone: 4047183403 
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