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Block your calendar every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. for Tuesday interlude sessions, journal club, PHSA socials, and other events.
- MHA Internship Debriefing
- Doctoral Residency Symposium- EAD 705
- Session for Spring 2012 Practice Experience Students 3-4 PM (LIB-400)
- Journal Club
- "Writing an Abstract" Training Session 3-4 PM EAD-719
- PhD comprehensive exam will be distributed sometime this week
- Resume Review EOHS, HMAP, MHA, DrPH, PhD students
|SPH News and Events
For the Semester and School Year
MHA Internship Debriefing
Tuesday Interlude for October 11 will feature the MHA Internship Debriefing from 4:00-5:30 pm in EAD 703.
Come join us and learn about the MHA student's internship experiences and major projects conducted!
Light refreshments will be served.
Tuesday Interlude for October 18, 2011 is the SPH 1st Doctoral Symposium for the DrPH program.
It will be held from 3:00-5:30 pm in EAD 703.
Allen Applegate and Susan Jackson are the Doctoral Candidates the will be presenting their projects.
This event is open to all UNTHSC faculty, staff, and students, and public health professionals and guests!
|SPH Seminar and Grand Rounds
For the Semester and School Year
|Events & Updates
For the Semester and School Year
Activities During the Week
Internships and Fellowship Opportunities
The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship-Call for Applications
Are you a medical student looking for something different to do next year?
· Are you curious about how public health and the CDC work?
· Do you want to work with state, local and international public health partners?
· Are you interested in being ahead of the curve on prevention and accountability in health reform?
· Would you be interested in:
· investigating outbreaks of tuberculosis among the homeless, or in a prison population?
· traveling to Latin America to help set up a surveillance program for pertussis?
· assessing risk factors for birth defects using national data bases?
· being at the forefront of injury prevention research?
· participating in the response to a public health emergency?
Do you want an experience that offers an opportunity to enhance your research skills, build leadership potential, and improve your clinical acumen via a population health perspective, all by working on real-life problems?
Then consider applying to The CDC Experience!
The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship is a one-year fellowship tailored for rising 3rd- and 4th-year medical students, designed to increase the pool of physicians with a population health perspective.
Eight competitively selected fellows spend 10-12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offices in Atlanta, GA, where they carry out epidemiologic analyses in various areas of public health. Examples of previous and current areas of concentration include viral and bacterial diseases,cardiovascular health, obesity prevention, birth defects, STDs, injury prevention, and air pollution and respiratory health.
Applications for next year's fellowship class must be submitted by Friday December 2, 2011.
Health Equity and Community Engagement Research
with Marazul Charters, in consultation with MEDICC (Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba)
The research program is scheduled for the week of January 8-15, 2012. The research program will include both meetings and on-site visits, Monday-Friday.
Objectives of the research are as follows, with an emphasis on equity:
* To examine Cuba's community-oriented primary care health system, with an emphasis on maternal-child health
* To examine Cuba?s specialized programs for youth.
Full time health professionals conducting research in Cuba are allowed to do so under the US Treasury Department's general license for professional research.
Participants make arrangements directly with Marazul Charters, as we are an agency licensed to make all program and travel arrangements to/from and within Cuba (firstname.lastname@example.org or 1 800 223-5334, ext
The cost for a one-week program including roundtrip air from Miami to Havana, Cuban visa, accommodations, meals, transportation and full research program in Cuba varies, but can range from $2000 - $2600. This is in addition to the cost of a domestic flight to Miami.
For more information, please email email@example.com
| INTERHEALTH SOUTH AMERICA WINTER AND SUMMER PROGRAM IN ECUADOR
Medical students and resident physicians may wish to consider joining us next winter or summer for our Interhealth South America global health experience in Ecuador we have organized the past several years.
The program includes several components:
* Clinic and community health and medical work on both individual and group levels
* Seminar introduction to healthcare provision in South America
* Observation of primary and community healthcare institutions
* More emphasis now being placed on participation in traditional/indigenous rural health activities
* Tours of Andes Mountain and upper Amazon River basin rainforest sites demonstrating a variety of natural environments
* Formal medical Spanish language instruction.
* Interactive introduction to medical interviewing and physical examination in Spanish
* Family homestay for a portion of the time
January 29 - February 25, 2012
June 24 - July 21, 2012
The program is most appropriate for those who may prefer working in an international setting on a more group oriented rather than individual basis. Opportunities are available for both beginning Spanish speakers as well as those who have experience with the language.
We remain in Ecuador the entire time to serve in a facilitating role for students, as they work with colleagues in Ecuadorian institutions.
We would appreciate if those potentially interested are provided with information about the program. Please also feel welcome to be in communication with us at any time if you may wish further details about the work we do in Ecuador with students. Thank you very much.
Don Wedemeyer M.D.
Information is also available on a web site we maintain primarily for updating basic schedule information,
Assistant Professor in Health Promotion
The Department of Health and Kinesiology Department at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant (tenure-track) Professor in Health Promotion.
Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in health promotion and health education, conducting nationally visible research in identified specialty area(s) in collaboration with current faculty, pursuing external funding, and performing university and community related service.
Assistant Professor (tenure-track): Health Promotion
1) an earned doctorate in Community Health, Health Promotion, Public Health, Health Education, or related field (ABD with anticipated graduation of August 2012 will be considered for Assistant Professor rank. Preference will be given to candidates who have already finished their degrees); 2) demonstration of ability to teach in the areas related to health promotion and public health; 3) demonstration of a solid research agenda and capability; 4) potential for external research funding.
1) focus on substance use or health informatics; 2) experience with education and research of culturally diverse and underserved populations; 3) teaching experience in health promotion; 4) record of publications and external funding; 5) potential to collaborate with current faculty; 6) CHES or MCHES certified.
All applicants must submit by mail 1) a letter of application; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcript of terminal degree; 4) names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references; 5) one-page description of research agenda. The committee may solicit additional references or other supporting materials.
The review process starts on December 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding. The position will begin in the Fall 2012, pending budget approval.
Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire.
Send application materials via U.S. Postal Service or overnight delivery to: Dr. Sara B. Oswalt, c/o Mr. Richard Blatchley, Department of Health and Kinesiology, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249. Electronic applications should be submitted firstname.lastname@example.org.
UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Job Opportunity: PH Immunoligist Faculty Position
We are seeking applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). We are seeking candidates with a strong interest in laboratory-based research and teaching focused on immunology of human infectious diseases.
- PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in immunology, infectious disease, or microbiology with strong immunology background
- Demonstrated laboratory research creativity, independence, and productivity
- Ability to develop a strong, extramurally-funded research program
- Demonstrated effective teaching and communication skills
Salary will depend on experience and individual qualifications
Deadline to apply is Friday, December 16, 2011
The position is expected to begin July 1, 2012
To apply please self-register online at: http://esph.berkeley.edu:80/candidate/selRegister.php?i=76
Submit all the following documents in pdf format to the address below:
- Cover letter
- Detailed CV
- Statement of research objective, teaching interests ,and professional goals
- reprints of 3 relevant publications
Please send at least 3 letters of reference to:
Immunology Faculty Search Committee
c/o Teresa Liu
School of Public Health
50 University Hall
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
You may also email PDF's of the above requested materials to Teresa Liu at email@example.com or mail them to the address above.
IRON CLAD Technology Services
Job Opportunites: Industrial Hygienists
We are looking for 15 Industrial Hygienists. Positions are in Texas - 2 in Corpus Christi, 9 at Ft. Bliss and 4 at Ft. Hood. Applicants must be a legal U.S. citizen.
Conduct portions of surveys and investigations of a variety of complex industrial operations in order to identify and evaluate conditions which may be hazardous to the health of worker Investigations result in identifying very complicated and complex hazards and in recommendations for corrective procedures, or preventive measures in unconventional complex activities. The adequacy of these surveys and investigations effects the health and well-being of the workforce. Conduct studies, analyzing findings, and preparing various reports. Environmental conditions involve a variety of hazard, chemical, noise, heat, actinic rays, ionizing and non ionizing radiation, and other environmental physical agents. Assigned work includes a variety of conventional industrial shops, production areas, laboratories, confined areas, and outdoor work sites and include significant functions involved in heavy industrial operation. Responsible for entry of data into industrial hygiene surveillance system data bank and retrieval of data as required. Conducts surveys locally or at remote sites to identify and evaluate health hazards and potential health hazards. Surveys involve determining compliance with established threshold limit values (TLV), evaluating exposures, and advising on control measures and changes in work procedures or schedules to comply with the established health requirements and to provide information for evaluation purpose. Performs analysis using standard methods to determine nature and degree of toxic material present in a variety of materials, such as environmental samples, and industrial products. Determines measurements to be made and methods to be used, calibrates and adapts various kinds of equipment, such as standard spectrophotometers. air sampling trains.
· Bachelor of Science Degree in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health, toxicology, chemistry or biology directly related experience.
· Knowledge of industrial hygiene concepts: principles, and practices in planning and performing a general range of industrial investigations identifying and evaluating occupation health hazards in a wide variety of conventional industrial operations and portions of complex studies. An extensive developed knowledge of industrial hygiene concepts, principles, and practices applicable to the planning and performing a general range of industrial chemical, bacteriological investigations or to conduct portions of large and complex investigations.
· Knowledge of computer hardware and software for entry and retrieval of needed data.
· Knowledge required identifying and evaluating occupational health hazards found in a variety of industrial chemical operations where the processes are the more conventional in nature and literature on the hazards is available but requires research and modification prior to application also knowledge required to assist in more complex investigations involving a wide variety of conditions.
· Knowledge required to adapt and recommend control measures or possible approaches to the control of harmful exposure.
· Ability to investigate and evaluate working conditions in order to gain compliance with occupational health and safety standards, policies, and regulations.
· Ability to exercise tact and to be skillful in gaining the confidence and cooperation of all stakeholders.
CIH - Certified Industrial Hygienist
For more information visit www.ironcladts.com .
Job Position: Project Coordinator Mid-level Professional
MIUSA seeks a Project Coordinator with excellent international exchange, writing, outreach, networking, research, new media and advising skills to join the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange team, a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Mobility International USA.
This is a mid-level professional position that works collaboratively on national level projects with the Project Manager, Project Specialist, Information Services Specialist and Project Assistant team members. Competitive candidates will bring at least 2 - 4 years experience working in a relevant field, a passion for disability inclusion, and skills to contribute to a national-level project.
For more information click here.
MIT Joint Program on the Science & Policy of Global Change
Position Available: Communications Officer
Communication Officer will facilitate external communicaitons and manage the dissemination of public information. The successful applicant will function as a writer and editor, webmaster, and public information officer promoting the program's research and newsworthy activities.
- Bachelor's in Environmental Science, Economics, Engineering, Public Policy or related field
- Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
- Profiency with modern publishing and web-based communication tools
- US citizen or permanent resident of US
- Science journalism experience or advanced technical degree preferred
- Understanding of economic/policy analysis and/or climate science
Evaluations will begin immediately with anticipated start date of October 1, 2011.
Important Academic Dates
Deadline to submit graduation documents for Fall 2011 graduates.
Last day to drop a course with consent of the instructor or withdraw from UNTHSC .
Deadline to submit your Intent to Graduate form for Spring 2012 or Summer 2012.
December 5 - 9
Final examination schedule
Last day of term
Grades due to registrar by 5:00 PM
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