Monday Morning News(letter)

December 7, 2015

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It's Finals Season!

The end is near! Good luck on Finals!
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CPH OIT Help Desk Ticketing

The CPH OIT Help Desk has started using the new ticketing system, Team Dynamix. You will continue to use the same link, helpdesk.publichealth.uga.edu, to submit your helpdesk requests to CPH OIT.


Please be advised that the online web forms will have a new look and feel, but the content will be the same. In addition, the email response to your ticket request will have a new look.


This is the preferred method to submit a request for poster printing.


If you have questions, please contact CPH OIT, at cphoithelp@uga.edu.

Share your ideas with industry leaders in public health

Do you have innovative ideas on how to improve public health? Are you interested in connecting with public health professionals? Check out The Lab, an interactive Public Health experience connecting students with industry thought leaders to transform ideas and innovations into public health solutions. The Lab is powered by Public Health Innovations LLC (PHI), a company started by UGA Triple Dawg Dr. Hal King. Learn more at http://www.thelabphi.com/. While you are there, check out this blog post by HPB postdoc Dr. Carolyn Lauckner on how social media platforms like The Lab impact public health.

Meetings & Events

Gerontology Club Announcements

(1) Be a Santa to a Senior:

We are still collecting items this week. Donations can be dropped off at Hudson Hall.


Items needed: soap; shampoo; conditioner; shaving cream; cleaning supplies; gloves; hats; scarves; crossword puzzles/games books/word search puzzles; body wash; deodorant; robes; slippers; jackets; calendars; throw blankets; pet supplies


Join us for the gift wrapping party at the ACCA: Monday, 12/7 at 4pm!


(2) ACCA Holiday Tea Party

- Friday, 12/4 (12-3pm): set up the event

- Sunday, 12/6 (12-4:30pm): participate as a hostess or server


Sign up here: http://www.accaging.org/


Career Announcements

Health Manager: Head Start (Clarke County School District)

Clarke County School District seeks qualified applicants for the position of Early Head Start/Head Start Health Manager.

The Health Manager manages the health services for Early Head Start (EHS) / Head Start (HS) children birth through age four and pregnant women in the areas of medical, dental, mental, physical health, and nutrition services.

Job description, salary range, and qualifications are at http://bit.ly/1MMc4Kc.

CDC Partnership Coordinator for Dialysis/ Health Communications Specialist

Position Description:

The CDC Foundation is seeking candidates for a three-year CDC Foundation Fellowship serving as the partnership coordinator and health communications specialist for the Making Dialysis Safer for Patients Initiative (www.cdc.gov/dialysis). The Fellow will work alongside communications and scientific experts in CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. The individual will develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to engage key partners in an effort to expand implementation of CDC’s dialysis infection prevention recommendations. The Fellow will coordinate education and campaign materials for the initiative and be responsible for dialysis safety communications. This work will include expanding upon CDC’s existing dialysis educational resources for healthcare providers and patients by creating a set of interrelated materials such as print materials, videos, podcasts, pocket guides, and questions/talking points for healthcare providers and patients that can facilitate discussions on infection prevention. The Fellow will conduct promotional outreach to dialysis facilities and staff, including conducting targeted media outreach and online advertising. The Fellow will develop a dissemination plan and will evaluate the reach and impact of the communications efforts. The Fellow will provide monthly and yearly metrics reports to the CDC Foundation for the funders.

The major duties of this position include:

· Engage a technical consulting board to provide input and feedback on CDC’s communication materials and partnership strategy.

· Develop and implement a strategy to engage key dialysis partners to enhance CDC’s dialysis infection prevention impact.

· Develop a communications plan and manage communications activities associated with dialysis safety (www.cdc.gov/dialysis)

· Expand upon CDC’s existing communications and education materials for dialysis safety.

· Coordinate CDC clearance on all communications and educational materials.

· Conduct promotional outreach to dialysis facilities and staff on infection prevention.

· Coordinate with CDC media and public affairs experts to conduct targeted media outreach and online advertising.

· Leverage a variety of CDC communication channels to increase dissemination of the educational and communications materials.

· Evaluate the reach and impact of the dissemination efforts; provide a monthly and yearly metrics report to CDC Foundation for the funders.

Qualifications:

3-4 years of health communications and partnership experience. Strong writing and presentation abilities. Experience with partnership management. Previous experience in campaign development and coordination preferred. Background in infection prevention preferred. Graduate degree preferred..

Contact Name:

Katherine Bruss, Psy.D., Senior Program Officer II

Contact Location:

55 Park Place, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30303

Contact Email:

kbruss@cdcfoundation.org

Web Address:

www.cdcfoundation.org

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and cover letter to Katherine Bruss (kbruss@cdcfoundation.org) with the subject line “Dialysis Partnership Coordinator Position”

Internships/Fellowships

Student Trainee - Pathways - Bureau for Africa

USAID's Africa Bureau expects to have a limited number of paid summer 2016 Pathways Internships available in few of our overseas missions in sub-Saharan Africa. This is an excellent opportunity for outstanding students interested in pursuing careers in international development.

More information HERE.

CDC Summer 2016 internship

The Graduate Environmental Health program (GEH) is a paid ten week summer internship available for graduate students with majors or interests deemed to be in support of environmental health missions at NCEH/ATSDR. During the program interns will be assigned to projects that utilize the skills they’ve acquired through graduate studies and personal experiences. Interns will also be able to take advantage of lecture series and other opportunities offered at the CDC.


Graduates in Environmental Health: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/geh/overview.htm . Application deadline February 10, 2016

CSTE Fellowships

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist offers multiple fellowship opportunities. Please view link below to find out more information about the requirements for the fellowships and how to apply.

http://cste.site-ym.com/general/custom.asp?page=CSTEFellowships

GEMA/HS Exercise Program Intern

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) is the lead state agency for coordination of emergency and disaster response activities. The Exercise Unit within the Programs, Preparedness and Recovery Directorate within GEMA is charged with providing resources, guidance and monitoring of exercises for Local and State Emergency Services and Public Safety organizations to ensure that their personnel are better prepared to respond to and recover from an emergency or disaster.


This intern will have the opportunity to learn about the mission and scope of our state’s emergency management agency, explore career options in the public sector, apply knowledge and skills gained in the classroom in a work environment, and begin to build a network of professional contacts in Emergency Management.


To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Gary Hoy via email at: internship@gema.ga.gov

Spring Internship - American Red Cross

The American Red Cross offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate students internship opportunities at our Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in chapters across the country through our Internship Program. Interns are matched with a specific department where they work on advancing critical projects.


The overall aim of the program is to attract a pool of diverse, skilled, enthusiastic young professionals and provide them with an opportunity to build a long-term, substantive life-long relationship with the Red Cross.


The Intern, Client Casework is an unpaid internship where candidates must be enrolled in a degree program at the time of the internship. The opportunity is based in Athens, GA at our local Chapter office. We are seeking two interns for the Spring semester.


More information HERE.

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