Monday Morning News(letter)

May 11, 2020

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Course Announcements

EPID 7010E

Summer, Short Session 1 (June 5- July1)

Dr. Jessica Knight. CRN - 66012

Email scervin@uga.edu with questions.

HPAM 3750/7100

Summer, Thru Session, 3 Credit hours

Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams

Email gbagwell@uga.edu with questions.


Course Overview:

Contact Tracing & COVID-19: Special Problems in Health Policy &

Management (HPAM 3570 for undergraduate credit; HPAM 7100 for

graduate credit) is a new course being offered this summer in the

College of Public Health. All aspects of the course will be online, taught

through virtual seminars and an experiential learning project. Course

material will include an overview of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, more

commonly known as COVID-19, the public health approach to the

pandemic, and public health surveillance methods.After completing

the course, students have a skill set in conducting contact tracing for

the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Meetings & Events

Career Events/Resources for Graduate Students

Navigating Disruption: Adapting Your Job Search in the Era of COVID-19

Tuesday May 12, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Online via Zoom, Registration required: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VV-38_ZDQjervy0494sQHg

Are you a graduate student who is currently on the job market? Has your search been upended by the pandemic? Never fear! There are many ways you can make forward progress on both your job search and your career exploration during this chaotic time. During this session we will discuss general changes in the job market in the era of COVID-19, as well as tips and resources for you to maintain forward progress. We will also focus on alternate strategies for resume-building during the COVID-19 era and will be sure to save plenty of time for student Q&A so that all of your questions get addressed.

This session will be co-facilitated by Andrew Crain, Director of Experiential Professional Development (xPD) in the UGA Graduate School and Ryan Carty, University Talent Scout (Business) at Facebook.

PublicHealthJobs.org: Virtual Career Fair

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

May 15


ASPPH is hosting the Public Health Jobs Virtual Career Fair on Friday, May 15 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Interact in real time via live chat sessions and meet top-notch employers seeking candidates with public health degrees.


• Registration is free for job-seekers

• Registration is limited to students and alumni of ASPPH member institutions and Undergraduate Network institutions

• Research employers in advance

• Connect with more employers without travel expenses

• Have in-depth conversations with recruiters in group and one-on-one chats (video optional)

• Upload your resume for employers


Register here: https://www.careereco.com/events/ASPPH


Internships/Fellowships

Fall 2020-Spring 2021 Internship Opportunity

Looking for a Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 MPH Internship?

Are you interested in serving rural and underserved populations?

Washington County Regional Medical Center is looking for one or two students in the upcoming semesters to work on an ongoing project that pulls data from their electronic medical record system’s database to be displayed in a dashboard that gives both executives and clinical staff access to real time data. You and the agency will use the system to pull financial data, census data, referral patterns and trends to help support individuals living in rural and underserved areas. You will be in charge of verifying the data on the dashboard against known values and evaluating the usefulness of certain data. Most importantly, you will serve as a key liaison between the developers and the hospital.

This internship has the possibility of remote work, a small stipend, and housing.

Please contact Practice Coordinator, Jacquelyn Hughes at Jacquelyn.hughes@uga.edu for more information.

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