Monday Morning News(letter)

April 27, 2020

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Virtual Poster Session


Join us for a two day event by visiting the College's Kaltura Channel, where each MPH Capstone student has prepared a five minute poster showcase. Feel free to visit any student's room, leave comments, and invite others!





The Kaltura channel is accessible to anyone, no password necessary! Simply click the link below, or cut/paste to your preferred web browser.

Course Announcements

EPID 7010E

Summer, Short Session 1 (June 5- July1)

Dr. Jessica Knight. CRN - 66012

Email with questions.

HPAM 3750/7100

Summer, Thru Session, 3 Credit hours

Dr. Grace Bagwell Adams

Email 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

Leveraging LinkedIn

Tuesday April 28, 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST

Online via Zoom, Registration required:

With millions of users worldwide in diverse career domains, LinkedIn has become a critical job search tool for professionals in every field. Especially during this chaotic era of working - and networking - virtually, LinkedIn is a pivotal resource for career research and exploration. Join us to learn more about how graduate students can leverage this platform for networking, personal branding, and job search planning!

Presented by Andrew Crain, Director of Experiential Professional Development (xPD) in the UGA Graduate School.

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:

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.


Fellowships, Student Programs, and Learning Opportunities

The Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (DSEPD) manages experiential service and learning programs that provide unique opportunities while preparing the current and future public health workforce. Participants learn at CDC and in public health agencies across the U.S. and abroad.

See attachment below for more information.

Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health Performance Measurement and Evaluation

The Office of Epidemiology and Research (OER) in the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is seeking applicants for a Fellowship in Maternal and Child Health Performance Measurement and Evaluation. Application materials are available here: The application deadline is 6/3/2020; applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Please send questions to with the reference code HHS-HRSA-2020-0101 in your email.

Job Opportunities

Careers At The CDC Foundation

At a time when the world faces a growing number of public health challenges, from infectious to chronic diseases, the CDC Foundation has a very real opportunity to make a difference. The CDC Foundation is a nonprofit that helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives throughout the world. We combine philanthropic and private resources with CDC’s world-class scientific expertise and the CDC Foundation’s speed and flexibility to create innovative, high-impact programs and breakthrough collaborations.

We realize our success depends on our most valuable resource—our staff. The CDC Foundation looks for committed, talented professionals willing to engage in the complex work of protecting the public’s health. We value diversity of talent, ideas and backgrounds. Our staff works with CDC and partners to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex health challenges.

Different Ways to Work with the CDC Foundation:
CDC Foundation staff members manage and raise funds to support hundreds of programs, facilitate partnerships and lead the day-to-day operations of the organization—we recruit staff who are experts in program management, fundraising, population health, communications, finance, technology and more. We also manage field employees who work with CDC to help implement programs, work in labs or conduct research.

Search open positions, apply online or check the status of your application.

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