March 22, 2021

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Academic

CPH Innovate Discussion Series: Fragmented Economics of U.S. Local Health Departments--Neglect, Panic, Repeat

Thursday, March 25

12PM

Zoom


David Bishai, MD, Ph.D., health officer, Harford County Health Department, and professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Speaker Details: Dr. Bishai is Health Officer of Harford County, Maryland, and Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He was born in Takoma Park, Maryland and after attending Harvard College received his medical degree from UC San Diego and his Masters in Public Health from UCLA. He earned a PhD from Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and later rose from assistant to full professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research and teaching focus on the economics of local health departments and their role in population health and economic prosperity. He has won several teaching awards and was elected as president of the faculty senate. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics and practices in the Emergency Department of University of Maryland St Joseph’s Medical Center in Towson, MD.

Global Health Seminar: COVID-19 and Public Health Systems in China and the US

Thursday, March 25

4PM

Zoom


Adam “Zhuo” Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy & Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia


Speaker Details: Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia (UGA), Athens, Georgia, USA. He is also a Visiting Professor in Health Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham Ningbo China. Before Dr. Chen joined UGA in 2017, he was a senior health economist with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His research interests include health economics, economics of obesity, mental health, genomics, and social determinants of health. He is a recipient of the US CDC Excellence in Social and Behavioral Science Research Award in 2013 and the Excellence in Diversity Civilian Award from the Federal Asian Pacific American Council in 2016. He has served as President of the Chinese Economists Society during 2017-2018 and President of the China Health Policy and Management Society (2016-2018).

Environmental Health Seminar: Biomarkers in Human Carcinogenesis

Friday, March 26

11:30AM

Zoom


Dr. Jia-Sheng Wang, UGA Athletic Association Professor and Head, Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia


Speaker Details: Dr. Jia-Sheng Wang currently serves as the UGA Athletic Association Professor in Public Health and the Head of the Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health. He is a recognized expert on the development and application molecular biomarkers for studying human exposure to various environmental carcinogens/toxicants and their disease linkages. His research involves chemical carcinogenesis, cancer molecular epidemiology, and toxicology. Dr. Wang received his medical diploma in 1978 and Master of Medicine in 1981 from Shanghai First Medical College, Shanghai, China. He received his Ph.D. in Pathology and Immunology from Boston University in 1994 and did his postdoctoral trainings at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986-1992 and Johns Hopkins University in 1994-1995. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters. He also served on numerous national and international scientific review panels. His current research interest focuses on using integrative–omics technologies (metagenomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, and microbiome) to study molecular mechanisms and pathways of human diseases linked to exposure to environmental toxic mixtures.

Meetings & Events

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Gene Brody Symposium

Wednesday, March 24

3PM

Live Stream


John Henry proved himself and then dropped dead…

Sherman James, Susan B. King Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Duke University


Speaker Details: The legend of John Henry tells of a post-Civil War Black man who proved himself greater than a steam powered drill, but afterwards, died from exhaustion. Whether the legend is interpreted as a tragedy, a heroic tale, or both, the story contains a sober truth for all Americans. There are many examples of African Americans who, like John Henry, overcome humble backgrounds and systemic barriers to achieve great success, but at what costs to their health? Join the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research for a conversation with Dr. Sherman James, the originator of the "John Henryism" theory to learn how the theory came about, what we have learned since he first proposed it in the early 1980's, and what outstanding questions remain. Register here.

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Job Opportunities

Student Trainee (Engineer Tech)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593882300

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Bruceton, Pennsylvania
Salary: $32,458.00 to $42,194.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0899-4
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-29
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Students, Open to the public, Veterans

Student Trainee (Biological Science)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593883100

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Bruceton, Pennsylvania
Salary: $32,458.00 to $42,194.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0499-4
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-29
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Students, Veterans, Open to the public

Student Trainee (Engineer)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593920700

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Morgantown, West Virginia
Salary: $25,734.00 to $32,384.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0899-2
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-29
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Students, Open to the public, Veterans

Student Trainee(Communications)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594039000

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: $29,582.00 to $38,455.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-1099-3
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-29
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Students, Open to the public, Veterans

Student Trainee (Admin/Office Support)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594114700

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: $33,208.00 to $43,169.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0399-4
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-29
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Students, Open to the public, Veterans

Epidemiologist

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594291700

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies - Multiple Locations
Salary: $68,112.00 to $136,791.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0601-11/13
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-19
Position Information: - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Open to the public, Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

Public Health Advisor

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/594430500

Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Hiring Organization: National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): vacancies - Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: $114,717.00 to $149,129.00 / PA
Series and Grade: GS-0685-14
Open Period: 2021-03-15 to 2021-03-28
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: Internal to an agency


Industrial Hygienist

Occupational Health Professional (Extension Professional I or II)

Job Purpose: Serving within the Research Faculty of The Institute, this position directly supports the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond. As part of the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), primarily this role provides program development and implementation in the areas of Safety, Health, and Environmental Services. EI2 Occupational Health professionals provide industrial hygiene consulting to small businesses in the state of Georgia under a grant from the Department of Labor-OSHA.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide industrial hygiene consultation to small businesses
  • Oversee jobsite assessments
  • Prepare technical reports in alignment with sponsor requirements
  • Conduct management and employee interviews
  • Formulate and administer training programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Safety or related/relevant field (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).
  • Work Experience: Professional experience directly related to job responsibilities (or equivalent combination of education and work experience).
  • Skills: This job requires a working, professional knowledge and skills in consulting small businesses in the area of industrial hygiene; course management; public speaking; outreach training; strong interpersonal and communication skills; detailed oriented; and use of office related computer applications is required.

  • Additional Information:

    Must have a means or reliable transportation as travelling up to 33% time is required. Must be physically capable of lifting 40lbs.

    To learn more about Safety, Health, and Environmental Services, visit: www.oshainfo.gatech.edu

    To learn more about the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2), visit: http://innovate.gatech.edu/


Environmental Health Seasonal Support

Job Title:

Environmental Health Seasonal Support

Position#:

10502,10503,10505,10485,10483,10482
10484,10524, 10486,10487

Department:

Environmental Health

Supervisor:

Natasha Agramonte

Location:

E.L. Richardson Health Center

Open/Closing Date:

03/12/2021-03/31/2021


To review the announcement and/or apply, please click the link: https://www.dekalbhealth.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Environmental-Health-Seasonal-Support-2021-35211.pdf

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