March 8, 2021

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Academic

CPH Innovate Discussion Series: Differential Association of Federal Domestic HIV Funding with HIV Death Rates, by Race/Ethnicity — United States, 1999–2017

Date: Thursday, March 11

Time: 1PM

Everyone is welcome to attend! Register at this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItcuusqTkrG9YHNN30m69yGcZLFc7njXgm


Benedict I. Truman, MD, MPH, FACPM, Associate Director for Science, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Speaker Details: Dr. Truman is the Associate Director for Science (ADS) in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). His expertise and interests include applied epidemiologic methods and research synthesis for infectious diseases, chronic diseases, preventive services guidelines, minority health and health disparities, adolescent and school health.

Meetings & Events

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Graduate Student Network

The Graduate School's Graduate Student Network is hosting a storytelling night FOR YOU! Join us March 8 at 5pm for a time of connection while sharing or listening to stories from graduate students about this month’s theme, Things in Unexpected Places... An unforeseen opportunity, an unlikely companion, a delightful surprise. ALL levels of storyteller and storylistener are welcome!


Both storytellers and storylisteners can register and find the zoom link for the event here. If you’re a veteran or a beginner storyteller, this’ll be a safe space to hone your skills and tell your tale!

If you have questions, reach out to:

Sabol Rodgers (spr50440@uga.edu) or Emily Galenbeck (emily.galenbeck@uga.edu)


What is Graduate Student Network? GSN is a coalition of graduate students working together to provide peer support and community to all graduate students at the University of Georgia. We aim to increase mental and social wellbeing of graduate students by bridging the gap from student to service, ensuring every graduate student has what they need to thrive during graduate school. We build resilient learning communities amidst the challenges of higher education and environmental stressors by fostering meaningful connections among graduate students at UGA.

Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 Graduates Eligible for Senior Signature

To participate, students are asked to make a minimum gift of $30.00. Of this gift, $20.00 goes to any fund of their choosing, and $10.00 goes to the Class Gift. All students who make a gift through Senior Signature will be recognized by having their names engraved on the Class of 2021 plaque that will be installed in Tate Plaza a few days before commencement in May. The deadline to give is March 31, 2021, and this deadline applies to May, August, and December 2021 undergraduate and graduate students

Interstride

Interstride is an online resource for UGA international and domestic students seeking jobs or internships in the United States and abroad. This career planning toolkit for all UGA students is a collaborative effort between the Graduate School, Career Services, Office of Global Engagement, and International Student Life. Interstride is the global career seeker's hub for international career opportunities, visa and immigration support, workforce integration resources, global networking and mentorship, and curated webinars and workshops. Through this platform, UGA's global-minded students have a tool to strengthen communities across Georgia and around the world through their careers. student.interstride.com/login

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Fellowships/Internships

Postdoctoral Scholar, Future Health Scenarios - Department of Health Metrics Sciences

IHME has an excellent opportunity for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join our Future Health Scenarios team. We are looking for someone ready to advance in their career in global health research. The Future Health Scenarios team forecasts GBD inputs and results (burden of more than 350 diseases and injuries and more than 80 risk factors for all GBD geographic locations) to provide policymakers, donors, researchers and the general public with the highest-quality future estimates to make decisions that improve health.

We are looking for someone ready to advance their career in global health research. As a Postdoctoral Scholar you will be a lead on your research team by contributing to research design and training and mentoring junior staff. IHME researchers analyze and produce key forecasts for their assigned research – including those on causes of death, epidemiology, demography, and a range of determinants such as education, income and climate change.

STATE OPIOID RESPONSE—HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Intern Description: The intern(s) will learn how to adhere to SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework model by assisting in building capacity in support of the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant initiatives. The SOR grant consists of 7 initiatives addressing and combatting the opioid crisis in Georgia, ranging from media campaigns, to training and partnering with law enforcement, as well as prevention efforts targeted at the state’s youth. Intern(s) will work closely with internal staff on the State Opioid Response resource toolkit for opioid abuse prevention and other duties as assigned. The SOR toolkit will be used to support the Office of Behavioral Health & Federal Grants, community provider services, and local communities across Georgia. Intern will apply public health theories for health educational materials development and research best practices for message dissemination methods. The SOR resource toolkit includes regional factsheets, com-munity presentations, and guidance on resource allocation strategies for DBHDD service providers.


How to apply?

Email resume and cover letter to Brian.Le@dbhdd.ga.gov with subject line: SOR Intern Application

For more information visit https://dbhdd.georgia.gov/sor

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