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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 25, 2000
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      > that's right - i'm BACK!
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Sleet, David [SMTP:dds6@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2000 12:02 PM
      > To: CDC-HEALTHED@...
      > Subject: FW: CDC Fellowship
      >
      > > FYI Circulate as needed:
      > >
      > > David Sleet, Ph.D.
      > > Assoc Dir Science
      > > CDC/DUIP
      > 770 488 4699
      >
      >
      > > Job Title: Research Assistant, Guide to
      > > Community Preventive Services
      > > U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
      > > Prevention
      > > Job Type:
      > > Fellowship
      > > Classification:
      > > Public Health - General
      > > Federal Government
      > >
      > > Job Location (State):
      > > Georgia
      > > Job Location (City):
      > > Atlanta
      > > Job Location (Country):
      > > USA
      > > Compensation:
      > > Depending on qualifications, $33,000 -
      > $40,000
      > > per year
      > >
      > >
      > > Position Description:
      > > Under the auspices of the U.S. Public Health Service, the
      > > 15-member,independent Task Force on Community Preventive
      > > Services launched the development of the Guide to Community Preventive
      > > Services in August, 1996. The Guide will summarize
      > > what is known about the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of
      > > population-based interventions for prevention and control,
      > > provide recommendations on these interventions and methods for their
      > > delivery based on the evidence, and identify a
      > > prevention research agenda. Methods have been developed to identify,
      > > assess, and summarize a body of evidence on
      > > effectiveness, harms, cost-effectiveness and generalizability for
      > > population-based interventions, and to translate that information
      > > into evidence-based recommendations. The chapter for which a fellow is
      > > sought focuses on Violence Prevention; however, the
      > > position does not require subject expertise.
      > >
      > > The purpose of this fellowship is to afford qualified individuals the
      > > opportunity to gain experience in the development and use of
      > > evidenced based systematic reviews of public health interventions. The
      > > activities and responsibilities fellows will be expected to
      > > perform include:
      > >
      > > assistance in the development / enhancement of literature search
      > > strategies/terms
      > > locating and screening supporting articles
      > > reviewing articles using Guide-specific abstraction form
      > > collecting, tracking and distributing articles to outside reviewers
      > > collecting and managing completed reviews
      > > assistance in negotiating / developing consensus among reviewers and
      > work
      > > group
      > > interaction with coordinating work group members, chapter consultants,
      > > task force members and chapter coordinating
      > > scientists in the development of each chapter
      > >
      > > Depending on the qualifications, success in performing tasks noted above
      > > and interest, participants may also gain experience in:
      > >
      > > 0 development of evidence tables and computing effect measures based on
      > > information gathered through the article review
      > > process.
      > > 0 presentations to Federal and non-Federal groups regarding the
      > > methodologic process of review employed in the Guide
      > > 0 instruction in the use of review tools such as search strategies and
      > > abstraction forms
      > >
      > > The coordinating scientist within the Guide Activity staff will work
      > with
      > > the fellow, providing technical guidance and mentoring
      > > the processes of the Guide as well as the policies and perspectives
      > > driving such within the public health community which will
      > > aid in the participants' understanding of initiatives such as the Guide
      > > (e.g. Healthy People 2000 and 2010, Clinical Guide to
      > > Preventive Services) and the practical utility of such in public health
      > > practice.
      > >
      > > Qualifications:
      > >
      > > Successful applicants should have exceptional organizational skills and
      > > possess a thorough understanding of:
      > >
      > > 0 basic epidemiologic and behavioral science principles and methods
      > > 0 public health practice
      > >
      > > and experience in performing:
      > >
      > > 0 literature searches and/or reviews including classification of
      > articles
      > > 0 projects involving summarization and/or analysis of public health
      > > literature
      > > 0 projects involving collaboration and coordination within time
      > restraints
      > > 0 projects involving multi-tasking
      > >
      > > Although not required, familiarity and/or expertise is desired in
      > > utilizing word processing, data management, and statistical
      > > software such as:
      > >
      > > ? Word Perfect
      > > ? Epi info
      > > ? Reference manager
      > > ? SAS
      > > ? SUDAAN
      > >
      > > Organization Description:
      > > Guide to Community Preventive Services Activity
      > > Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods
      > > Epidemiology Program Office, MS K73
      > > Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      > > 4770 Buford Highway, N.E.
      > > Atlanta, Ga. 30341
      > >
      > > Closing Date: 01/28/00
      > > Desired Starting Date:
      > > ASAP
      > >
      > > Job Contact Information
      > >
      > > Organization Name:
      > > U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
      > Prevention
      > > Contact Name:
      > > Robert A. Hahn, Ph.D., M.P.H.
      > > Contact Title:
      > > Coordinating Scientist
      > > Address:
      > > Guide to Community Preventive Services
      > > Activity, DPRAM, EPO,CDC
      > > 4770 Buford Highway
      > > City:
      > > Atlanta,
      > > State:
      > > Georgia
      > > Zip:
      > > 30341
      > > Country:
      > > USA
      > > Contact Phone:
      > > 770-488-8293 Ext:
      > > FAX:
      > > 770-488-8462
      > > E-Mail:
      > > rah1@...
      > > Web Address:
      > > http://web.health.gov/communityguide
      > > How to Apply:
      > > First, fax updated cv/resume and references to Robert Hahn
      > (770-488-8462).
      > > Those selected for interview will be given
      > > further instructions. If you have questions, please email Robert Hahn
      > > (rah1@...).
      > >
      > >
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