Externship: Internal Medicine Practice

We are recruiting for a part time position near GW for an MPH student to gain first hand medical experience in an Internal Medicine practice near Foggy Bottom. Our externship allows students who are interested in a Healthcare career to gain first hand experience in triaging patients, taking medical histories, perform and interpret EKGs, triage patients and organize medical records.  This externship has been highly successful over the last 37 years.  Student must be available 3 uninterrupted days per week and be able to make a 1 year commitment.  Applicants interested should email resume to

Postdoc Fellowship: Passive Sensing Data Analytics and Behavioral Medicine at Northwestern

Applicants sought for postdoc fellowship in Passive Sensing Data Analytics and Behavioral Medicine at Northwestern 
Northwestern is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Passive Sensing Data Analytics and Behavioral Medicine.  The Spring Lab, HABits Lab, and Behavioral Medicine Division in Northwestern’s Department of Preventive Medicine seeks one or two postdoctoral fellows with a strong interest and competency in some combination of the following areas related to wearable sensors and mHealth:
·       ECG/PPG/IMU data analytics
·       Traditional statistics background (Chi-square tests, ANOVAs, Regressions)
·       Signal processing/Machine learning
·       Mobile health interventions including wearable sensor
·       NoSQL Database Development/Management/Setup
Initial focus will be on studying the use of cutting edge flexible wearable sensors in pregnant women, participants with obesity, and post-quit smokers.
The Center provides a unique, intellectually vibrant scientific home for researchers and clinician scientists who develop, implement and evaluate technology-supported behavioral interventions to promote health. The Spring Lab designs and optimizes innovative technology-supported interventions that catalyze healthy behavior change. The HABits Lab is a unique passive sensing data analytic lab located in the Preventive Medicine Department with the goal of bridging research between Computer Science and Behavioral Medicine.
The surrounding community supports a full spectrum of translational research and implementation. In addition to behavioral scientists, computer scientists and physicians, the Department’s  faculty include 20 biostatisticians as well as world class experts in epidemiology, nutrition, and public health.  Several ongoing clinical trials aim to develop or test the effectiveness of technology-enhanced interventions to promote health behavior change.
The primary objective of the fellowship is to prepare the individual for a career that bridges between behavioral medicine or health promotion research and computer science research. The fellow will work on ongoing clinical trials, have access to data sets for publications, receive mentorship in grant writing and publication, participate in providing academic and clinical mentorship of graduate students and research staff, and be afforded career development opportunities through Northwestern University.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or ABD) in computer science, computer engineering or a field related to data analytics of wearable sensors, and excellent skills in programming, communication, and writing. Minority applicants are encouraged. Appointment is for one year, with possible extension to two years, contingent on first-year performance. Salary and benefits are competitive.
To apply, please send CV and statement of interests to Bonnie Spring, Ph.D. and Nabil Alshurafa, Ph.D., c/o Alejandra Povedano, Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N. Lakeshore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL  60611, or to alejandra.povedano@northwestern.edu.

Analyst, Maternal and Child Health: ASTHO

Location: Arlington, VA

Summary: Develops and supports project deliverables for federally-funded projects in maternal and child health. Serves as support staff for the Breastfeeding Learning Community and Increasing Access to Contraception Learning Community, and functions across the organization and national partners on issues relating to maternal and child health and cross-cutting projects (e.g. access to care, immunization, Zika, etc).

http://www.astho.org/Jobs/Job-Postings/Analyst-Maternal-and-Child-Health/ 

NASHP PROJECT DIRECTOR

The National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) seeks an experienced project director to manage federal and foundation supported projects on child health, including children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), and the role of Medicaid, public health, education, mental health and other programs and child-serving systems.  Must have in-depth knowledge of child health policy at the state and national levels; demonstrated experience in developing and managing projects in support of state health officials; ability to work well with external partners to carryout project activities; and excellent writing, critical thinking and analytical skills for a national and state policymaker audience. The successful candidate will need to be adept at working with a team that is in different office locations, supervising and overseeing the work of other NASHP staff, and a strong team player. This position is part of the Child and Family Health Team at NASHP, reports to the senior program director for child and family health, and will be located in NASHP’s Washington, DC office. More information and to apply.

Various Positions: Mather LifeWays

DIRECTOR OF SALES

Here’s an exciting sales opportunity in the Tysons, Virginia, area: We’re hiring a Director of Sales for a new sales office for our proposed Life Plan Community. You’ll lead a team of professionals, with strong support from Mather LifeWays.  Your leadership will be a crucial component in the initial success of this community. The Mather will have 300 luxury residences for those age 62 and better and is forecast to open in 2022.

Your main duties will include:

  • manage the pre-sales and sales process
  • educate prospects, secure deposits and move-ins and achieve sales goals
  • lead, coach and inspire the sales team to achieve sales goals
  • ensure all inquiries, depositors, and new residents receive extraordinary customer service

We offer competitive salary/incentives and full benefits. This is your opportunity to truly impact the Life Plan industry and be a part of a project that is sure to impact the community. Join Mather LifeWays and make a difference in the lives of older adults!

SALES REPRESENTATIVE (Residency Advisor)

Join us as a self-starting Residency Advisor/Sales Representative for an exciting opportunity in the Tysons, Virginia, area. Mather LifeWays is building a new sales team to fill our proposed Life Plan Community with 300 luxury residences for those age 62 and better. Your main duties will include:

  • supporting the pre-sales and sales effort
  • educating prospects on the attributes of the Mather LifeWays Life Plan Community
  • securing deposits and move-ins to help meet or exceed sales goals
  • ensuring all inquiries, depositors, and new residents receive extraordinary customer service

We offer competitive salary/incentives and full benefits. Join Mather LifeWays to combine your sales expertise with the opportunity to also make an impact in the lives of older adults!

SALES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Help us set up a brand new sales office for a proposed Life Plan Community in Tysons, Virginia. We’re seeking a Sales Administrative Assistant for a new sales office. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to oversee office management, provide administrative support, create unique customer experiences and have the opportunity to impact and learn sales processes.   The community will have 300 high-end residences for those age 62 and better, forecast to open in 2022. Your main duties will include:

  • providing office/administrative support to the sales team in the pre-sales and sales effort
  • creating unique and consistent exceptional customer experiences.
  • planning and coordinating events
  • maintaining a sales tracking database system
  • ensuring all inquiries, depositors, and new residents receive extraordinary customer service

We offer competitive salary/incentives and full benefits. Join Mather LifeWays and make a difference in the lives of older adults!

FDA Public Health Policy and Regulatory Research Fellowship

FDA Public Health Policy and Regulatory Research Fellowship

The Office of Public Health Strategy and Analysis (OPHSA) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
is searching for a qualified and motivated public health professional to join its Public Health Policy and
Regulatory Research fellowship program. The program goals are to work on projects of public health
importance and advance both the Fellow’s skill set and OPHSA mission.
About the FDA and OPHSA: FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through
regulation of a wide range of products including medical products, food and tobacco. OPHSA is located
in the Office of Policy, Planning, Legislation, and Analysis, in the Office of the Commissioner. OPHSA
serves as a resource to the Agency for quantitative and qualitative research and analysis on emerging
issues and for advancing work on priority public health initiatives. OPHSA does this through its work on
initiatives such as opioids, drug pricing, and transparency, as well as by developing and executing
research to link agency activities and outputs to public health outcomes.
About the Fellowship and Projects: The Fellow may be responsible for two to four primary projects
related to public health policy and research. Potential projects include research and analysis of: 1) FDA
approved first generic drugs; 2) synthetic opioid epidemic; 3) data from National Poison Control Centers;
and 4) FDA’s contributions to US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
The Fellow will be the primary person responsible for the project(s) and will be expected to meet all
deadlines and communicate with FDA mentors/advisors and other team members about the progress of
the project as well as any other related issues.
While at the FDA, the Fellow will have additional learning opportunities including: attending high-level
policy and planning meetings with the Associate and Deputy Associate Commissioners, Center Directors
and the FDA Commissioner; exposure to other OPHSA work and the opportunity to learn from various
active projects; and the opportunity to explore the FDA beyond OPHSA.
Minimum education and experience requirements:
1. A public health related masters or doctorate degree from an accredited institution (or expected
within a year): Such as RN, PA, MD, PharmD, PhD, MPH or other similar disciplines.
2. Individuals who have completed a clinical residency program are encouraged to apply.
3. Experience conducting quantitative research (primary data collection, secondary analysis,
mathematical modeling, etc.) is highly desired.
4. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Selection process:
1. The application packet will include the following:
a. Resume or CV with maximum one-page cover letter highlighting candidate’s interests in
the fellowship, relevant experiences, and dates available
b. Two writing samples – technical, research, or policy oriented
c. Two professional letters of recommendation
d. Transcripts of qualifying degree(s) (unofficial transcripts acceptable)

2. An interview with OPHSA staff, to be held via phone or in-person (if applicant in Washington
DC area).
3. Deadline for application is July 15, 2018 but applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
Early submission of applications is strongly encouraged. A selection may be made at any timeduring the review process but no later than August 1st
.

Logistics:
1. This is a 12-month fellowship program. Fellowship starts on September 1st, 2018 and ends on August 30th, 2019. Extensions are not guaranteed and may only be considered depending on
funding availability.
2. The position is based on FDA’s main campus in Silver Spring, MD.
3. Any fellowship offer is contingent on successful completion of FDA’s required security clearance
(fingerprints and background check) and satisfactory assessment for conflicts of interest.
Salary and benefits: A competitive stipend, based on FDA criteria for post-doctoral stipends and 3 days
per month for personal use such as vacation or illness. Stipend may include funding for health insurance.
FDA cannot provide moving or other travel-related expenses.
Other: OPHSA does not sponsor visas for international students or visiting scientists as part of this
fellowship program. Candidates who are not US citizens or do not hold permanent residency status must
have resided in the US for 3 of the last 5 years.
Inquiries, application submission and deadline: Application deadline is 7/15/2018. Please submit inquiries
and application materials to Harinder Chahal at OPHSAFellows@fda.hhs.gov. Cover letter, resume/CV,
transcripts, and writing sample must be submitted in a single email, in .doc or .pdf format. The letters of
recommendation may be submitted by the candidate as a part of the application package or directly by the
recommender.

Community Health Planner: Virginia Dept of Health

This role will encompass and expand some of the work that we have started to build in the last year with Safe Routes to School and Complete Streets policies in the City of Richmond.

We are eager to find a great candidate that is passionate about physical activity, built environment public health and urban planning, as well as, working collaboratively across many community partnerships.

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/110607

Research Assistant: Department of Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

Research Assistant: Position available immediately

Position Description: We have a unique opportunity for a current or graduating MPH student to work with a team of public health lawyers within the Department of Health Policy and Management. Overall, we focus on legal and policy aspects of health system changes, examining how they impact various public health programs and issues. Currently, our portfolio of funders includes federal and state agencies, health care foundations, non-profit patient advocacy groups, and health care coalitions. We work on a broad range of public health and prevention issues, including HIV, heart disease and stroke, mental health and substance use disorder services, prevention and public health funding, and community prevention of asthma. We also do a significant amount of work on Medicare and Medicaid, as well as new payment and service delivery models.

This is an hourly paid position. We are looking for someone who can work at least 30 hours per week and who would commit to working with us through the summer (with continuation possible, contingent on funding and performance).

Requirements:

· A student enrolled in the MPH program (or another graduate
program in the school of public health), or graduating now;

· Demonstrated interest in health care policy and health law issues;

· Excellent research, writing and editing skills;

· Strong project management skills and ability to manage complex workload;

· Excellent communication, analytic and organizational skills;

· Sharp attention to detail and capacity to deliver quality work
product within tight deadlines;

· Self-starter, with ability to work independently and as a
member of a team.

Compensation: hourly, dependent on experience.

How to Apply: Please email a resume, a recent writing sample, and
contact info for two references (including at least one GW professor)
to Naomi Seiler at nseiler@gwu.edu