Epidemiology-Population Health/Analysis (MPH/MS)
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at https://www.zintellect.com. To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit www.zintellect.com/. One ORISE research opportunity is available with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, located in Portsmouth, VA. This appointment is a twelve month research appointment with the option to be renewed for additional appointment terms. U.S. Citizenship is Required. This appointment includes, but is not limited to, the following. Participants will assist the Health Analysis Department in querying and analyzing MHS clinical data, interpreting the data, and documenting trends to share findings to provide valuable insights on a variety of topics regarding specific populations, conditions, procedures and populations. The ORISE Epidemiologists will have direct access to the most comprehensive clinical databases in the Military Health System (MHS) to provide clinical health analysis and consultative support to improve clinical outcomes and processes, ensure mission readiness, and evaluate and identify programs and services across Navy and Marine Corps and MHS. SAS 9.4 will be used for data management and analysis on a daily basis. Microsoft Office products will also be used on a regular basis to develop reports and briefs. Project topics will include clinical performance measurement to change clinical processes and improve patient outcomes and reduce costs, which may be done through clinical health analysis, epidemiologic and evidence-based methods, and process improvements. Focus will also be on access and quality of care. HA’s products drive more effective health care standards and practices to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs for the customers. Participants will do research with a team of experts, including preventive medicine physicians, clinical epidemiologists, biostatisticians, nurses with clinical management experience, cancer registrars and project managers. Candidates should have completed a MS in Public Health or Epidemiology. U.S. Citizenships is Required. This ORISE opportunity is scheduled to be a twelve month appointment; the renewal or continuation of the research appointment is contingent upon facility approval and upon the continued availability of funds. Renewals are offered up to one year at a time, for a total of up to five years of research participation. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Portsmouth, VA
  • Opportunity Type: Health Care
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 11/26/2018

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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