FYI--forward to interested and qualified applicants, thanks:
Jesse K Bush l Community Health Educator
Weber Morgan Health Department
477 23rd Sreet
Ogden, UT, 84401
The Utah Department of Health, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program has an opening for a Policy Analyst position.The policy analyst will work with the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, the Utah Tobacco Free Alliance, local health districts, and strategic partners to lead policy, systems and environmental change initiatives. The policy specialist will: develop, plan, implement and evaluate efforts affecting specific health policy changes related to tobacco; gather information, collect data, conduct needs assessments, perform policy analysis, develop and prepare required evaluation and other reporting documents; contact, meet, and collaborate with specific stakeholders to impact changes related to public health policy; act as a resource to expand, develop and coordinate public health programs at the state level; chair policy related work groups; provide education on tobacco issues to policy makers. The policy specialist will function under limited supervision and have considerable discretion in judgment in projects and assignments. This position resolves a variety of complex issues and performs a combination of tasks. Performs other related duties as assignedTo apply for this position please visit, http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/, job # 04208.This application is open 4/16/15-4/27/15.The Utah Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP) has an opening for a Lead LHD Liaison.This position works primarily with local health departments (LHD) and will serve as the lead LHD Liaison. This position is responsible for overseeing annual LHD contract renewals, providing support, training and technical assistance to local health departments, supervision and training of assigned staff, chairing workgroups and assisting with federal grant applications and budgets.To apply for this position please visit http://statejobs.utah.gov/jobseeker/, job # 04210.This application is open 4/16/15-4/27/15.--
We are actively searching for graduate students interested in applying their public health knowledge to the MotherWoman Community-based Perinatal Support Model© (CPSM). The CPSM is an intervention that supports communities in creating a comprehensive safety net for mothers at risk for/or experiencing perinatal depression. The CPSM aims to address barriers to care to achieve optimal mental health outcomes for mothers and families, through multi-sector collaboration in the areas of education, training, resource development, triage/referral protocols and screening.We understand that capstone projects as well as other collaborative projects are a part of student course requirements. We would like to offer students the opportunity to complete their capstone project with MotherWoman. Attached you will find a list of potential capstone projects that may be of interest to students in your program. Many of these projects can be done without being on location at our site in Western MA. We have active data sets and are eager to partner with students even when they are unable to be at our physical site. Additionally, we are open to suggestions for additional capstone projects that are applicable to the CPSM or that address perinatal depression. Attached you will find the 2014 RFP we released to engage communities to participate in the CPSM. The RFP is to be used as an introduction to the CPSM.In completing your capstone project with us you will be able to:
- Complete 120-300 hours public health experience
- Apply and test public health concepts and theories in practice settings
- Implement one or more of the ten essential services of public health
- Utilize problem-solving skills to assess and analyze public health issues
- Propose and, to the extent possible, implement effective intervention strategies
- Justify the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork to address public health problems
- Learn to function successfully as a public health professional in a work setting
Please submit a one-page proposal on how you envision completing this project, your resume/CV, and at least two references from a professor or academic advisor. For more information or to submit a proposal email firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout MotherWoman:MotherWoman builds a culture of support for mothers and families by:
- Training community leaders and professional who facilitate groups to support and empower mothers to become strong and resilient leaders.
- Training medical, mental health and social service professionals about the need for integrated support for maternal emotional health.
- Using our nationally recognized Community-based Perinatal Support Model to develop regional multi-disciplinary coalitions.
- Working with partner organizations to educate parents and caregivers on policies that impact families.Looking forward to hearing from you,Liz----Liz FriedmanProgram DirectorFounder of the Postpartum Support InitiativeMotherWoman, Inc.
MotherWoman supports and empowers mothersto create positive personal and social changefor ourselves, our families, our communities and the world.
Rod HamsonPresident801.746.SAFE (7233) ext. 301801.440.9310 (cell)
The Thrasher Research Fund fulfills Christ's special admonition to care for children by providing grants for research that will improve child health worldwide. The Fund's Research Managers interface with grantees interested in receiving funding, manage applications through the Fund's external peer review process and provide oversight on funded projects. The Fund maintains a lean staff, which requires the Research Managers to adapt to additional responsibilities outside their primary job description, such as marketing, website maintenance, budgets and multimedia content creation. The Fund's proximal customers are scientists and physicians seeking research funding, peer reviewers, and members of the Fund's Scientific Advisory and Executive Committees. These customers expect the Research Managers to be well-trained in research methodology, to be familiar with the large spectrum of pediatric health challenges and corresponding research priorities, to help find solutions to problems that arise in the design or conduct of research, and to be proficient at grant management. The customers appreciate the efficient, transparent and timely communication for which the Fund has developed an excellent reputation.
Master's degree or higher in a health-related field Demonstrated experience with medical research design and ability to evaluate weakness in designs Understanding of children's health issues and relevant research priorities Effective verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to productively interact with researchers from a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds Availability to travel for domestic and international site visits Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to fill new roles in the team structure A working knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistics
· 30% Supervise an assigned number of current research projects. Stay informed of research and financial progress, conduct site visits, troubleshoot problems to adapt research design to changing environments.
· 30% Oversee each assigned project through the review process. Identify reviewers, interact with investigators, summarize opportunities, strengths and weakness of applications for the Advisory and Executive Committees.
· 15% Participate in the initial stages of review of a project. Screen Concept Papers for the Fund's Committees.
· 15% Represent the Thrasher Research Fund to prospective grantees. Field inquires about the Fund and proposed studies' general "fit' to the Fund. Participate in outreach efforts including site visits to meet and direct prospective grantees.
· 10% Supervise the completion of special projects as assigned. Examples include production of a Biennial Report, website maintenance, strategic planning, monitoring of policies and procedures, overseeing fund budgets, and planning outreach events at medical conferences.
Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
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