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‘Career Options: Global Health’

VECD Fogarty Global Health Fellowship

Aug. 30, 2017—Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke (VECD) is one of six consortia that comprise the Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, which replaced the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows (FICRS-F) Program in 2012. This purpose of the program is to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S....

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Postdoc opportunity: The GSK Future Leaders Program, DC Metro Area

May. 8, 2017—The GSK Future Leaders Program This program is geared towards recent graduates (early career) who are interested in vaccines (no prior experience required).GSK offers around 18 different tracks within the FLP program in the US, including Business Consulting, Commercial Management, Communication and Government Affairs, Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, Pharma R&D, etc.  Requirements: Less than 2 years of post-graduate experience....

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Job Opportunity: Health Education and Prevention Team Lead, Prevention, Heart and CARES, Inc

Feb. 13, 2017—POSITION:                   Health Education and Prevention Team Lead DEPARTMENT:            Prevention REPORTS TO:              Executive Director STATUS:                      Salaried, exempt SUPERVISION:            2-3 direct reports   WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR Heartland CARES (HCI) is seeking a compassionate, energetic, and organized individual to rebuild the education and prevention program for the only HIV service organization in western Kentucky. This position...

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Laboratory Leadership Service fellowship with the CDC

Feb. 7, 2017—The CDC's Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellowship program prepares early-career laboratory scientists to become future public health laboratory leaders. LLS focuses on developing laboratory scientists who integrate safety and quality as principal elements in all of in their work, which is vital to protecting the public's health, safety, and security. A two-year competency-based service learning program,...

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Fellowship opportunities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

May. 4, 2016—So you want to work at the CDC? Check out their website of training opportunities: http://www.cdc.gov/Fellowships/ Featured opportunities include: Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program  2-year training program in the application of computer science, information science, and technology related to public health Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)  2-year program of training and service in applied epidemiology CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology...

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2016 National Public Health Week is April 4-8

Mar. 25, 2016—The week of April 4-8 is National Public Health Week and for the first time, the Vanderbilt MPH Program is hosting several events to celebrate.

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Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Fellows Program 2015 applications open

Aug. 12, 2015—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) is now accepting applications for the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Consortium for Global Health Fellows, 2016-17 cohort.  This outstanding program offers a year-abroad opportunity to develop research skills in a global health research setting.  Details are in the text and links below; the application deadline is November 1, 2015.  We and other VIGH faculty and staff members are eager to...

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CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) recruiting new class of officers

May. 28, 2015—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is now recruiting for the next class of EIS officers. The application period is open through August 17, 2015. EIS is a 2-year fellowship in applied epidemiology that offers a unique combination of on-the-job-learning and service. EIS officers, often called CDC’s “disease detectives,” conduct...

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Virtual Student Foreign Service

Jun. 30, 2014—To see the original information on the US Department of State site, please follow this link.  The Virtual Student Foreign Service is part of a growing effort by the State Department to harness technology and a commitment to global service among young people to facilitate new forms of diplomatic engagement. Working from college and university...

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2013 Career Symposium presentations are now posted online

Oct. 23, 2013—If you missed the 2013 BRET Career Symposium, Influencing Human Health with Your PhD Degree, the presentations are now available to view online at https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/career-symposium2013/agenda. You can view the presentations by clicking on the speaker name. The Symposium speakers addressed careers ranging from global health to drug development, and they included: Linda Distlerath, Senior Counselor, Worldwide...

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