[CODATA - Data Science Training] The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program, 2020, USA

Felix Emeka Anyiam felixemekaanyiam at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 15:05:08 EDT 2019

The Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP) provides
on-the-job training for professionals to apply expertise in information
science, computer science, and information technology to address current
and future informatics needs. While working in CDC programs to enhance our
agency’s informatics workforce, fellows help state and local health
departments and international public health agencies solve complex public
health informatics challenges.


To be eligible for PHIFP, you must have:

A doctoral (PhD, MD, PharmD) or masters level degree from an accredited
academic institution in one of the following:

   - Public health, medicine, health care, health services research
   - Computer science, information science, information systems
   - Statistics
   - Epidemiology
   - Public health informatics or related discipline

Informatics Experience

Documented one year of informatics experience for doctoral level candidates
and three years of informatics experience for masters level candidates in
one of the following fields:

   - Public health informatics
   - Health informatics or related field
   - Information systems
   - Information science
   - Computer science
   - Information technology

Public Health Experience

Documented one year of experience for doctoral level candidates and three
years of experience for masters level candidates in one of the following

   - Public health
   - Related healthcare profession

Research Requirements

Documented experience in performing research or evaluation during or after
academic training is required. This includes publications, thesis, poster
presentations, or a research or evaluation proposal.

Relocation is required to various programs throughout CDC. Some assignments
may also occur in other locations.

   - Verify that you are not a citizen of a country designated as a state
   sponsor of terrorism per this U.S. Department of State’s website: State
   Sponsors of Terrorism
   - Non-U.S. citizens must be legal permanent residents or eligible for
   J1, TN, H-1B, or OPT-EAD (STEM Extension) visas prior to the program’s
   start date. CDC’s HRO/Immigration Office will consult with all non-U.S.
   citizen candidates to identify the most appropriate visa type for the
   fellowship appointment

For more information click:


Felix Emeka Anyiam

*Research Officer & Data Analyst/Scientist*

Centre for Health and Development

University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

Top Floor, Medical Library Building

University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Port Harcourt

River State, Nigeria.

 ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2774-7406

 Skype ID: @felix.emeka.anyiam

tel: +234 (0) 806 499 5462

email: chd at uniport.edu.ng


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