CDC-Hubert Global Public Health Fellowship

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Description

The year-long fellowship starts in July and is divided into three phases (fellowship experiences may very):

Phase 1: Fellows complete fellowship activities while attending school

  • Complete assignments and readings related to their field assignment
  • Regularly communicate with supervisors
  • Complete online courses
  • Attend a 4-day orientation in January in Atlanta, GA (may occur in the third phase for fellows on their field assignment)

Phase 2: Fellows travel to their field assignment in a developing country

  • Conduct fieldwork under the mentorship of a supervisor
  • Complete a mid-project report
Phase 3: Fellows return to school after their field assignment and complete the fellowship
  • Complete a final report
  • Complete an evaluation

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Fellows will have access to an interdisciplinary cadre of epidemiologists which vary in their professional training, includeing veterinarians.

Educational Resources

The following textbooks are provided to the fellows:
  • Field Epidemiology, 3rd Ed., Michael Gregg
  • Intuitive Biostatistics, Harvey Motulsky
  • Outbreak Investigations around the World, Mark Dworkin

Responsibilities

  • All students are expected to attend the 4-day fellowship orientation at CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, GA unless they are out of the country working on their project.
  • Responsibilities of the student are project specific.
  • In general, students collect, aggregate and analyze data associated with their projects.
  • They are also responsible for submitting a mid-project and final report as well as an evaluation of their experience.

Student Supervision

Students will work directly with CDC supervisors. They will have weekly meetings and the supervisor advises and mentors the fellow. The supervisor will have one of the following credentials: MD, PhD, DVM and/or MPH. Access to supervisors, including veterinary supervisors, varies by project.

Housing

Fellows are provided with a $4000 stipend to cover costs associated with the experience, including housing. Fellows work with supervisor to secure local housing in-country.

Practice Information

CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship
1600 Clifton Road, MS E92
 Atlanta, GA 30033

Ph: 404-498-6148

Email: HubertFellowship [at] cdcfountation [dot] org
Web: www.cdc.gov/hubertfellowship

Posted: 02/13/13
Signature On File: Brian Graaf, Program Coordinator, CDC-Hubert Global Health Fellowship