Emory University Public Health Program Asc in atlanta, Georgia



  • Under limited supervision, uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges.

  • Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research.

  • Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions.

  • May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues.

  • May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards.

  • Assists with data collection and data analysis.

  • Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.

  • May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives.

  • May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education, or a master's in development practice from an accredited school.


  • Experience working with indigent populations, interest in the Mental Health field


  • Emergency departments serve a critical role as a safety net for the uninsured and medically disenfranchised.

  • Patients with mental disorders are among the highest users of emergency department services; and after discharge, fewer than half of these patients successfully transition to outpatient care.

  • The current project seeks to improve successful transition from the ED to the local mental health center, engage patients in their mental health care, and assist in overcoming barriers to their care.

Please note: This project is a multi-year, multi-site endeavor with collaborators in South Carolina.

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Job Number 15467

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Health Policy and Mngmnt

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322