Public Health Program Associate

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Behav/Soc/Health Educ Sci
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
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Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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This position is in the Department of Behavioral, Social and Health Education  Sciences in the Rollins School of Public Health.The Emory Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network will lead a project to study implementation strategies to adopt multi-level HPV vaccine interventions among clinical and community organizations in Southwest Georgia.  This position will serve as the project director of the Emory CPCRN. The candidate will:


  • Coordinate Emory’s role and participate in cross center activities with other CPCRN network sites (https://www.cpcrn.org/).
  • Manage study data collection related to interviews with stakeholders about HPV vaccine barriers and facilitators and evaluation of multi-level interventions in clinics and organizations to increase vaccination.
  •  Supervise GRAs students interested in community-based participatory research and cancer prevention on the project.
  • Assume leadership in the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based approaches in national and state workgroups and local HPV mini-grants programs in Georgia to disseminate evidence into practice in rural communities.



  • 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.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to the employee.

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