MARKETPLACE: U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion seeks eHealth fellow

OdphpThe Health Communication and ehealth Team in the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is seeking an ehealth Fellow.

This fellowship is offered in collaboration with the Association for
Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) as part of the APTR-ODPHP
Health Policy Fellowship Program.

The fellow’s responsibilities would include:

  • Helping lead an ehealth research and development team transforming the National Health Information Center, currently a Web1.0 site, into a social networking site (Web 2.0) that supports health professionals and the public collaborate and learn online.
  • Helping develop and implement a strategic communication plan for Healthy People 2020, engaging stakeholders across the nation in participating in the development of a framework and objectives for measuring progress toward improved health and disparities reduction by 2020.
  • Opportunities for co-authoring peer-reviewed articles on ehealth research.

The deadline for applying is July 25, 2008, and fellows would start in mid-summer or early fall 2008. To apply go here and to learn more visit here.

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