Public Health Preparedness ("Public Health Preparedness Fellowship") - Website:

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Jennifer Schroeder Tyson, Lecturer (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: RECAPP 2021 Award Winner. Link to website: Public Health Preparedness Fellowship Opportunity Description: Are you interested in learning more about preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation techniques in public health? Are you looking to dive head first into COVID-19 activities? Maybe you are interested in expanding your expertise in pandemic operations and logistics. Apply to be a Public Health Preparedness Fellow here today: Primary Purpose of Opportunity: The primary purpose of this opportunity is to get trained in public health preparedness skills including mitigation, planning, response, and recovery competencies like case investigation and contact tracing. The selected candidates will be enrolled in a yearlong opportunity to be trained and participate in a collaborative team focused on public health preparedness. What is a fellowship? A fellowship is a type of vocational training (training under an expert/supervisor) where you learn about the industry that the fellow is placed, in this case, Public Health Preparedness. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: General knowledge of the principles and practices of public health preparedness. An ability to communicate effectively with professional and administrative personnel; and an ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures. Competency with online learning, Microsoft products, and written and verbal communication is required. This opportunity requires that a candidate will need to have a keen eye for detail and be able to communicate effectively. Additionally, they will need to be an effective team member to accomplish the training elements.

Additional Information

Tyson, Jennifer Schroeder (RECAPP 2021). Public Health Preparedness. "Public Health Preparedness Fellowship," Beaver College of Health Sciences, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC. Link to Website available at:
Language: English
Date: 2021
RECAPP 2021, Jennifer Schroeder Tyson, Public Health Preparedness Fellowship, Beaver College of Health Sciences, Appalachian State University, public health, planning, response, recovery

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