To provide training and experience in applying computer and information science and technology to real public health problems.Description
PHIFP is a 2-year paid fellowship in public health informatics. The competency-based and hands-on training allows you to apply information and computer science and technology to solve real-world problems.
You will have the opportunity to
- learn about informatics and public health
- work with teams involved in research and development of public health information systems
- lead an informatics project
- design, develop, implement, evaluate, and manage public health information systems
We look for motivated persons with diverse interests. We select applicants who have
- A strong interest in applying information and computer science and technology to the practice of public health
- A strong desire to pursue a career in public health informatics
- Public health, medicine, health care, health-services research
- Computer science, information science, or information systems
- Public health informatics, or related discipline
More information about the CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program can be found here.