Friday, May 29, 2009

Call for Applicants: 2010 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

It is my pleasure to announce that the 2010 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is now open and accepting applications. This is the third year that APHA has offered this fellowship. APHA is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials who wish to spend one year in Washington, D.C. working in a congressional office on legislative and policy issues related to health, the environment or other critical public health issues.

The fellowship will begin in January 2010 and continue through December 2010. The fellowship is designed to provide a unique public policy learning experience, to demonstrate the value of science-government interaction, and to make practical contributions to enhancing public health science and practical knowledge in government.


Applications and additional information are available atwww.apha.org/advocacy/fellowship/. The application, including CV and three letters of recommendation, are due to APHA by June 22, 2009.

All candidates:

must be APHA members have five years of experience in a public health position
have a graduate degree in a public health discipline.

Please forward this to anyone who you believe may be eligible and interested. For more information, contact Susan Polan, Associate Executive Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy at APHA, at susan.polan@apha.org or (202)777-2510.

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