We are currently seeking a student research assistant. The Public Health Data & Training Center within the Institute for Public Health at Washington University is working with a local health department to review, assess and catalog the wide variety of public health data currently available and in use by the department. Data sources may include healthcare, health and safety inspections, program evaluation, and Census data, as well as relevant data from other government departments. Deliverables include a report detailing broad and specific findings of the data assessment and recommendations for further investment.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Ben Cooper at ben.cooper@wustl.edu.

Data education & training at WashU
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Branson Fox

How many students begin their academic careers as a sociology major but end up in public health data science? Not many. One former sociology student did just that and after four years working with the Institute for Public Health and its Public Health Data & Training Center, he’s now headed to a new position as a data engineer at a climate change start up based in San Francisco. Read more about Branson’s journey.

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