What type of assignments are available at NCEH/ATSDR?
Assignments available for EIS officers include the following:
- Investigating public health effects of chemical releases through field investigations and analysis of state and national databases.
- Investigating toxicological outbreaks and assisting laboratory with biomonitoring and sample prioritization.
- Responding to disasters (e.g. extreme weather-related, chemical, or radiological) by conducing conducting community needs assessments and surveillance.
- Responding to public health emergencies.
- Using geospatial information science and technology to investigate geospatial risk factors for community health problems.
- Applying epidemiologic methods to environmental health issues such as drinking water and food safety in domestic and international arenas.
- Using epidemiological skills to examine the health impacts of land use and community design.
- Evaluating and disseminating built environment interventions to facilitate physical activity, reduce pollution and injuries, improve mental health and address environmental justice.
- Evaluating data collected under an established state-based childhood blood lead surveillance system and healthy housing research program.
- Providing epidemiological and technical support to organizations requesting assistance (such as state, local, tribal and territorial health departments, foreign ministries of health).
- Study air pollution-related health effects, surveillance and investigations of carbon monoxide poisoning and emergency response activities related to public health disasters.
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- Page last updated: April 14, 2016
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