April 2021 Student E-newsletter

Job Opportunities for Students and Alumni

PATCH SITE COORDINATOR – GREEN BAY, WI
The Green Bay Site Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of program implementation for the Green Bay PATCH Teen Educator team – including creating authentic relationships with all Teen Educators, acting as a mentor and advocate for youth needs, and fostering successful teams of youth leaders. The Green Bay Site Coordinator plans and executes ongoing enrichment education for Teen Educators, schedules, organizes, and leads all workshops for teen and health care provider audiences, and encourages continuous program improvement.

PATCH SITE COORDINATOR – MILWAUKEE, WI
The Milwaukee Site Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all aspects of program implementation for the Milwaukee PATCH Teen Educator team – including creating authentic relationships with all Teen Educators, acting as a mentor and advocate for youth needs, and fostering successful teams of youth leaders. The Milwaukee Site Coordinator plans and executes ongoing enrichment education for Teen Educators, schedules, organizes, and leads all workshops for teen and health care provider audiences, and encourages continuous program improvement.

COVID-19 Response Corps (Various Locations)
The main focus of the Response Corps Members is direct public health response work around COVID-19 in their placement sites. RCMs will also engage in training, mentoring groups, and communities of practice facilitated by the UW PHI Wisconsin COVID-19 Response Corps program focused on health equity in the response. These additional components will provide an opportunity for professional development and growth while building a network of support and civic solidarity.

Communicable Disease Division Manager/Nursing Coordinator
The Eau Claire City-County Health Department has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Division Manager in our Communicable Disease Division due to a retirement! The Communicable Disease Division focuses on preventing and controlling communicable disease and preparing for and responding to outbreaks and public health emergencies in Eau Claire County. The division works closely with healthcare and community partners in all programs which includes surveillance and epidemiological follow up of all reportable communicable diseases, emergency preparedness, and immunization.

~ Upcoming Events ~

The Public Health Significance of Racism 
“The event’s goal is to engage the health workforce (health department workers, nurses, doctors, and other frontline workers) in discussion and thinking about equity through the lens of race. While there is extensive data around racism and equity, changing the systems and practices has not been achieved. This event is organized by RH3, a collaborative science initiative on Racism and Health (RH) that includes members from UWM, City of Milwaukee, and Milwaukee County (the 3).”

Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. | Online via Zoom

Registration is required: https://uwm.edu/nursing/event/the-public-health-significance-of-racism/.

Dr. Thomas A. LaVeist, an international expert, will show his new documentary “The Skin You Are In”,speak and take questions. African Americans suffer from health disparities in all of the top diseases. It is critically important to continue the dialogue on the health effects of racism and to explore solutions that can be applied.

Read the full e-newsletter here.