Injury and Suicide Biostatistician/Data Analyst

Website GaDPH Georgia Department of Health

Job Summary: 
This role is responsible for coordinating data collection for project evaluations and developing and generating programmatic and statistical reports. The individual will partner with DPH EPI section on tracking syndromic data. Under supervision, plans, develops, and conducts epidemiologic investigations, surveillance and interventions limited in scope and/or complexity to determine the causes of diseases and implement methods of disease control. Collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares epidemiologic, biostatistics, and data visualization reports.

Specific Job Duties: 

Partnership work

  • Work with partners to create data dissemination plan, definitions, and other needed tools/processes as part of Georgia’s suicide prevention work.
  • Participate in suicide coalitions, and the scientific community to advance suicide related research in Georgia.

Reports and data analyses

  • Responsible authority for ensuring necessary data/data visualizations, analyses, etc., are incorporated into reports and documentation submitted to CDC. This position relates to all program objectives.
  • Collaborate with the data and project teams to implement and verify suicide-related definition into the Georgia Syndromic Surveillance
  • This position will also be responsible for identifying suicide clusters using Georgia Syndromic Surveillance data
  • Investigate monitor, analyze, and disseminate suicide related data using Syndromic data, partners with other CDC funded programs i.e., the GA-VDRS, FASTER-GA, Georgia Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance (GA-BRFSS) and non-CDC funded data acquisition programs such as Hospitalization data (Inpatients and Outpatients), Emergency Medical Service (EMS), and Trauma Registry Data, and Census data to identify population and communities at highest risk

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