University of Washington School of Public Health
Senior Epidemiologist - Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology Section Manager - Washington Department of Health
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Posted: October 31, 2017
Senior Epidemiologist – Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology Section Manager (DOH3813)
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is recruiting for a permanent Senior Epidemiologist to manage the Epidemiology and Toxicology Section.
This section investigates and analyzes environmental and health data to assess related disease patterns, occurrences and health outcomes. Your team will utilize this data to enhance the Washington Tracking Network (WTN) which provides environmental, health, and demographic data and information to communities to support data-driven community action to improve health.
Some of what you’ll enjoy doing:
- Provide high-level scientific advice to help assure that policies and programs are developed using the best available science.
- Propose and review major public health policies.
- Analyze data and review scientific literature to develop information needed to address emerging issues.