Employment Opportunities

Research Assistant I

The Pediatric Public Health Initiative seeks a research assistant for a one-year study of nutrition programs in Flint, MI. The study, led by Dr. Amy Saxe-Custack, will expand and evaluate a fruit and vegetable prescription program for pediatric patients and a cooking and nutrition education class for children. These programs are designed to improve access to and affordability of fresh foods. To apply click here.

Participant Recruiter/Navigator

The Pediatric Public Health Initiative, under the direction of Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, seeks a Participant Recruiter/Navigator for its public-health research study “IRISE: Impact of Resilience, Interventions, Stress, and Environmental Exposure in Flint.” The goal of the study is to enroll 400 mothers and children from Flint who was exposed to the lead water crisis. Study recruitment began in January 2018 and will continue through August 2019. For recruitment, IRISE staff contact mothers via mail and telephone. Once enrolled, participants complete a series of web-based surveys, telephone interviews, an in-person assessment, and return several follow-up surveys. To apply click here

Flint Registry Corps

The United Way of Genesee County plans to place full-time and half-time AmeriCorps members in community organizations responding to the needs of the community, especially following the water crisis. To apply click here

Research Associate-Fixed Term

A tremendous lesson we have learned in Flint is that we need to have a competent and capable workforce to identify and tackle pediatric public health issues. This Michigan State University-Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI) Pediatric Public Health Fellowship is a two-year, post-residency fellowship. The fellow will complete an MPH (Master of Public Health) degree at MSU and conduct research as part of the MSU-Hurley Pediatric Public Health Initiative. In addition, the fellow will work in the public health-focused Hurley Children’s Clinic, at the Flint Farmers' Market teaching residents and medical students and providing direct clinical care. To apply click here.

Professor - Fixed Term

The College of Human Medicine seeks a candidate to help build a growing academic program of public health-centered in Flint, MI. The candidate will specifically work with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and the Pediatric Public Health Initiative.

Project Administrator

Michigan State University, Pediatric Public Health Initiative is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Coordinator for a child health and development screening and assessment project. This project is in collaboration with the Flint Registry. All children exposed to Flint water during the Flint Water Crisis will have an opportunity to be screened for health and development outcomes and be referred for further assessment and services. The child screening questionnaires will be completed by caregivers in-person, online, or by telephone. To apply click here.