CDC Summer Program in Environmental Health Application Period Now Open!

Now accepting applications for the

Summer Program in Environmental Health (SUPEH) Internship

2016 Summer Internship Opportunity Announcement

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) is offering a paid 10-week summer internship program for Environmental Health majorsinNational Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) accredited programs.

*NOTE: If you are a graduate or undergraduate student (any major) interested in Environmental Health, but not in an EHAC accredited program please see the attached brochure for more information on the Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH) and the Graduate Environmental Health (GEH) Internships.

Selected interns will participate in activities with the NCEH’s Environmental Health Services Branch from Monday, June 13, 2016 – Wednesday, August 17, 2016. During the course of the internship, students are introduced to environmental health activities at the federal, state, and local levels through shadowing experiences, project collaboration, temporary field assignments, and CDC mentoring relationships.

Interns will be based at CDC’s Chamblee Campus where NCEH is housed. Interns receive a weekly stipend of approximately $600 to cover living expenses during the course of the program. Please go to our web site for more information and application instructions.

Applications are due February 3, 2016 by 11:29pm EST.

SUPEH applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

· Environmental health major in a program accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC).

· U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident with green card.

· Full-time enrollment at a college or university as a rising junior, senior, or graduate student. Students must be returning to school to complete degree requirements at the end of their internship OR the internship must serve as needed academic credit to complete degree requirements.

· Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Please direct questions to ehinternship

WIN 2016 Course Ethical Implications of Emerging Technologies in Medicine & Healthcare

BH 497/597 (3 credits)

Special Topics: Ethical Implications of Emerging Technology in Medicine & Healthcare

Instructor: S. Malia Fullerton, Associate Professor, Bioethics & Humanities Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 3:30-4:50 pm, Room T693

Course Description
Scientific and technological innovation in biomedicine is advancing at breakneck speed, with exciting new developments ranging from nanoscale drug delivery to gene editing to neuroenhancement being reported on a near daily basis. These emerging technologies and their application in healthcare delivery promise an array of individual and societal benefits; they also raise ethical concerns. This course will introduce students to select biomedical innovations and invite sustained consideration of the many ethical implications surrounding their development and potential use.

This is a small (30-35) seminar course. B H 497 is open to juniors and seniors. The withered graduate course, B H 597, requires an add code from