The Sr. Epidemiologist oversees the data collection, analysis and reporting needs of the Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities and provides hospital leaders and community partners reliable, digestible data related to child and adolescent health issues. This position is responsible for collecting, analyzing and presenting relevant information and data visualizations for various audiences, including developing and organizing for dissemination via reports, peer-reviewed manuscripts, data briefs, fact sheets, presentations, media/social media, and other online platforms and written publications. The Sr. Epidemiologist also provides support to evaluate the efficacy and impact of community health initiatives. This position provides support to ensure success of the Magoon Institute’s annual goals and Lurie Children’s community health strategy and organizational mission to improve the health and well-being of all children and adolescents.
Department Description: The Patrick M. Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities serves as the hub for all community-focused initiatives at Lurie Children’s. The Magoon Institute is responsible for aligning the Medical Center’s clinical, research, education and advocacy expertise with community engagement, supporting people, programs and partnerships that advance community health. This team provides engagement opportunities for employees, physicians and trainees and leads the development and execution of Lurie Children’s Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy. The Magoon Institute partners with clinical, public health and community outreach leaders and experts across the Medical Center to work towards the goal of advancing health equity and racial justice, and improving health and wellness for children, adolescents and their families across Chicago.
We are committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism. Our mission to advance health equity starts with our commitment to build a diverse team representative of the communities we serve. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, age, socioeconomic status and all the other facets of our humanity.