Council Hires Health Data and Research Manager – Health Planning Council of NE Florida

Council Hires Health Data and Research Manager

COUNCIL HIRES
NEW COMMUNITY HEALTH DATA AND RESEARCH MANAGER  
Jacksonville, Fla., January 13, 2016 — The Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida is pleased to announce the hiring of Caitlin Murphy.
Murphy joins the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida as the new Community Health Data and Research Manager.
Her credentials include a Master’s in Public Health (MPH), as well as, a Master’s in Urban Planning (MSP) both from Florida State University.

In her new role as the Community Health Data and Research Manager, Murphy will engage in planning, community and population-based research, data collection and analysis, map making with ArcGIS software, resource development and grants, report writing, program evaluation, and co-managing projects. She will promote individual and population health through community health planning initiatives, such as community health assessment and community health improvement planning cycles, in collaboration with community stakeholders, elected officials, and community partners. Additionally, she will collect, analyze and develop statistical and quantitative reports for various stakeholders including the State of Florida, various agencies, healthcare facilities and other clients

“Caitlin’s data analysis population-based research skills will further position the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida as the leading health planning agency in the region. She will prove to be a real asset to our region” says President & CEO, Deanna McDonald.

Previously, Murphy was employed by the United States Forest Service and the Florida Department of Health-Leon County. Her duties included: environmental planning and trail assessments, health impact assessments, collaborating with community partners on public health issues, infectious disease case management, data analysis and presentation, coaching partners on the community health planning process, and developing strategic objectives with action plans.
About The Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida 
 
The Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida ensures the health industry has the necessary information to make informed, strategic decisions that promote healthy communities and efficient use of resources. Using evidenced-based practices and solutions, there is an awareness and understanding that every policy is a health policy.
The mission of the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida is to champion healthy communities, lifestyles and accessible, quality health and wellness.