Epidemiologist II(Requisition number 374101): Under limited supervision of the Manager of the Chronic Disease Epidemiology (CDE) Branch, within the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section performs data analysis and surveillance related to chronic disease programs with emphasis on tobacco prevention and control program. Responsible for identifying and examining population and clinical databases on tobacco and other chronic diseases and risk factors such as lack of physical activity and obesity. Work involves data collection, management, statistical data analysis, and presentation of the information to a variety of audiences. Writes data reports as required by CDE branch and the HPCDP Section programs. Identify trends in chronic disease burden, and assist in implementing plans for data analyses and dissemination. Works closely with CDE epidemiologists’ team lead, HPCDP section program staff and other internal and external partners. Works with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Participates in data user work groups as assigned.