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Public Health Career Spotlight: General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)

December 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EST

This event is a unique opportunity to explore careers in federal public health consulting and gain insights from the General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) Federal Health team. Attendees will learn about the diverse roles and pathways within this dynamic field.

About GDIT:
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is a global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology, and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense, and intelligence community. Our Federal Health sector enables nearly every agency within HHS to operate critical health systems, such as processing $1.5 trillion in Medicare payments annually for CMS; delivering the largest supercomputer in the world dedicated to biomedical research for NIH; and leading disease surveillance programs and a national vaccine reporting system for the CDC. From health IT to clinical research, bioinformatics, and public health, GDIT protects the health and well-being of our nation’s citizens.

Please note that this webinar was not recorded.


Learn more about GDIT Health & Science career paths: https://www.gdit.com/careers/featured-career-paths/health/
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Moderator and Panelists

Shannon Hensley
Senior Manager, Federal Health Talent Acquisition

Shannon Hensley has 20+ years of talent acquisition and human resources experience and holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Interpersonal Communications from North Carolina State University. Shannon has been with GDIT and its legacy companies since 2002, and currently leads the recruiting team for GDIT’s Fed Health sector. Shannon’s extensive knowledge in hiring for public health, life sciences, information technology, drug development, and international health for both commercial and government programs enables her to successfully train teams, lead projects, quickly staff new awards, integrate companies, and improve processes. Shannon is passionate about the people, work and missions she supports at GDIT and enjoys solving puzzles to find the right person for the right role.

Dayna Wolter
Director, Federal Public Health Strategy

Dayna Wolter is a public health professional with 20+ years in federal consulting, healthcare data analytics, health IT, monitoring and evaluation, international development, water, sustainability, mental health, suicide prevention, and youth development. Dayna joined GDIT in July 2022 and leads the public health strategy across the Fed Health sector (HHS, VA, and Military Health). Dayna holds a Master of Arts (MA) in International Development and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from the University of Wyoming. Dayna became interested in global public health after completing Peace Corps service in Ukraine (‘06 -‘08).

Bobbi Bryant
Senior Epidemiologist

Bobbi Bryant is an epidemiologist and project manager with 10+ years in federal consulting at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a focus on program implementation. Bobbi joined GDIT in 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic as a subject matter expert with the CDC response. She currently leads teams supporting the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), COVID-19 and Other Respiratory Illness Division (CORVID) and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Bobbi holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Relations from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Jeff Foarde
Senior Health IT Solutions Architect

Jeff Foarde is a technologist and public health professional with 20+ years in federal consulting, health IT, data science, software development, systems architecture, organizational change, monitoring and evaluation, and international development. Jeff joined GDIT in 2016 and supports health IT solutions development for HHS in the Fed Health sector. Jeff holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a dual Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jeff’s interest in public health sparked after supporting analyses for various health surveys, including the U.S. National Census, CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey (BRFSS), President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Demographic Health Surveys (DHS).

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