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Public Health Professional

Germantown, MD

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111-222-3333
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Summary

To obtain a career in the field of Public Health that will provide an ideal platform to leverage my talents and experience that will assist public health organizations by advocating for better health care outcomes for the overall public through management in coordinating, analyzing, and reporting on activities related to public health programs 
and issues throughout local, state, and federal entities.

Work Experience

Public Health Technical Assistance Manager

JBS, International- Division of Services Improvement (DSI)/ Women Children and Treatment Program (WCFT) , North Bethesda, MD

Nov 2011Current

  • Assesses plans, manages, and evaluates technical assistance (TA) and trainings under the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) in more than 18 State alcohol and other drug service delivery systems.
  • Develops budgets; monitors costs; identifies consultants; negotiates consultant rates; drafts consultant agreements; supports TA logistics; and reviews, edits, and finalizes TA and meeting summary reports.
  • Maintain up-to-date records in the electronic TA tracking system. Reports on all TA activities.
  • Aggregates and analyzes State and meeting evaluations. Maintains close working relationships with States, consultants, and the CSAT Project Officer and State Project Officers. Plans and manages meetings, conferences, and training activities including assisting States, CSAT, and consultants with developing agendas;
  • Secures necessary facilities and resources; manages registration; collects meeting materials; coordinates development and reproduction of materials; and plans and oversees logistics.
  • Coordinates the development, editing, and graphics of special reports.
  • Manages a wide range of TA and training activities including systems development and best-practices implementation.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Federal Business Services, Inc, Rockville, MD

Jul 2010Current

Federal Business Services, Inc- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Rockville, MD July 2010- Present

Senior Public Health Program Analyst for Emergency Response
  • Prepare updates and analyses of program information and make recommendations for the refinement of ongoing effectiveness of SAMHSA’s Emergency Response unit by maintaining a data base of over 84 federally funded grants.
  • Conduct research including identifying references, review abstracts, obtain source documents, and conduct searches for specific literature.
  • Assistance with the legal and policy framework in which public health programs operate their funding mechanisms and sources by reviewing federal grant applications and providing recommendations.
  • Research and prepare responses to inquiries received in writing or telephonically (e.g., Congressional briefing materials and responses).
  • Review publications and internal documents for consistency and accuracy.
  • Collect and compile qualitative and quantitative information and data for use in program decisions.
  • Coordinate and conduct the collection and input of data from grantee applications, awards, and progress reports resulting in the dissemination of much needed federal funding to 23 communities in need over the last fiscal year.
  • Conduct inventory, track, summarize, and disseminate critical public information and progress reports of grantees.
  • Assist in the preparation of briefings and presentations for senior leadership, agency stakeholders, project officers and grantees.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD

Jan 2010Jul 2010

Intern to Senior Policy Advisor and Health Insurance Reform Staff Lead
  • Analyzed, reviewed, coordinated and reported on policy and program activities specific to health insurance reform, parity, underage alcohol use, and the SAMHSA Administrator’s 8 Strategic Initiatives.
  • Developed, coordinated, disseminated, and marketed specialized public health informational and educational materials and products resulting in 34% increase in consumer communication materials.
  • Drafted and edited speeches, talking points, briefing materials, and presentations for senior leadership, agency stakeholders, project officers and grantees.
  • Analyzed complex public health policies, programs, and statistical standards to advise senior management on public health policies, operations, products, and services to benefit 23 grantees.
  • Participated on internal teams to address public health communications needs.
  • Interpreted administrative policies, developed local administrative policies and guidelines for subordinate program activities, defined administrative requirements, and advised management on related matters.
  • Coordinated and facilitated SAMHSA Health Insurance Reform workgroup which resulted in an agency wide understanding of the affects of Health Care Reform in relation to substance abuse and behavioral health patients.
  • Remained current on emerging health issues and literature relevant to SAMHSA program and policy.

Community Representative

American Cancer Society-Broward Unit, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Aug 2008May 2009

  • Advocacy: Supported dissemination of advocacy information and promoted awareness of cancer issues which resulted in a 36% increase in web traffic to the ACS local website.
  • Cancer Control: Established and maintained assigned system relationships for the delivery of priority cancer control prevention and detection programs.
  • Volunteer/Recruitment Development: Recruited, trained, empowered, and guided community volunteer committees to effectively achieve cancer control, income development, advocacy, and priority special event goals as determined annually.
  • Income Development: Determine accurate priority special event status and assist in income projections for 4 Relays, all totaling $305,000 for the 2008-2009 Relay seasons.
  • Designed and developed brochures, fact sheets, and other audio-visual materials for distribution to large segments of the population or specific individuals at risk.
  • Spoke to a variety of groups or representatives and participates in meetings and conferences to promote the subject program or activity.
  • Evaluated program material and offers recommendations for improving program delivery which resulted in the use of my innovative approach of reaching potential program participants.

Data Entry Specialist

Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, Tallahassee, FL

Jul 2006Mar 2007

Protected and promoted the health of citizens across the state of Florida through the promotion of healthy living
activities
  • Received and analyzed lab results and reports for all 64 counties in the state of Florida
  • Reported infectious disease cases to the Center for Disease Control
  • Provided research and findings to the Bureau's lead epidemiologist
  • Compiled written reports from Health Departments across the state of Florida

Event Chair

Florida A&M University - FAMU Relay For Life, Tallahassee, FL

May 2005Mar 2007

Organized, motivated and lead a committee of volunteers to recruit teams, obtain sponsorship, and plan the event
  • Enlisted volunteers to manage team recruitment, survivorship, sponsorship, accounting/registration, fundraising, and logistics
  • Raised over $38,000 for cancer research and education, resulting in an increase of over 47 percent of funds raised from the previous year
  • Established internal event support from Administration, Faculty, Staff and Students for first student directed philanthropic event
  • Organized and facilitated event meetings, agendas and action items
  • Managed the activities of eight event planning committees
  • Completed several seminars and training programs on cancer education and prevention

Student Health Educator

Florida A&M University- Student Government Association, Tallahassee, FL

May 2003May 2005

Protected and advanced the health of students through education, research, programs, and activities
  • Promoted health awareness through workshops and seminars
  • Performed university health clinic assessment to improve administration of clinic services to students
  • Created a student driven volunteer task force that completed peer lead health education
  • Created and implemented health education initiatives, health promotion programs, health screenings, and activities for students, faculty and staff
  • Established internal partnerships with university departments, offices and student groups
  • Established external partnerships with community and civic organizations such as: Leon County Health Department, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, and Big Bend Cares
  • Provided leadership in promoting awareness of emergent health issues and concerns affecting the student body

Education

Master's of Public Health in Health Policy and Management

Florida International University, Miami, FL

2010

Bachelor's of Science in Health Information Management

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL

2006

Skills

Proficient in Microsoft software: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel Public speaking. Health information and technology proficient Event planning, coordinating, and fundraising. Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Typing Speed of 55 wpm

Additional Information

Professional Organizations/Group Affiliations
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Beta Alpha Chapter; Spring 2005 initiate; Neophyte of the Year
  • APHA-American Public Health Association
  • Young Government Leaders of Bethesda
  • American Health Information Management Association
  • ACHE- American College of Health Care Executive
  • WHEN- Women’s Healthcare Executive Network
  • NAHSE- National Association of Health Service Execs.
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