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EDUCATION
Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven CT
Masters of Public Health Candidate, -year. Concentration: Health Policy & Administration
Related Courses: Health Policy & Health Systems, Medicine, Ethics & Law, Microeconomics, Government & Health Policy, Health Law & Policy
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr PA B.A., Anthropology, May 199x. Concentration: Medical Anthropology

EXPERIENCE
Intern, Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C. Summer -year
Performed duties of full-time Analyst on GAO's Health Care Group, Medicaid Team. Conducted investigations of health care spending and program performance using national data and interview findings produced in a GAO written product.
Senior Editor, Case Studies Yale Journal of  Very Important Stuff,  year-year,
Editorial Board member for peer reviewed journal publishing two issues per academic year, each of which is approximately 300 pages in length. As Case Studies editor, duties are to determine theme for section, solicit authors, edit pieces, and send edit letters to authors.
Constituent Representative to Pennsylvania State Senator you-know-who year-year
Legislative liaison between constituents and public agencies for a wide array of issues related to health, Medicare, and social concerns. Attended meetings for Senator, researched and prepared reports for issues of medical malpractice, patient advocacy, and public health legislation, organized press conference at Montgomery Hospital Medical Center to announce new med-mal legislation.
Research Fellow-Special Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program year-year
Conducted original ethnographic fieldwork in Virgin Islands investigating the healing culture with respect to Territory's social, political, and medical history. Findings were presented and defended in an undergraduate thesis: Mental Health and Medicine in the Virgin Islands: Sociocultural Production of Illness in the Clinical Encounter
Research Intern- Big Name Pharmaceutical Company, Radnor PA, -year
Performed independent biomedical research in Endocrinology/Contraceptive Health in Women's Health Research
Trainee- Minority Access to Research Careers Program, Temple University Medical School year-year
Explored clinical and laboratory research through apprenticeships with government, industry, and university scientists in National Institutes of Health Science Education Training Program; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Student Researcher-Temple University Medical School, Department of blankology year-year
Conducted Independent Research on the Effects of drugs on Cell Proliferation in Neonatal Rats which resulted in a publication "Isolation of a Monoclonal Antibody", Medical Journal Fall 199x, and poster presentation: "Effect of drugs on Cell Proliferation in Neonatal Rats" Minority Trainee Research Forum; Invitational Scientific Presentations by Minority Biomedical Trainees from Academic, Industry, and Government Labs sponsored by J&J Family of Companies, San Diego, CA

LEADERSHIP
Member- Yale Health Community Organization, -year-ongoing, Developing projects, designing community health needs assessment, and implementing interventions during 3/05 site visit to Isla de Mendez, El Salvador.
Grants Committee - Yale University Fundraising Auction -year
Identified, interviewed, and selected organizations serving New Haven's disadvantaged populations. Designed selection criteria for award and allocated funding from annual University Auction to groups meeting criteria.
Board Member-Yale University Public Health Multicultural Student Organization year-year
Member - Minority Group, Bryn Mawr College, PA year-year

Coordinate student-alum mentoring organization dedicated to establishing professional and personal connections between Af-Am students and Alumni. Initiate mentor relationships between Black Alumna and undergraduates
Activities Coordinator- Social Service Agency, Ardmore, PA -year
Volunteered in social development program at this transition home for adult women recovering from addiction and co-occurring mental diagnoses. Initiated and led biweekly activities such as gardening and painting.
General & Executive Board Member Women's Group, Bryn Mawr College year-year
Cultural Committee Head; Organized and planned culturally supportive events for the Bryn Mawr community. Cultural Center Head; Revitalized and maintained Library. Cultural Committee Head; Developed and executed very first tradition for African descended women, in the spirit of Bryn Mawr College Traditions.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
Student Member - American Public Health Association year-year
Poster Presentation- APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington D.C. "The Maternal and Child Health Infrastructure in Connecticut:
Fewer Resources for More Patients"

 

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