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Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven
Masters of Public Health Candidate, -year. Concentration: Health Policy &
Related Courses: Health Policy & Health Systems, Medicine, Ethics &
Law, Microeconomics, Government & Health Policy, Health Law &
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr PA B.A., Anthropology, May 199x. Concentration:
Intern, Government Accountability Office, Washington, D.C. Summer
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
Senior Editor, Case Studies Yale Journal of Very Important Stuff,
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
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
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
Student Researcher-Temple University Medical School, Department of blankology
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
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
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
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.
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"