Experience

20 years of public health research and evaluation experience.

Health Communications Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Ebola Research and Evaluation (2015)

Ebola Research Manager

Managed research and monitoring of social and behavioral change interventions for US Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) response to Ebola-effected nations in West Africa. Developed Post-Ebola Recovery and Rebuilding Pathways Framework to support theory-based social and behavioral change activities to support the rebuilding of health services in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Contributed to the development of Ebola Communications Preparedness IKit and capacity assessment tools for use by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).


Initial Assessment and Evaluation of the Public Health Training Centers Program (2012 to 2014)

Task Leader.

Led qualitative data collection and survey development as part of Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA)-funded evaluation of its Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Program. Developed data collection instruments; moderated focus groups discussions with PHTC leadership and students; directed data analysis and reporting.


Models for Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) (2005 to 2014)

Public Health Liaison.

Provided immunization and public health subject area expertise for National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences–funded project. Facilitated information exchange between principal investigators. Developed and moderated workshop with computational modelers and public health practitioners.