•Strong commitment to fighting hunger in underserved communities
•Skilled at behavior change counseling to improve patient nutrition.
•Leading individuals of different ages to meet their development goals
•Six years of overseas experience.
•Effective facilitator and collaborator with multicultural teams.
•Excellent critical writing ability across a variety of topic areas.
Designed an evidence-based module for Haitian physicians on prenatal care in developing countries; published on the Harvard CME website.
Published first systematic review and meta-analysis on hepatitis B in Nigeria.
Obtained $3,000 from USAID to purchase medical equipment for a rural clinic in Kenya.
Created Kenyan "Mchicha" camp to train youth on sustainable small-scale agriculture, researching 100 participants.
Foundations of Global Health Guest lecturer on neonatal health, Vanderbilt University.
» Scholar in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Institute
» Instruct and train fellow residents, medical students and undergraduates on prevention of acute and
» Perform preventive medicine rotations in infection prevention and control (1 mo.) and weight-loss counseling for veterans (12 mo.)
» Outreach experiences with 30 farmer worker in North Carolina (1 mo.)
» Executed curriculum development for 5 ELS undergraduate students (cardiovascular disease prevention), 38 medical students (screening recommendations), 10 Obstetrics/Gynecology residents (maternal global
health) and 3 pediatricians (childhood obesity prevention).
» Prepared and wrote a systematic literature review exploring the impact of cultural practices on newborn survival in developing countries during a one month rotation in New York City at Concern Worldwide, an international humanitarian agency.
Trained 200 community partners to use a physical activity and nutrition tool kit.
Tested clients for [Condition] and referred them to other community resources.
Supported teachers in providing life skills to adolescents and adults with disabilities. Instructed on
production quality control requirements; advised the workshop supervisor of unique student
requirements. Instructed on task analysis, use of adaptive equipment and proper work techniques.
» Developed curricula for a class of 15 adolescents and adults with various disabilities.
» Provided progress reports of work-related and behavioral objectives for participants.
Served as an instrumental educator in Mombasa for Population Services International as well as in
rural Kenya with a maternal and child health clinic. Conducted seminars on HIV/AIDS stigma
reduction. Created an HIV/AIDS support group. Utilized project management, partnership
development and training to design and implement HIV/AIDS prevention programs; the programs
utilized Harm Reduction and Life Skills modalities. Facilitated the administration of three health
clubs focusing on HIV/malaria transmission and prevention.
» Liaised with 50+ primary school teachers across five schools regarding integrating age-appropriate
awareness programs into school curriculums.
» Executed a social marketing approach to promote insecticide-treated bed nets and condom use for 2,500
Trained 200 women on creating home gardens for income generation
•Organized and led small-scale farming projects working with 200 farmers and 300 families, reducing caloric and vitamin related disease.
Completed courses at the Medical School for International Health in Israel.
Self-designed major in clinical research for developing world populations
Musa B, Bussell, S. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nigeria, 2000-2013: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Niger J Clin. Pract. Forthcoming 2015.
Bussell S, Kihlberg C, Foderingham N, Dunlap J, Muktar A. Global Health Education in General Preventive Medicine Residencies. Am J Prev Med. Forthcoming 2015
Dunlap J, Foderingham N, Bussell S, Wester C, Audet C, Aliyu M. Male Involvement for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission: A Brief Review of Initiatives in East, West, and Central
Africa. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2014. doi:10.1007/s11904-014-200-5.
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