Personable Public Health Analyst specializing in epidemiological data analysis, effective reporting, and emergency preparedness. Motivated toward proactive intervention and prevention. Experience in evaluation, disease investigation, plan development, and community outreach.
Infectious disease management and control
Client and community outreach
NIMS Training, CITI Training, HIPPA Training
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
HIV testing and education
N-95 fit testing
TB Skin Test Certification
National Planner's Course
Red Cross Shelter Fundamentals
Psychological First Aid
Epidemiologist, 01/2016 to Current District 4 Public Health – LaGrange, GA
Completes follow-up on reportable diseases and enters data into the State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS).
Educates members of the healthcare community on current outbreaks and changes in recommendations and protocols.
Monitors syndromic surveillance to identify clusters or outbreaks of disease, and conducts epidemiological investigations on suspect cases.
Facilitates lab testing for patients meeting testing recommendations for outbreak investigation.
Compiles and presents data on rates of infectious disease.
Participates in and assists in planning emergency preparedness exercises and trainings.
Participates in Healthcare Coalitions C, D, I, and F.
Ebola Response Planner/Epidemiologist, 01/2015 to 01/2016 District 4 Public Health – Macon, GA
Developed the District 4 Disease Exposure Control Plan.
Designed a Communicable Disease Response Plan for local airports to use in response to travelers with an emerging infectious disease.
Educated local airports about the Infectious Disease Transportation Network (IDTN).
Participated in District 4 Points of Dispensing (POD) exercises and emergency preparedness trainings.
Assisted with an Ebola Tabletop Exercise for the Region C Healthcare Coalition.
Student Intern, 01/2015 to 05/2015 CDC Office of Minority Health & Health Equity – Atlanta, GA
Used Qualtrics to analyze data on the effectiveness of programs and projects.
Evaluated CDC's Undergraduate Public Health Scholars Program.
Graduate Assistant, 09/2013 to 05/2015 Mercer University Student Health Center
Oversaw the health education and promotion efforts for the undergraduates at the Mercer University
Organized 18 health promotion campaigns and 5 health education events.
Assessed and responded to individual and community health education needs.
Coordinated outreach activities.
Designed educational materials used to inform community members.
Public Health Intern, 05/2014 to 12/2014 North Central Health District – Macon, GA
Collected Hepatitis B risk assessment data and entered findings into the centralized database SENDSS.
Followed up on initial screenings by visiting clients at their homes.
Collected and analyzed data on the effectiveness of programs and projects.
Wrote summaries and reports regarding community outreach efforts.
Performed case follow-up on reportable diseases and entered data into SENDSS.
Master of Public Health: 2015 Mercer University - Macon, GA
Bachelor of Science: Biology, 2013 University of Georgia - Athens, GA