epidemiologist sr researcher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly motivated Epidemiologist currently completing a course of study in Applied Health Outcomes Research and seeking an internship in Health Economics and Outcomes Research within a cross-functional team environment. Brings a strong command of leading, shaping, and executing epidemiological studies, plus a strong background in classical and multivariate statistical methods—a lifelong learner passionate about continued professional growth and problem-solving.

  • Designing and executing epidemiologic studies
  • Demonstrated quantitative skills in classical/multivariate statistical methods
  • Data analytics coding in R/ Stata
  • Electronic health records/Health survey databases
  • Intermediate AI/ML
  • Team player/collaborator
  • Technical writing/scientific auditing
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Grants and report writing
Epidemiologist | Sr. Researcher, 08/2018 to Current
Virginia TechCity, STATE,

Responsible for developing an interdisciplinary, collaborative, competitively funded research program as part of the data and decisions program area; lecturing epidemiology to medical and public health students; participating in and leading cross-functional departmental, collegiate, and University meetings and workshops.

  • Designed and taught core public health courses to students totaling six didactic hours/week, including Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods in Public Health (3 cr) using Real World Data /R coding examples and exercises.
  • Won $ 525,472 NIFA/USDA competitive grant funding as principal investigator to independently research ways to mitigate antimicrobial resistance in agricultural systems.
  • Published 11 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Supervised nine Master of Public Health students by assisting with Public Health Practicum Placements and supporting statistical research data analysis for independent study projects.
  • Functioned across different committees, including the standards and MPH program and policy committees, to prepare dossiers to meet accreditation requirements; chaired the department promotion and tenure committee and evaluated peers for promotion and tenure.
  • Collaborated with the Director of assessment to design a teaching evaluation tool, streamlined the process to improve feedback, and evaluated faculty in the division, providing constructive and objective feedback and areas of improvement.
  • Peer reviewer for public health journals and internal grant panelist for the center for emerging, zoonotic, and arthropod-borne pathogens at Virginia Tech.
Epidemiologist | Researcher, Sr.Researcher , 09/2009 to 07/2018
University Of Missouri SystemCity, STATE,

Roles included developing independent and grant-funded research/scholarly activities related to infectious diseases, instructing epidemiology in the graduate and Master of Public Health curriculum, representing the interest of the Director of the MPH program and departmental head at internal and external meetings, and serving on committees, task forces, and interdepartmental working groups.

  • Performed independent research as principal/co-principal investigator for epidemiological studies on infectious diseases, won $ 1,430,724 in competitive grant funding to implement studies leading to 31 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Served as primary statistical/epidemiology resource for the division faculty and residents in study design, application of appropriate statistical methods, interpretation of results, reporting, and communication of results.
  • Designed and taught 14 public health courses, including a core three-credit hour Analytical Epidemiology graduate course using Real World Data/Stata programming examples.
  • Performed functions across ten academic committees and chaired meetings to discuss goals and strategies to support the university's educational mission.
  • Advised/mentored 33 public health students/scholars in statistical analysis of research data for independent studies helping them to advance their scientific stature and professional development.
  • Peer-reviewed manuscripts submitted for publication in 20 public health journals, including PLOSOne.
  • Served as subject matter expert and reviewed two epidemiology textbooks for content accuracy, including Epidemiology for Field Veterinarians: An Introduction CAB International. ISBN 978-84593-683-9.
  • Paneled for the USDA-NIFA AFRI Foundational Animal Health & Disease competitive grants program.
  • Convened and chaired an interdisciplinary zoonoses research symposium to raise awareness about emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases with a $50,000 competitive conference grant award from the Mizzou Advantage.
  • Collaborated with international partners to research the Epidemiology of pathogenic human Leptospira in the Albertine rift serving as the primary study design and statistical resource.
Postdoctoral Research Associate | Project Manager, 01/2005 to 09/2009
University Of MinnesotaCity, STATE,

Duties included investigating the epidemiology and control of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis under the direction of a principal investigator, delivering educational programs focused on controlling and preventing paratuberculosis, lecturing in the public health curriculum, and designing educational materials.

  • Planned and executed field trials to evaluate the critical control points to reduce transmission of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosis (MAP); led to two publications demonstrating that calves born in individual calving pens (vs. group pens) were 91% less likely to be infected by MAP and calves fed colostrum replacer (vs. maternal colostrum) were 44% less likely to be infected by MAP.
  • Presented on invitation at eight professional, scientific, and technical meetings.
  • Taught clinical epidemiology courses totaling 64 lecture hours as a teaching assistant.
Master of Science: , Expected in 2023 to University of North Texas Health Science Center - Fort Worth, TX
  • Major in Applied Health Outcomes Research
  • 2030 Vision Scholarship Award Recipient
  • 4/4 GPA
Doctor of Philosophy: , Expected in to University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MN
  • PhD Major in Veterinary Medicine, Population Medicine Track
  • PhD Minor in Epidemiology
  • 3.417/4 GPA
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award Recipient
Master of Science: , Expected in to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - London, UK,
  • Major in Veterinary Epidemiology
  • 3.67/4 GPA
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Award Recipient
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: , Expected in to Makerere University - Kampala ,
  • Major in Veterinary Medicine
  • 3.5/4 GPA
  • Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research, National Institute of Health,2022
  • Real-World Evidence in Pharmacoepidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, 2022
  • Pharmacoeconomic Modeling Applications, International Society For Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 2022
  • Machine Learning Course, Statistical Horizons, 2022
  • Machine Learning for Causal Inference, Statistical Horizons, 2022
  • Collecting High-Quality ADR reports, Uppsala Monitoring Center,2022
  • Advanced International Pharmacovigilance and Argus Safety Certification, Issued Certified Clinical Research Professionals Society, 2021
  • Good Pharmacoepidemiology Practice, Biopharma Institute, 2021
Activities and Honors
  • Member, American Public Health Association, 2008 - present
  • Member, International Society For Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 2022-present

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School Attended

  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Makerere University

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  • Epidemiologist | Sr. Researcher
  • Epidemiologist | Researcher, Sr.Researcher
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate | Project Manager


  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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