Current prevention specialist professional with a background in community outreach, case management, and education. Over four years of experience in planning and facilitating health education activities and conducting community workshops.
Oral presentation delivery in individual, small group, and large classroom settings.
Advanced written and communication development.
Drug/Alcohol Studies Certificate awarded Aug 2013.
Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, SPSS software.
AED/CPR & First Aide, current until 5/2020.
Prevention SpecialistFeb 2018 - Current San Diego Youth ServicesSan Diego, CA
Implement evidence-based sexual health curricula with a diverse population of youth ages 11-18 in middle schools, high schools, and community-based settings.
Coordinate and participate in community outreach events with service partner agencies.
Provide intervention, advocacy, health information, referrals, and other services to youth and their families.
Adjunct FacultyFeb 2017 - Current National UniversitySan Diego, CA
Teach accelerated undergraduate courses in Health Promotion and Healthcare Administration for the Community Health department.
Serve as a teaching assistant to tenured faculty in order to proctor course exams and conduct academic record keeping.
Subject matter expert for an asynchronous development team, redesigned a new online course.
Graduate InternJan 2016 California State UniversityFullerton, CA
Developed health marketing materials and presentations to educate students on health topics including: partner communication, STD/HIV testing, and birth control as part of healthy lifestyle choices.
Conducted and evaluated campus needs assessment with 100 students on health care access.
Coordinated six outreach events implementing health promotion activities including: group discussions and lectures, wellness booths and campus health fairs.
Tracked and analyzed quantitative data on stress management and STD prevention for the completion of the CSUF Student Health Education Annual Report.
Graduate AssistantJan 2014 - Jan 2016 California State UniversityFullerton, CA
Analyzed HIV risk reduction program data from a community based organization to renew a grant proposal.
Served as an assistant for tenured faculty to facilitate classroom instruction and academic record keeping.
Developed and administered 20 classroom surveys utilizing Qualtrics and Survey Monkey software programs to gather assessment data on undergraduate health science courses.
Certified FacilitatorJan 2013 - Jan 2014 Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program of Stanford UniversityTulare, CA
Obtained Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) certification through a 40-hour training.
Facilitated six-weekly group workshops to assist individuals in managing chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes.
Formally presented to over 60 healthcare professionals on the topic of "Effective Communication with Healthcare Providers" at the Chronic Disease Summit with Community Stakeholders event.
Collaborated with local organizations and institutions for the Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention-Network Leaders on the Move to implement the first farmers market in Dinuba, CA.
Peer Health EducatorJan 2012 - Jan 2013 California State UniversityFresno, CA
Conducted 15 weekly one-on-one education sessions with students to increase knowledge of reproductive health issues.
Coordinated and facilitated 10 outreach events with community agencies including: Planned Parenthood.
Collaborated on the development and distribution of sexual health access information to targeted student groups by utilizing brochures, video presentations, and in-class activities.
Discussed eligibility requirements and enrolled over 400 students into the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) program.
Laboratory TechnicianJan 2007 - Jan 2014 OMNI Women's Health Medical GroupFresno, CA
Provided administrative office support for a medical practice that treated 300 plus patients daily.
Verified over 1,000 patients' insurance eligibility for HPV screening on a monthly basis.
Maintained and processed 1,200 pap smears for cervical cancer detection per month.
Trained and supervised 6 other members in the Cytology department.
Supported the Microbiology department with STD testing/treatment.
Implemented programming for the new Cytology department of an expanding medical practice.
Master of Public Health: California State UniversityFullerton
Bachelor of Science: Health ScienceMay 2016 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention track
California State UniversityFresno Fullerton, CA Health Science Magna Cum Laude
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