Public Health Executive
Dynamic and creative public health executive with progressive and diverse experience in academic, nonprofit and private sectors.
Key Skills & Competencies
Nonprofit Management • Monitoring & Evaluation • Strategic Planning
• Program Development & Implementation • Policy Analysis • Grants Management •
Public Speaking • Research Synthesis • Bilingual – Spanish
Vice President, Foundation Management Group, Washington, DC 2 years
A nonprofit management consulting firm committed to performance, quality and results for 501(c) clients.
Developed partnerships with national health care associations and other clients to design programs tailored to the needs of constituent communities.
Cultivated relationships with foundations and individual donors.
Engaged in an iterative process to develop grants based on client needs.
Created and maintained corporate website.
Sr. Program Manager for Health Services, Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities, Wash, DC 3 years
Provider of medical & dental clinics, job training programs, English classes, food pantry & case management.
Supervised medical, nursing and administrative staff at two safety-net medical clinics serving undocumented immigrants.
Formulated strategic goals and annual forecasts of revenue, expenditures and populations served for annual strategic plan while guiding necessary changes.
Built up capacity for new programs in conjunction with the development office at Catholic Charities and implemented and evaluated existing grants.
Quality Improvement Manager for Health Services, Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities 1 year
Led and developed goals for continuous quality improvement across two clinics, utilizing nationally established quality benchmarks (NCQA) in addition to implementing monitoring and evaluation systems.
Oversaw the clinic-wide implementation of an electronic health record by all health care providers in accordance with Meaningful Use Criteria.
Collected, analyzed and synthesized cultural, educational, social and demographic data about the population served to guide new program development and improve current operations.
Collaborated with clinic leadership on the move from an outdated clinic space to a new clinic space which resulted in a 150% increase in patients enrolled in services.
Engaged with colleagues across all levels of the agency to ensure nimble, streamlined and integrated services while measuring and analyzing impact.
Assistant Professor, Georgetown U., Int’l Health Department, Washington, DC 9 years
Taught and advised 500+ undergraduate students in international health and public health nursing.
Supervised and evaluated students in internship and research experiences both domestically and internationally.
Collaborated with internal and external colleagues on grant-funded research and writing on public health nursing practice, maternal child health and health disparities.
Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs (Interim), Georgetown U., School of Nursing & Health Studies 2 years
Oversaw a staff of 11, spanning Enrollment Management and Admissions for the School of Nursing and Health Studies.
Managed the enrollment and matriculation of over 800 students in undergraduate and graduate programs and collaborated across the university.
Together with the Dean, Chief Financial Officer and Associate Dean for Administration, developed new programs in conjunction with funders.
Senior Editor, Healthcareindustrytoday.com, EIN NEWS, Washington, DC 2 years
Edited and prioritized daily health care content for a news aggregator.
Post-Doctoral Fellow/Technical Officer, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland 1 year
Collaborated with the Chief Nurse Officer in developing policies and standards for nursing practice globally.
Helped to develop and write a set of global Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery through convening a global panel of experts, analyzing and synthesizing their recommendations in conjunction with the Chief Nurse Officer at WHO.
Researched, wrote and edited documents presented for consideration to the World Health Assembly.
Secretary of the Board and Communications Director, Friends of Friendship Park, Washington, DC 3 years
Develop and implement communication plans for all park events, take meeting minutes, keep databases up-to-date, create and distribute all publications, manage all social media accounts and website updates.
Facilitator, Playgroup in the Park, Washington, DC 3 years
Collaborated with Director and other faculty to create an early childhood curriculum while supporting parents through dynamic engagement with their children.
PhD - Public Health Nursing – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Master of Science in Public Health Nursing – Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
BA - Studio Art with Honors – Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
Fellow, Center for Social Justice, Georgetown University, 6 years
Recipient of Nowik Fellowship, Georgetown University
Recognition of Outstanding Service, Arista3 - Americas Think Tank Planning Work Group
Sigma Theta Tau International, Inducted into Alpha Mu Chapter