National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
New York University College of Dentistry
Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC), HHS Office of Minority Health
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/FIOCRUZ-Brasilia (Brazil)
Rwanda Ministry of Health
Solving Kids' Cancer
UNICEF (NYC Headquarters)
World Health Organization
(1) Provided strategic counseling on a national program to address infant mortality inequities among African Americans and other at-risk groups. (2) Evaluated Phase I results of OMHRC national Preconception Peer Educator (PPE) Program. (3) Designed and facilitated professional development workshops for OMHRC/OMH staff members and senior officers on topics including health communication planning, e-health, and program evaluation. (4) Developed capacity for multisectoral partnerships and community engagement for infant mortality prevention via a participatory and community-/stakeholder-driven process.
Partnered with like-minded organizations or other agencies/firms to provide strategic counseling, contribute to strategic planning. and/or develop cross-sectoral collaborations on issues related to equal access to innovation (e.g., products and/or services), in fields such immunization, disease prevention and wellness, tuberculosis, infectious diseases, and immigrant health. Other recent topics included cultural competence, oral health, integrating community engagement strategies in clinical settings, and organizational growth and change. Sample partners include Grameen Primacare, GCI-Health, and The Economist Intelligence Unit.
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(1) Designed the evaluation process and key indicators for a national communication initiative by UNICEF-Kyrgyzstan, which aims to remove barriers to vaccine acceptance and improve routine immunization rates among children; 2) In collaboration with UNICEF colleagues, lead the publication of a paper in Global Health Promotion on a multisectoral evaluation model previously developed by SECI team members and also implemented in this work.
(1) Conducted an assessment of the monitoring and evaluation system for health promotion interventions in Rwanda; (2) Worked with national and regional officers from UNICEF and the Rwanda Ministry of Health and their local and international partners to develop a consensus-driven and participatory framework for the evaluation of the 1000 Days in the Land of 1000 Hills national initiative to eliminate chronic malnutrition among children and pregnant women.
1) Designed and delivered two modules/interactive workshops for a course on Health Communication, which is designed for staff members of the local Ministry of Health (MOH), health journalists, communication specialists, and other professionals. 2) Provided strategic input on the importance of strengthening communication systems in Brazil via capacity building and training.
Adventist Development and Relief Agency
Ajuda do Povo para o Povo (ADPP)
American Diabetes Association
American Liver Foundation
America Red Cross
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Fiocruz-Brasilia (Oswald Cruz Foundation- Brasilia, Brazil)
Literacy Assistance Center
National Association of Medical Communicators
National Ministry of Health (Angola)
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Office of Minority Health Resources Center (OMHRC), HHS OMH
Park Slope Geriatric Day Center
Penn State University
Rwanda Ministry of Health District Offices
Skin Cancer Foundation
St. Jude Medical
The College of New Jersey
University of Chicago