East Greenbush, NY

Position Desired

East Greenbush, NY


Strengths & Skills

Excellent communication skills
Great analytical and problem-solving abilities
Work effectively as part of a team or independently
Experience working with confidential information
Experience with communicable disease surveillance system
Experience with electronic laboratory reporting system
CITI certified through University at Albany School of Public Health.

Professional Experience:

Health Care Association of New York State (HANYS) Data Solutions, Rensselaer, NY
“Diabetes Campaign Initiative and New York State Partnership for Patients (NYSPFP)” Research Analyst Intern, January 2012 through April 2012

Conducted statistical analysis using hospital discharge data to update hospital specific reports for the diabetes campaign initiative
Assisted with the preparation, planning and roll-out of a large culture of safety survey opened to the 178 hospitals involved in the New York State Partnership for Patients Program
Created report design to disseminate results of the survey and tracked hospital specific denominators to accurately calculate response rate
Used the appropriate statistical method to evaluate and interpret data received from the AHRQ culture of safety survey
Conducted literature reviews and summarized research studies as needed
Assisted with the preparation of materials used in webinars to educate hospitals about the AHRQ culture of safety survey

State of New York Department of Health, Emerging Infections Program (EIP), Albany, NY
“Enhanced Pertussis Surveillance Program”
Program Research Intern, March 2011 through December 2011

Conducted active, population based surveillance for cases of pertussis within specific NYS EIP counties
Developed a SAS programs to routinely identify missing and inconsistent information within pertussis case report, and automatically generated error reports to assist in the monitoring of the data quality and completeness
Assisted local health departments with pertussis outbreak investigations, including the construction of epidemiologic line lists, case ascertainment and epidemiologic curves
Performed analysis of pertussis surveillance data to show the burden of pertussis in NYS and presented results to lay and professional audience

Other Experiences

CarMax Auto Finance, Kennesaw, GA
Accounts Managing Representative, April 2009 through July 2010

Emory University: Department of Cell Biology, Atlanta, GA
Research Intern, September 2008 through November 2008

Kennesaw State University: Early Childhood Education, Kennesaw, GA
Research Assistant, January 2008 through May 2008

Kennesaw State University: Dean of Nursing Department, Kennesa...

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