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Public Health Nutritionist, Health Educator Resume

Desired Industry: Healthcare SpiderID: 66717
Desired Job Location: Washington, District of Columbia Date Posted: 1/25/2013
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Mach 1, 2013
Desired Wage: 60,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: Undecided

To utilize my knowledge of nutrition, health promotion, and
research abilities to improve the management and delivery of public health services, while combating the childhood obesity epidemic.

Professional Experience

DC Department of Health Public Health Nutritionist
899 North Capitol ST NE 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20002
February 2008-Present
X Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) educator
X Provides nutrition education for seniors in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Food Stamp Recipients, and K-12 students
X Assists in the monitoring of nutrition related data collection procedures for child and adult population groups
X Supervise Nutrition Education Technicians who provide outreach services in the community
X Promotes the DC Eat Smart Move More Program throughout the District

Houston Associates, Inc. Manager, School Health Programs
1820 Jefferson Pl NW Washington, DC 20020
August 2006-January 2008
X Coordinates, monitors and evaluates USDAs Team Nutrition program in DC public middle and junior high schools
X Acts as a representative and supporter for DC Healthy Family Health and Fitness educators who are Team Nutrition program facilitators
X Implements, monitors and evaluates community outreach activities for DC Healthy Families.
X Promotes DC Healthy Families in all facets of community outreach
X Develops various health education materials

Career Blazers Media Advocacy Communications Temp
1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
November 2005 V August 2006
X Coordinates the distribution of news releases and other materials to media and Affiliates
X Identified Automated External Defibrillator (AED) survivors through news and journal articles
X Drafted sample letters to the editor on rural Automated External Defibrillator (AED) programs
X Secured Heart Month proclamations from White House Office of Public Liaison
X Updated local spokesperson database with heart disease survivors and media database with Congress and health policy reporters

DC Dept. Of Health Maternal & Family Health Administration Student Intern
51 N St., NE, Lower Level, Washington, DC 20002
September 2005 V November 2005
X Conducted internet and database searches on the following health topics: Maternal Health, Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Reproductive Health and Cultural Competency
X Created Reproductive Health and Cultural Competency programs, compiled binders with the components: learning Objectives, FAQs, Power Points, and additional readings
X Contributed to the Reproductive Health PowerPoint presentation that was presented in Ghana, West Africa
X Corresponded with American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society, and Centers for Disease Control to order health education materials in mass quantities for the distribution to the general public
X Composed abstracts on Cultural Competency, Reproductive Health, and Nutrition Screening
X Conducted literature reviews and research proposal on school lunch programs

Professional Experience (continued)

Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University Graduate Assistant
1025 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
August 2004 - August 2005
X Assisted professors with lesson plans for Personal Health and Human Sexuality classes
X Graded assignments, projects, presentations and exams for each class
X Logged grades into educational database to complete report cards
X Reviewed assignments and exams with students on an individual basis
Supervisor: William Yarber (812) 855-7974

Department of Athletics, Indiana University Mentor
Assembly Hall, 1001 East 17th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
January 2005 - May 2005
X Tutored student athletes in the following subject areas: English, Personal Health, International Health, Human Sexuality
X Motivated student athletes to stay focused, increase GPAs and balance the challenge of being an athlete and full time student

Food and Drug Administration Summer Intern
6100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740
May 2002 - August 2002
X Assigned to the dietary supplements and labeling department
X Researched advantages and errors in dietary and herbal supplements
X Assisted with coordination of dietetic workshops and meetings
Supervisor: Felicia Billingslea (240) 402-1804

M.S. in Health Promotion, December 2005
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Department of Applied Health Science
Overall GPA: 3.6/4.0
Major GPA: 3.5/4.0 (36 earned credits, semester hours)

B.S. in Dietetics, May 2004
Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
Department of Agriculture
Overall GPA: 3.3/4.0
Major GPA: 3.6/4.0 (128 earned credits, semester hours)

High School Diploma, May 2000
Elizabeth Seton High School, Bladensburg, MD

Honors and Activities
Volunteer DC Department of Health H1N1 Mass Vaccination Clinic (2009-2010)
Co-Chair, DC Action for Healthy Kids (2008-2010)
Completion of USF Intro to Social Marketing Course 32hrs. (2007)
Deans List Scholar 2000-2004, Virginia State University, 2005-2006 Indiana University Bloomington
Vice-President, Kappa Omnicron Nu Honor Society Kappa Beta Chapter, Virginia State (2004)
All-American Collegiate Scholar (2003)
President, Student Dietetics Club, Virginia State (2003)
All-American Collegiate Scholar (2002)
J.T. Thomas Agricultural Scholarship (2001)

Professional Meetings
Stanford University Patient Education Self Management Workshop (2007)
Town Hall Meeting on Menopause, Senate HAART Building, Washington, DC (2005)
Addiction Prevention and Recovery Administration (APRA) Annual Substance Abuse Providers Conference Gallaudet University, Washington, DC (2005)
Womens Health Institute and the Howard University Cancer Center/National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Health Issues and Concerns of Women of Color - A Call to Action V Cancer and Women Prevention, Early Detection & Treatment: Key to Survival, Washington, DC (2005)

Possesses effective organizational, communication, interpersonal, supervisory, and team-building skills; Employs initiative; Employs sensitivity, compassion and cultural competence in conflict negotiations; Encourages others to explore possibilities for life according to principles of optimal nutritional health and wellness.

Additional Information:
Certified Food Safety Manager, National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (2012)
Completion of Management Concepts Grants Management Certificate Program (2010)
USDA Food and Nutrition Service Certificate of Completion for the following webinars:
o Reaching Moms of Preschoolers with Messages that Matter (2009)
o Helping Elementary-School Age Kids and Moms Make Healthier Food Choices (2009)
Certificate of Completion USF Intro To Social Marketing Course (2007)

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