I teach MHA-525, Community Health & Managerial Epidemiology at the Masters of Healthcare Administration Program at Pacific University
Provided key scientific, technical, and administrative support for an investigator conducting clinical epidemiologic research in the areas of antibiotic-resistant bacterial diseases, antibiotic utilization, and medical informatics. Requires expertise in biostatistics/epidemiology, managing large relational datasets in SAS, statistical programming in SAS, and strong organizational skills.
Discovered and fully characterized Cryptococcus neoformans biofilm formation. Conceived an alamar blue assay for drug susceptibility testing of Candida albicans biofilms. Designed biofilm triple-stain protocol for multi-photon confocal laser scanning microscopes. Presented research monthly, to the Cancer Research Institute. Trained and remotely supervised several Cancer Research Institute employees. Met complex, local, state and federal safety requirements.
Taught multiple microbiology laboratory sections, each with 14+ students. Developed lesson plans, quizzes/exams and experiments. Managed culture storage and preparation for microbiology department. Emphasized teamwork among new teaching assistants for maximum efficiency. Chaired daily lab meetings for lab manager as needed.
Investigate outbreaks or clusters of disease. Provide consultation on or lead critical disease outbreak or contact investigations; including compiling information from multiple sources to aid in determining agents, or evaluating the environmental aspects contributing to communicable disease conditions and identifying corrective actions for morbidity and mortality.
Concentration: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Concentration: Biology and Philosophy
Epidemiology, infectious disease, death investigation, forensic epidemiology, public health, research, fungal biofilms, HPV, norovirus, environmental health, biostatistics, SAS, Stata, disease transmission