Rebecca Mandell, MS

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Bureau of Immunization
2 Lafayette St. 19th Floor
New York, NY
USA 10007

Biographical Sketch:
2008-present – Senior Analyst, Bureau of Immunization, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 2007-08 – Policy Analyst, Office of Policy & Planning, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 2002-04 – Policy Associate/Community Organizer, New York AIDS Coalition, New York, NY 2002 – Peace Corps Health Volunteer, Niger, West Africa 2000-01 – Research Coordinator, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Monitor and report on NYC DOHMH Bureau of Immunization operations in all areas, including childhood, adolescent and adult vaccination, clinic operations, surveillance, perinatal Hepatitis B prevention and emergency preparedness (2008-2010) Co-author of paper on use of an Immunization Information System to increase simultaneous administration of Tdap, MCV4 and HPV vaccine among adolescents (in progress, 2010) Partnered with public health, school and emergency personnel to plan, implement and evaluate citywide, school-based pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccination programs (2009-2010) Managed volunteer program promoting influenza awareness and vaccination during the H1N1 pandemic (2009-2010) Designed and conducted qualitative research, analyzed data and wrote report on pandemic influenza preparedness among organizations providing food to vulnerable populations in NYC (2008) Assisted Nigerién Ministry of Health with maternal and child care at local health clinic, including immunizations (2002)