Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Sexually Transmitted Disease Program
2615 S. Grand Avenue, Room 500
July 2000 – Present STD Program, Department of Health Services Los Angeles, CA
Director of Communications & Program Evaluation
Design and direct qualitative and quantitative formative and evaluative research for campaigns, programs and interventions.
Analyze data, and prepare presentations with interpretations and recommendations for implementing interventions.
Manage the publication, design, and dissemination of surveillance reports from the STD Program.
Manage and coordinate public announcements and interviews with news media in television, print, and radio.
Direct mobile STD counseling, testing and outreach activities.
Direct community STD counseling and testing partnerships with CBOs.
July 2000 – July 2002 Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. Sherman Oaks, CA
Directed qualitative and quantitative research for domestic and international television clients for brand design, positioning, market segmentation, trade-off analysis, and attitudes and preference analysis.
Designed and analyzed face-to-face, telephone, and online survey research.
Conducted executive interviews and focus groups.
Coordinated research with various field agencies in Latin America.
Wrote reports and prepared presentations of research results with interpretations and recommendations for clients to act upon.
Made cold calls, prepared and presented sales pitches to Latin American prospects, and wrote research proposals.
Montoya, J. A., Kent, C., Rotblatt, H., Kerndt, P., & Klausner, J. (2005). A social marketing campaign and significant syphilis testing among MSM. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 32 (7), pp. 000-000.
Taylor, M., Montoya J. A., Cantrell, R., Mitchell, S. J., Williams, M., Jordahl, L., Freeman, M., Brown, J., Broussard, D., & Roland E. (2005). Interventions in the commercial sex industry during the rise in syphilis rates among men who have sex with men (MSM). Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 32 (10), pp. 000-000.