Sureyya E. Hornston, PhD, MPH

1600 Clifton Rd
Mailstop E-44
Atlanta, GA
USA 30333

Biographical Sketch:
Conducted similar workshops on social marketing and health communications throughout the U.S. and in other countries as part of my regular job. Responsible for health communications for CDC’s National Syphilis Elimination Effort (SEE) and provide technical assistance to STD project areas (1999-present). Develop appropriate formative research methodology and behavior change communication (BCC) tools for use in the field. Conduct needs assessments, program assessments; initiate and conduct behavioral research to expand understanding of Most At-Risk Populations (MARPs), such as CSWs and MSM. Provide technical assistance to CDC’s global public health initiatives on HIV, STDs, avian influenza, in addition to technical assistance to WHO on Pandemic Preparedness and risk communications. 1999-present – Health Communication Specialist, CDC, Division of STD Prevention, Atlanta, GA 1998-1999 – Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine (ATPM) Fellow, CDC, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity (DNPA) and Division of Adult and Community Health (DACH) 1997-1998 – Graduate Teaching Assistant, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Department of International Health 1987-1996 – Co-founder, President, Atlanta International Trading Company 1980-1985 – Chief Medical Assistant, Laboratory Supervisor for "Gram Negative Rods Reference Laboratory" and Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Tropical Diseases, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey