Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention/Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
1600 Clifton Road MS D21
2011-present - Health scientist, CDC, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention/Office of the Director, Atlanta , GA
2001-2011 Coordinating scientist/ORISE fellow, contractor, research coordinator, ASPH fellow - CDC, the Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide); Division of Adolescent and School Health; Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity; National Center for Environmental Health, Environmental Health Services Branch, Atlanta, GA
Responsible for the development of guidelines and recommendations for HIV prevention through the identification of evidence-based practices and programs.
Provided technical advice and expertise in the development of guidelines and recommendations on a variety of topics including asthma, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, obesity, physical activity, tobacco prevention, immunizations.
Received several CDC awards and authored and co-authored numerous articles on various public health topics.
“Implementing Updated Federal Government Recommendations about HIV Prevention for Persons with HIV: A High-Impact Approach for HIV Prevention” for the upcoming Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) conference, San Francisco, California, 18-21 August 2013
“Forthcoming CDC/HRSA Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV - Recommendations about Reproductive Health and Pregnancy Care”, poster presented at the XIX International AIDS Conference Washington D.C., 22–27 July 2012
“Public health interventions for asthma: an umbrella review, 1990-2010”- the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, April 2012 (Co-author)
“School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity”; MMWR, Recommendations and Reports, Volume 60, No. RR-5, September 16, 2011 (Technical advisor)
“Effectiveness of Home-Based Multi-Trigger Multi-Component Interventions with an Environmental Focus for Reducing Asthma Morbidity: A Systematic Review” - the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, July 2011 (Co-author and guest editor)
“Economic Value of Home-Based Environmental Interventions: A Systematic Review”- the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, July 2011 (Co-author)
“The Science and Value behind Targeted Home Environmental Interventions” webinar presentation for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Program Evaluation webinar series- presented October 22, 2009