Christina Derbes

Christina Derbes

Work History

Work History
Nov 2011 - May 2012

Project Assistant

Sankofa Community Development Corporation

•Assisted in the development and implementation of the Sankofa HEAL project.

•Developed logic models, timelines, and objectives.

•Collaborated with community partners and stakeholders. 

•Assisted with implementation of the HEAL Project evaluation.

•Assisted in curriculum development and providing nutrition education.

•Developed and implemented children’s activities at the Sankofa Farmers Market around a theme of health and wellness.

Sep 2011 - Nov 2011

Research Assistant

Prevention Research Center

•Conducted in store surveys on availability, cost, and quality of specific foods.

•Measured shelf space devoted to certain foods.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2010

Medical Office Assistant

The Center for Longevity and Wellness

•Assisted with in- office medical procedures. 

•Served as a liaison between the physician, patients, and medical assistants.

•Entered daily patient information into electronic medical records.

•Booked patient appointments.

Sep 2006 - Jan 2007

Head Swim Coach - Mandeville High School

Franco's Athletic Club

•Led 60 swimmers through a 5 months season to compete at the state level

•Organized a training program

•Organized swim meets 

•Entered meet entries 

•Held practice Mon- Friday with once a week swim meets


Aug 2010 - May 2012

Masters in Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Jan 2006 - May 2006

Regent's College

  • Study abroad program



My main interest is in community program planning, with the end goal of preventing disease within communities. 


Goals:  I just completed my masters in community health sciences. With  my masters in public health, I am hoping to create successful programing aimed at preventing chronic and infectious disease, with the end goal of bettering the quality of life in our communities. 

Volunteer Experience

   Serving on LSU Agriculture Center Advisory Board

   Volunteer, Metro Bike Coalition New Orleans, French Quarter Bicycle Parking Inventory

   Volunteer, Metro Bike Coalition New Orleans, French Quarter Cyclist Survey

   Volunteer, New Orleans Food Co-op, promotion

   Volunteer, New Orleans City Hall Stairwell Project, data collection


I am a recently graduated public health professional looking to obtain a position relating to chronic disease prevention that will provide experience in project planning, implementation, and evaluation.



Program Evaluation

conduct focus groups  create qualitative and quantitative assessments  create objectives  Able to pinpoint process objectives: reach, fidelity, dosage, competence, and satisfaction.  Able to develop outcome objectives, including operalization of indicators.

Program Planning

  Able to create logic models, SMART objectives, timelines,  and budget page understanding of behavior change theories   

Power Point

Computer Programs: SPSS, STATA, EXCEL