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My short term objective is to use the skills I've acquired through graduate school and through my professional experience to contribute to internatoinal development projects.

My mid term objective is to acquire techinical expertise in the areas of economic growth, public health, and disaster response, and to put those skills to use in a developing country.

My long term objective is to direct international disaster response efforts to both natural disasters and political crisis on the behalf of either a government body or an international NGO.

Work experience

Sep 2007Dec 2007


·Developed a textbook on pathophysiology and public health from its initial planning stages to final

              publication by coordinating the work of over 60 authors.

·Evaluated all incoming content for appropriateness and overall uniformity and made revisions as


·Authored chapter on the pathophysiology of sleep disorders and their relevance to public health.

·Researched health related topics and contributed material to multiple chapters.

May 2007Aug 2007

Global Health Intern

Emerging Markets Group

·Assisted with writing proposals for global health projects funded by USAID.

·Reviewed Emerging Markets Group’s health projects portfolio and composed lessons learned.

·Researched best practices and composed project guidelines for global health issues such as

              social franchising, sustainable financing, and integrated HIV/AIDS disease management.

·Completed proposal process training including modules on project staffing, recruiting, and proposal


Sep 2006May 2007

Government Affairs Fellow

·Supported the organization’s Political Action Committee by researching candidates and tracking


·Drafted public policy updates and action alerts for the Academy’s membership.

·Researched health care policy issues at the state and federal levels.

·Represented the organization in meetings with medical group coalitions and federal entities.

May 2006Jul 2006

Global Health Consultant


·Composed success stories for projects addressing family planning, contraceptives security,

              immunization, community-based health insurance, equity funds, health education, and health

              information systems.

·Assisted in drafting the project’s annual report to USAID.

·Translated materials and presentations from French to English.

·Visited primary health care facilities to meet with site staff regarding the implementation of

              community-based health insurance arrangements.

Aug 2005May 2006

Government Affairs/Health Policy Intern

Families USA

·Collected and analyzed data for health policy media report.

·Analyzed federal budgets for health expenditures and composed summary reports.

·Authored materials relevant to current health policy debates.

·Attended and reported on Congressional committee hearings and press conferences.

·Developed strategies to promote Families USA’s legislative agenda.


Sep 2005Dec 2007

Master of Public Health


- Global Health Policy

- Program Design and Evaluation

- Health Communications

- Health Behavior

- Epidemiology

- Environmental and Occupational Health

- Biostatistics

- Statistical Packages

- Pharmaceutical Policy

Aug 2001Jul 2005

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Economics

Minor: Spanish


Sep 2003Dec 2003


Universidad de Alicante


Spanish Language
Statistical Analysis
Microsoft Office
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access

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