Yale University School of Medicine
Evaluation and Performance Data Manager; VA Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education
August 2013 — Present
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Research Associate at Yale University School of Medicine
• Assisted faculty members with completion of federal (NIH, NIJ, USAID, NLM, FEMA), state,
and foundation grant applications.
• Fostered partnerships with other institutions and universities for future grant and research endeavors.
• Ensured that all components of grant applications have been completed and submitted.
• Created and administered Access, Excel and EndNote databases.
• Worked with faculty members and their staff on the initial stages of their funded research projects.
• Led project manager meetings to discuss concerns about research in the Emergency Department.
• Assisted with the preparation of research projects, reports, and HIC protocols.
• Successfully implemented and completed a multi-site project at three different emergency departments
in Connecticut looking at the digital divide between emergency department patients.
• Compiled the questionnaire for this project based on requirements and suggestions from faculty
• Hired, trained, facilitated the orientation, and supervised 25 staff members across the three sites.
• Coordinated with administrators and staff members at the three sites to introduce the study into their
emergency department protocols.
• Oversaw all aspects of day-to-day operations including scheduling, personnel issues, payroll,
management of adverse events, information technology solutions, data collection, data analysis and preparation of enrollment reports.
• Worked with the Municipal Planning Office to create, conduct and evaluate a large-scale community diagnostics for the completion of the long-term Municipal Development Plan.
• Worked with the Municipal Women’s Office (MWO) on methods of strategic planning, project planning, conducting funding searches, and approaches to working with community groups.
• Researched, developed and led trainings and workshops with local women’s groups on various themes such as citizen participation, domestic violence, basic computer skills, nutrition, and health and hygiene.
• Maintained complex travels arrangements, which included domestic and international travel in excess of 30 trips a year. Also coordinated travel arrangements for international group trips.
• Arranged logistics for visiting scholars, international visitors and others who were in residence, or attending meetings at the University.
• Interviewed and selected job applicants for student and staff positions.
• Supervised a work team that consisted of two staff members and several student workers.
• Traveled to Shanghai, China to meet with officials from East China University of Politics and Law regarding the inaugural cohort and final logistics for the ECUPL/SHSU Summer Study Program.
• Coordinated faculty assignments, curriculum development, and other instructional supplements.
• Handled logistics for a group of 26 students from ECUPL including housing, meals, transportation, site visits, and emergency services.
• Managed all official paperwork for the students which required an understanding of the State Department guidelines for visas and insurance.
• Completed a long-term assessment of evaluation scores utilizing the evaluation database and research tools to determine the relevance and applicability of the courses on the students’ careers using SPSS.
• Provided coordination of teaching schedules and revision of curriculum for a four-week training course offered to senior law enforcement officials from more than 65 countries.
• Participated in revisions of the curriculum for the program, which involved working with instructors and partners independently and as a team to create and implement a new training curriculum.
• Created a database to track instructors’ scores and students’ evaluations.
• Worked with other partners involved in the program to create yearly and long-term budgets and strategic plans for the Academy.