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Rashon Lane

Rashon Lane

Behavioral Scientist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Behavioral Scientist

-Serve as an evaluation subject matter expert in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention using systems and behavioral change research for process, outcome and impact evaluations, specifically addressing hypertension prevention, sodium reduction and global health
-Provide one-on-one technical assistance to international, state and community health agencies in evaluating community-based health prevention and policies
-Serve as the accountability and monitoring lead for the HHS Million Hearts® Initiative  
-Serve as a Certified Contract Officer Technical Representative (COTR) for several federal contracts
-Develop evaluation instruments, databases, data collection strategies, and indicators for national level evaluations in heart disease and stroke prevention and HIV/AIDS
-Conducted research of peer review and gray literature to develop a research agenda for sodium reduction
-Lead evaluator and technical monitor for the implementation science research project “Evaluating the Uptake, Use and Implementation of the IOM recommendations on Hypertension” using a mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) evaluation design
-Led case study evaluation of “Communities Implementing Sodium Reduction Initiatives,” a national policy, systems and environmental change initiative to increase practice based evidence
-Lead literature synthesis development, developed a literature database, guided monitoring/evaluation reporting, and provided programmatic/administrative support to support Global HIV/AIDS priorities (Angola, Namibia)
-Provide evaluation consultation to the CDC China and Brazil Ministry of Health on implementing non-communicable disease program evaluation in country
-Provide strategic and technical support for Namibia’s Partnership Framework Implementation Plan to improve interagency processes and set targets for expanding country ownership
-Develop evaluation metrics presentation for the FELT program’s short course in sodium reduction

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Career
Career medium 03

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Behavioral Scientist

-Serve as an evaluation subject matter expert in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention using systems and behavioral change research for process, outcome and impact evaluations, specifically addressing hypertension prevention, sodium reduction and global health
-Provide one-on-one technical assistance to international, state and community health agencies in evaluating community-based health prevention and policies
-Serve as the accountability and monitoring lead for the HHS Million Hearts® Initiative  
-Serve as a Certified Contract Officer Technical Representative (COTR) for several federal contracts
-Develop evaluation instruments, databases, data collection strategies, and indicators for national level evaluations in heart disease and stroke prevention and HIV/AIDS
-Conducted research of peer review and gray literature to develop a research agenda for sodium reduction
-Lead evaluator and technical monitor for the implementation science research project “Evaluating the Uptake, Use and Implementation of the IOM recommendations on Hypertension” using a mixed method (quantitative and qualitative) evaluation design
-Led case study evaluation of “Communities Implementing Sodium Reduction Initiatives,” a national policy, systems and environmental change initiative to increase practice based evidence
-Lead literature synthesis development, developed a literature database, guided monitoring/evaluation reporting, and provided programmatic/administrative support to support Global HIV/AIDS priorities (Angola, Namibia)
-Provide evaluation consultation to the CDC China and Brazil Ministry of Health on implementing non-communicable disease program evaluation in country
-Provide strategic and technical support for Namibia’s Partnership Framework Implementation Plan to improve interagency processes and set targets for expanding country ownership
-Develop evaluation metrics presentation for the FELT program’s short course in sodium reduction

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Shanti

Intern

-Reviewed and prepared HIV/AIDS training and capacity building evaluation materials funded by The Ryan White, Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Grant
-Assisted in a ‘train the trainer’ model that provided peer educators with training on how to work with people of color who may have or be at risk for getting HIV
-Created a learning series that strengthened organizational capacity for HIV/AIDS service organizations
-Assessed community needs and provided technical assistance for HIV community based organizations
-Maintained a reference library database used for evaluation capacity building

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Career
Career medium 06

Shanti

Intern

-Reviewed and prepared HIV/AIDS training and capacity building evaluation materials funded by The Ryan White, Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Grant
-Assisted in a ‘train the trainer’ model that provided peer educators with training on how to work with people of color who may have or be at risk for getting HIV
-Created a learning series that strengthened organizational capacity for HIV/AIDS service organizations
-Assessed community needs and provided technical assistance for HIV community based organizations
-Maintained a reference library database used for evaluation capacity building

Career

Contra Costa County Health Services

Public Health Educator

-Initiated and planned community based activities events on adolescent health and drug prevention including: HIV/AIDS prevention, reducing sexual risk behaviors, tobacco use, alcohol use, MDMA use, nutrition and physical activity
-Designed and executed public health prevention curriculum for adolescents in diverse communities
-Collaborated with multiple school districts throughout Contra Costa County to implement school based health curriculum
-Synthesized and translated public health literature to assist in program implementation

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 06

Contra Costa County Health Services

Public Health Educator

-Initiated and planned community based activities events on adolescent health and drug prevention including: HIV/AIDS prevention, reducing sexual risk behaviors, tobacco use, alcohol use, MDMA use, nutrition and physical activity
-Designed and executed public health prevention curriculum for adolescents in diverse communities
-Collaborated with multiple school districts throughout Contra Costa County to implement school based health curriculum
-Synthesized and translated public health literature to assist in program implementation

Career

Claremont Graduate University

Research Assistant

-Coordinated the “Conversations that Matter” project with southern California school district superintendents which led to establishing a systemic collaboration between K-12 and higher education institutions
-Applied behavioral, social science and systems theories to identify innovative approaches to policy research
-Communicated behavioral and social science research findings to multiple audiences
-Managed relationships with diverse stakeholders to develop goals and objectives in order to implement research strategies
-Coded and analyzed data for public policy focus groups on superintendents’ engagement in local, state and federal policy
-Created program logic models that articulated the relationships between academia, K-12 schools and broader community

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 05

Claremont Graduate University

Research Assistant

-Coordinated the “Conversations that Matter” project with southern California school district superintendents which led to establishing a systemic collaboration between K-12 and higher education institutions
-Applied behavioral, social science and systems theories to identify innovative approaches to policy research
-Communicated behavioral and social science research findings to multiple audiences
-Managed relationships with diverse stakeholders to develop goals and objectives in order to implement research strategies
-Coded and analyzed data for public policy focus groups on superintendents’ engagement in local, state and federal policy
-Created program logic models that articulated the relationships between academia, K-12 schools and broader community

Career

Center for Human Development

Mentoring Coordinator

-Established and implemented an adolescent school-based health prevention program at six sites in three school districts
-Developed alcohol, tobacco and other drug curriculum and community based activities
-Recruited and trained thirty-five volunteers in mentoring and health prevention curriculum
-Maintained high retention rates of unpaid volunteers in providing health prevention services
-Created a series of training manuals and -Managed overall progression of mentoring relationship between high school mentors and their middle-school protégés

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 05

Center for Human Development

Mentoring Coordinator

-Established and implemented an adolescent school-based health prevention program at six sites in three school districts
-Developed alcohol, tobacco and other drug curriculum and community based activities
-Recruited and trained thirty-five volunteers in mentoring and health prevention curriculum
-Maintained high retention rates of unpaid volunteers in providing health prevention services
-Created a series of training manuals and -Managed overall progression of mentoring relationship between high school mentors and their middle-school protégés

Career

Claremont Graduate University

MA, Social Pyschology and Evaluation

Tuskegee University

BA, Psychology

Contra Costa College

A.A., Liberal Arts, Honors

Middle college high school

Claremont Graduate University

MA, Social Pyschology and Evaluation

Tuskegee University

BA, Psychology

Contra Costa College

A.A., Liberal Arts, Honors

Middle college high school