B2. Rock Your Flock Micro-mentoring Session: How to Market Yourself in the Current Environment
COVID has turned the entire world upside down and has changed how we do everything, especially how we prepare to apply for jobs and professional schools. Join us for in-depth small group discussions with professionals in the field as they share best practices for marketing yourself in the current environment and answer all your hard-hitting questions! In order to create a safe space, this micro-mentoring session will not be recorded.
Participants will be able to describe at least two health communication best practices for marketing themselves in the virtual and social media environment.
University of Cincinnati
Skye McDonald is a doctoral candidate at the University of Cincinnati. She received an M.S. in Health Education with an emphasis on Teacher Education as well as a B.S. in Health Education from Texas A&M University. Skye's research interests revolve around providing health education, specifically sexual health education, to individuals with disabilities, and the role caregivers play in decision-making for individuals with disabilities. She is CHES certified and has presented at numerous state, national, and international conferences. Skye currently teaches at The TALL Institute, a day program for individuals with disabilities, in Cincinnati, Ohio and is working towards becoming a Certified Sex Educator through AASECT.
Ashley S. Love, DrPH, DHSc, MPH, MS, CPH
University of Incarnate Word
Dr. Ashley S. Love is multi-disciplinary public health professional with extensive experience in health education, program design, management, and evaluation across public, governmental, and academic sectors. She served as the State Epidemiologist of Delaware and managed the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. She was a National Institute Aging Summer Fellow (William-Butler) and advocates for the aging population. Dr. Love has been an active-duty Air Force military spouse for almost 20 years.
Duston Morris, PhD, MS, CHES, CHC
Lisa Lieberman, MA, PhD, CHES
Lisa Lieberman, MA, PhD, CHES, has her master’s degree from Kent State University in Health Education, and PhD from the University of Michigan in Health Behavior and Health Education. Currently, she is Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health at Montclair State University, in NJ. She helped create and grow the department’s CEPH- accredited MPH program, and her work teaching and mentoring MPH students has been the highlight of her career. Prior to coming to MSU, Lisa spent more than 20 years conducting program planning and evaluation work for a wide range of community and government organizations, with experiences ranging from tobacco control in a countrywide initiative, sex education in NYC and other public school systems, pregnancy and parenting among young women in the foster care system, comprehensive school health programs, and systems approaches to improving health in a variety of settings. She has served on the editorial boards of SOPHE’s Health Education and Behavior, and on the Guttmacher Institute’s Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. She was recently elected as SOPHE’s Trustee for Publications.
Dr. Ashley V Parks, DrPH, MPH, MBA, MTech, MCHES®, CPH, CPHQ, HACP, CLSSBB, CPHRM, CHTS-IM, PMP, CS-MC, CPPS
Associate Professor/MPH Program Director
California Baptist University
Associate Professor & MPH Program Director, California Baptist University, Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Parks is an experienced educator and health administrator with a background in post-acute care and inpatient rehabilitation hospital quality and risk management. Dr. Parks currently works as an Associate Professor and the MPH Program Director in Public Health Sciences at California Baptist University (CBU) and as a healthcare quality consultant. Dr. Parks serves as the SOPHE Trustee for Professional Preparation. Prior to her current role, Dr. Parks worked previously as a Director of Managed Care at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and a Research Associate for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.