Creative Solutions in Professional Development
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1. List at least 3 tips for getting a public health education or health promotion job in a remote 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.
Angelica Hardee, PhD, CHES®
Dr. Angelica Hardee, a Cleveland, OH native is a health equity leader, professor, and Vice President of Health Strategy at the American Heart Association. She received her bachelors, masters, and doctorate at the University of Cincinnati (UC) studying public health, health policy and global health systems. Dr. Hardee is passionate about her community and serves as President of the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio, Board Member for the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio and Governing Councilor of Community Health Planning and Policy Development with the American Public Health Association. Dr. Hardee also serves on the executive board of the Cancer Justice Network, UC Community Advisory Board, St. Aloysius, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council, and others.
Laura Schrubb is the Internship and Professional Development Coordinator for the Master of Public Health Program at Saint Louis University’s College for Public Health and Social Justice. In her role, Laura consults with MPH students throughout the internship process. She provides resources to support students as they develop an internship opportunity that will allow them to apply the public health skills learned in the classroom to a community-based practicum experience. Laura is responsible for developing the content strategy for the MPH Professional Development Series, which provides internship and career readiness programs for MPH students and seeks to establish a foundation for ongoing professional development as public health professionals. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri. She has more than 15 years of experience developing and delivering strategic marketing, educational and corporate outreach programs in the healthcare sector.
Saint Louis University
Eliza Angarano is a Career Counselor for Saint Louis University. She has been with the university for a little over two years and works primarily with the university?s College for Public Health and Social Justice. This allows her to hone in on professional opportunities for these students and provide help with professional documents, job search, interviewing and career decision making. Prior to coming to Saint Louis University, Eliza was the Assistant Director of Career Services for Lindenwood University, Belleville campus. She spent two years developing the Career Services Department and working with students from all departments there. With a Bachelor?s Degree in Education from the University of Missouri, Columbia and a Master?s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University in St. Louis, Eliza has utilized her educational background and many years of experience in the corporate world to aid, advise and counsel current students and alumni towards their professional goals.