Global health advocate with administrative experience and professional relationships at Stanford Medicine spanning over 10 years. Legal background, global education, knowledge of domestic and international politics, extensive foreign language ability and exposure to cultural diversity. Travel to 25+ countries, as well as study abroad and work experience in Spanish and French. Passionate about pursuing academic career in global health with a focus in health systems research.

Current Role at Stanford

Currently support Dr. Ronald Pearl, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine in the School of Medicine
? coordination of Chairs? activities, including maintenance of complex calendar, general correspondence, event coordination and other administrative support;
? responsible for the participation and coordination of numerous departmental committees;
? participates in faculty search committees, including coordinating applicant interviews;
? coordination of clinical study monitoring visits;
? maintenance of legal files and correspondence for medical consulting work;
? departmental support, as needed

Work under the general direction of faculty or other management to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the global health division in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine. Participate in program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development
? Serve as liaison to University Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) and represent department in school-wide initiatives;
? Assist in the administration of courses, create and/or advise in the development of curriculum, develop mentorship opportunities;
? Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities;
? Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability

Education & Certifications

  • MS, Northwestern University, Global Health (2017)
  • MS, California State University, East Bay, Health Care Administration (2015)
  • BA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Political Science-International Relations emphasis, Global Studies, minor in French (2010)

Service, Volunteer and Community Work

  • Volunteer/Interpreter, Azusa Pacific University Mexico Outreach (4/2004)

    Interpreter in the project to construct a church and lead youth activities and lunch program


    Mexicali, Mexico

  • Community Volunteer, Amigos de las Americas (6/2004 - 8/2004)

    Facilitated the construction of a health post in a rural community; taught English, Spanish, and French classes; organized classes on the environment, hygiene, and health; led youth activities; distributed fruit and shade trees to the community


    Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

  • Administrative & Clinical Volunteer, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (6/2002 - 8/2005)

    ? VOLUNTEER SERVICES responsibilities included organizing volunteer applications and supporting documentation, updating volunteer files and database, answering potential volunteer inquiries, managing office in general

    ? MATERNITY responsibilities included assembling information packets, assisting nurses in care of prenatal and postpartum patients

    ? INTERPRETER SERVICES responsibilities included the management and reorganization of the ?Language Bank,? a volunteer database of foreign language speakers for interpretation


    Stanford, CA

  • Volunteer, Touch the World Ministries (6/2005 - 7/2005)

    Participated in maintenance construction of an orphanage, led youth activities there and at other schools and churches, distributed supplies to the orphanage and various refugee camps


    Kampala, Uganda

  • Billing & Clinical Services Volunteer, Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura & San Luis Obispo Counties (3/2008 - 6/2009)

    Organized and submitted insurance claims, filed medical records, assembled information packets on reproductive health, and completed other common office duties in a clinic setting with opportunities to learn about reproductive health patient services, also assisted in Spanish-speaking patient phone calls


    Santa Barbara, CA

Personal Interests

Wellness & fitness, nutrition, cooking, hiking, swimming, skiing, languages, traveling


Professional Interests

Healthcare reform, health policy, medical education, global health, sub-Saharan Africa, global surgery and anesthesia, global health management and administration

Work Experience

  • Administrative Associate - Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine (6/2003 - 1/2013)

    Intermitent temporary projects:
    ? provided general administrative support to Pain Clinic, including updating databases and filing medical records;
    ? creation of departmental faculty alumni database;
    ? served as administrative support for IT projects, including reviewing, revising, and synchronizing updates to departmental websites, assisting with help tickets, coordinating appointments for School of Medicine security requirements and monitoring completion;
    ? administrative assistance to departmental residency coordinator;
    ? front desk administration and reception


    Stanford, CA

  • Administrative Assistant - Volunteer Resources in Guest Services, Stanford Hospital & Clinics (1/2011 - 8/2011)

    Served as point contact person for prospective and active volunteers, processed volunteers for placement in hospital and clinics: led orientations, conducted group interviews, updated volunteer files and database, communicated with volunteer supervisors, trained volunteers in hospital-wide initiatives, and assisted in departmental duties, as needed (temporary)


    Stanford, CA

  • Research Assistant - Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011)

    Temporary self-supervised research projects included locating reference sources for faculty publications by employing online databases and communicating with library staff, navigating physical libraries and converting hard copy sources, inputting files into EndNote library


    Stanford, CA

  • Intern - Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organization (8/2005 - 12/2005)

    Served as a liaison between Member States and Headquarters: analyzed, interpreted, and communicated provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (world's first global public health treaty); researched and created memoranda, presentations, and reports on tobacco control in respective countries and regions; updated tobacco news article database (languages included English, French, Spanish, Portuguese). Also assisted in the correspondence, editing process, and publication of a Human Rights Based Approach to Tobacco Control, the first publication of its kind in the field of tobacco eradication


    Geneva, Switzerland

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