• Adjunct Instructor, Family And Preventive Medicine

Research Summary

Healthcare Quality Improvement, Healthcare Economics


  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Public Health, Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah. Project: Emergency Physician Awareness of Medical Cost and its Impact on Patients' Medical Adherence Following an Emergency Department Visit
  • Masters, Public Health, University of Glasgow



  • Twenty years of international and domestic experience in public health including: health care quality improvement, LEAN processing, clinical research, grant writing, project development and evaluation, community health education, disease eradication programming, case management, and personnel management of a culturally diverse staff.
  • ‘LEAN’ Six Sigma Leadership Performance and Quality Improvement Certification
  • Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement
  • Extensive IRB (regulatory) experience including compliance, quality control, modifications, submissions, regulatory documentation, report preparation, and research correspondence.
  • Recipient of the Spotlight Program Award for outstanding contribution to research, UC, Irvine 2007.
  • Certified in HIV/AIDS Instructor program, HIV/AIDS Prevention Counseling, and HIV Testing.
  • Languages: English, French (ACTFL Intermediate-high) and Songhay Zarma (ACTFL Advanced).
  • Computer skills: STATA, SAS, RedCap databases, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe, and Publisher.
  • Specialties: Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Health Policy, Global Health, Health Education, Clinical Research, Outreach, Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Health Program Development and Evaluation, Health Economics.