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Expert in International Public Health; Behavior Change Strategies; Environmental Health; HIV/AIDS prevention

Expert ID: 727578 Colorado, USA

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Expert is a specialist in international public health and disease prevention. He has spent decades living in developing countries training local public health workers, Peace Corps Volunteers and students. He is currently a professor of international health at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He has worked for USAID, WHO, UNICEF, The Population Council of New York, etc., etc. He develops and implements behavioral change strategies, including data collection, mass media campaigns, inter-personal communications, and non-formal education methodologies.

UNICEF/NY developing environmental health training materials in 1993World Bank Health Advisor in Yemen (3 weeks) evaluating a National public health projectUSAID in S. Korea developing a National public health research and training projectW.H.O. in Tanzania and Kenya evaluating HIV/AIDS needs and efforts.Advisor to Government of Indonesia's National health education project (11 months).

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Aurora, Colorado - Fort Collins, Colorado - Arvada, Colorado - Westminster, Colorado - Boulder, Colorado - Greeley, Colorado - Longmont, Colorado - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Dr. of Public Health Subject: Family planning education Institution: U. Michigan, Ann Arbor
Year: 1959 Degree: Master in Public Health Subject: Environmental Health and Health Education Institution: U. California/Berkeley
Year: 1956 Degree: B.S Subject: Environmental Health Institution: UCLA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Professor Department: School of Engineering Responsibilities: Expert trains students in sustainable development in developing countries. He also takes classes abroad to study health care systems.
Years: 1987 to 1991 Employer: World Health Organization Title: Public Health Advisor Department: Geneva HQ Responsibilities: Public health advisor to the Papua New Guinea Ministry of Health, working on a broad range of health promotion issues, including mass communications.
Years: 1966 to 1969 Employer: Population Council of New York Title: Family Planning Education Advisor to Gov. of Pakistan Department: Responsibilities: Development and implementation of National family planning education program, including training, communications and evaluation.
Years: 1959 to 1966 Employer: USAID Title: Health Education Advisor to Thailand's Ministry of Health Department: Division of Health, Nutrition and Population Responsibilities: He assisted in the development and implementation of Thailand's National environmental health program, with emphasis on community organization, health education, training and evaluation, as well as family planning.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1973 to 1975 Agency: U.S. Deptartment of Health, Education and Welfare Role: Chief of Education, National Center for Family Planning Services Description: Expert Developed and implemented the U.S. Government's first National family planning education program.
Years: 2000 to 2000 Agency: Peace Corps Role: Description: Health Trainer in Uzbekistan and later in E. Timor for 3 1/2 months each training new Volunteres to become Community Health Volunteers

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Public Health Assocation; Health Care for All Colorado
Publications and Patents Summary
12 publications including two extensive training manuals

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert is a skilled educator at all levels, community, institutional and academic. He has a sound understanding of factors associated with local empowerment and sustainability.
Training / Seminars
Expert has developed and implemented training programs for The Peace Corps in Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Uzbekistan and E. Timor. He developed detailed environmental training materials for UNICEF and for USAID.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Thai He is highly proficient in Thai
Spanish Only moderate academic skill

Fields of Expertise

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