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Epidemiology, Public Health

Location:
Rockville, Maryland, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2017

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MALIKAH MCNEAL, M.P.H.

Rockville, MD. ***** 757-***-**** ac3iq0@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Eastern Virginia Medical School/ Old Dominion University 2011-2013

Master of Public Health, Epidemiology Track Graduated: August 2013

Primary Subjects:

Quantitative Analysis- Statistical Reasoning, Biostatistics

Science- Social and behavioral, Environmental Health, Epidemiology

Programming/ Analytical- SAS statistical package for windows, JMP, Epi info

Program Management- Methods of Program Evaluation, Project Methods, Practicum, Capstone

Activities- Admissions & Recruitment Committee, Class Secretary of Executive Board,

Beyond Clinic Walls, Global Health Coalition, Hopes Clinic Laboratory Leadership

Old Dominion University 2005-2010

B.S. Biological Sciences, Minor in Medical Technology Graduated: May 2010

Primary Subjects:

Biology- Cell & Molecular Biology, Genetics, Human Anatomy& Physiology, Histology,

Virology, Pathophysiology, Developmental Biology

Quantitative Sciences-General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Statistics, Physics

Behavioral Sciences- Sociology, Psychology

Medical Technology- Urinalysis & Body Fluids, Clinical Microbiology, Bacteriology,

Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology

Activities- Volunteer Coordinator of Pre-Health Club

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Quantitative data management using statistical analysis software programs (SAS, SPSS, JMP, EPI info, REDCap, GIS) and knowledge of various data collection techniques

Experience performing ad hoc queries using CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) Cancer Screening & Tracking and Minimum Data Elements software programs

Experience working with research protocols and IRB (Institutional Review Board) Procedures

Operational experience with electronic medical records using Medisoft & PDQ Quick notes software

Completed training on Good Clinical Practice guidelines and 21 CFR Part 11

CERTIFICATION:

Social & Behavioral Research and Health Information Privacy & Security (HIPS) certifications by (CITI) Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (Issued: November, 2015, ID: 4205438)

PUBLICATION:

Beydoun, H., El-Amin, R., McNeal, M., Perry, C., Archer, D. Reproductive History and Postmenopausal Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Women 60 Years or Older: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. http://journals.lww.com/menopausejournal/Abstract/2013/09000/Reproductive_history_and_postmenopausal_rheumatoid.10.aspx

WORK EXPERIENCE

USDA-Agricultural Research Service (Nutrient Data Lab) Beltsville, Maryland

Statistical Analyst February, 2017-Present

Full-time (Contractor) 40 hours per week

Develops and implements strategies for data analysis, interpretation and applications using MS Access, Excel and SAS software programs

Responsible for analyzing large public databases such as National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) using predominantly SAS software

Develops data sets for web release that may be used by nutritional epidemiologists and other researchers

Identifies systematic issues with data, develops solutions and resolves any inconsistencies to ensure quality

Provides documentation for changes made in data and drafts documents for reports, web releases and manuscripts

Bio-Telemetry Research Rockville, Maryland

Data Analyst November, 2016- February, 2017

Full-time (Contractor) 40 hours per week

Provides SAS programming and data management using electronic medical record data to produce data sets and ensure quality standards in support of clinical trial research studies performed at various client sites

Ongoing monitoring of data quality through adherence to established standards and procedures

Responsible for performing other ad hoc data management activities, including data transfers and backups

Selection of statistical methods for data analysis, and conducting analysis once a reporting database is created

The George Washington University- Milken School of Public Health Washington, District of Columbia

Research Associate November, 2015- November, 2016

Full-time (Temporary, Grant Funded) 40 hours per week

Responsible for supporting the Evaluating Cancer Survivorship Care Models study funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Collaboration with medical sites on a regular basis to address concerns and receive important updates

Responsible for providing updates on patient enrollment at bi-weekly meetings and upon request for written reports and other submitted documents to PCORI

Performs data collection by conducting telephone interviews with cancer survivors on an as needed basis

Management of data collection by scheduling, training and providing supervision to Research Assistants

Data management using REDCap software, Microsoft Excel and other tracking tools daily

Responsible for cleaning, processing and longitudinal data analysis with the use of SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) to perform re-coding of variables to ensure consistency of survey data, descriptive statistics, chi-square testing, analysis of variance, and other analyses to support a mixed methods model

Responsible for providing summaries of statistical analysis results at internal research meetings

Virginia Department of Health- Division of Environmental Epidemiology Richmond, Virginia

Statistical/Data Analyst March, 2015-November, 2015

Full-time 40 hours per week

Data management and reporting to support the waterborne hazards and rabies control programs using an EPA derived BMAN (Beach Monitoring and Notification) database and pivot sheets

Responsible for the collection, entry, cleaning and analysis of data using Microsoft Excel, Dreamweaver, SAS, and SPSS software packages

Collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and various federal contractors to ensure data quality and validity of water quality results

Submission of data to EPA to meet reporting requirements using XML files

Collaboration with information management staff to develop and maintain customized web pages with updated content and statistical information to notify general population

Completed introductory level training with co-worker on Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Preparation of data and statistics for off-site presentations, internal and external evaluation reports

Virginia Department of Health-Division of Health Promotion &Prevention Richmond, Virginia

Every Woman’s Life Quality Control Coordinator (Data Manager) October, 2013-March, 2015

Part-time 29 hours per week

Management of the data collection and reporting system for timely collection of program data required by federal funders

Development of mechanisms to ensure the recovery of database information and tracking of errors in data quality and validity

Partnership with federal contractors to develop or modify EWL data system to achieve program goals

Collaboration with the Clinical Coordinator to ensure the data reporting system reflects current medical and nursing standards for breast and cervical screening and cancer treatment

Utilization of appropriate data to determine the state cancer burden for reporting and evaluation

Serves as the liaison between the CDC and the program on all data related issues

Participation in team site visits to improve provider performance

Virginia Commonwealth University- Medical College of Virginia Richmond, Virginia

Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry (MATR) Interviewer May, 2014- November, 2015

Part-time 12-15 hours per week

Responsible for conducting phone interviews using Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)

Primary tasks include contacting adult twins and parents of juvenile twins regarding registering with the MATR or participation in specific research project conducted on various health related topics

Collaboration with the project coordinator to resolve issues related to participant inquiries, questions or complaints

Adherence to the confidentiality policy for protection of a participant’s right to privacy

STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS/ INTERNSHIPS

Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, Virginia

Graduate Research Practicum April, 2013- August, 2013

Part-time 15-20 hours per week

Cross-sectional study on the effect of Cadmium and Lead Exposure on hearing in individuals aged 12 years of age and older

Performed literature reviews to determine the extent of existing research using several online scholarly journal articles pertaining to audiometry

Goal is to determine if exposure to Cadmium and Lead are correlated with hearing loss while controlling for occupational and non-work-related noise as potential confounders

Multivariate logistic regression analysis performed using laboratory and questionnaire data from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) 2007-2008 database

SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) used for data analysis and management

Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, Virginia

Student Epidemiology Methods I Project October, 2012- December, 2012

Part-time 15-20 hours per week

Cross-sectional study performed on the effect of C-reactive protein levels on Cardiovascular disease

Goal is to determine if C-reactive protein levels are associated with Cardiovascular disease

Performed literature reviews to determine relevance of research topic and presence of existing research using electronic medical journals (Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), etc.)

Data analysis performed using Laboratory and Questionnaire data from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) 1999-2002 database

Chi-square testing was used to describe the strength of association between C-reactive protein and HDL

(High Density Lipoprotein) levels

SAS (Statistical Analysis Software) used for data analysis and management

Eastern Virginia Medical School/Jones Institute

For Reproductive Medicine Norfolk, Virginia

Graduate Research Practicum August, 2012 – April, 2013

Part-time 15-20 hours per week

Prospective Cohort study on the effect of NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) on fertility in women ages 18-35 with rheumatoid arthritis

Patients meeting inclusion criteria recruited from Rheumatology doctor’s offices

Goal is to determine if the intake of NSAIDS are correlated with infertility in rheumatoid patients

Preparation of a telephone interview script and survey tool using inclusion and exclusion criteria

Data collection from rheumatoid arthritis patients using the telephone interview survey

VOLUNTEER WORK

H.O.P.E.S Clinic Norfolk, Virginia

Laboratory Leadership April, 2013- July 2013

Part-time 5 hours per week

Provided assistance to student physicians and residents with laboratory support

Processed and tested samples collected from bodily fluids

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Chesapeake, Virginia

Phase II Volunteer April, 2007 – August, 2007

Part-time 5-10 hours per week

Responsible for changing patients’ bed linens

Transported bed stretchers to the Surgical Admitting Unit

Transported patients from recovery room to Discharge for same day surgery



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