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Health Educator

Sacramento, CA
February 20, 2020

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Amy Vang, MPH, CPH

**** ******* ***** #**, **********, CA 95826

209-***-**** •


To obtain a public health position that will allow me the opportunity to help underserved communities in implementing health promotion programs and achieving health equity


Touro University California Vallejo, CA, Jan. 2020

Master of Public Health, emphasis in Community Health

College of Education and Health Science Diversity Scholarship Recipient (April 2019)

University of California, Merced Merced, CA, May 2018

Bachelor of Arts: Public Health

Elected to Public External Relations for Hmong Student Association club (Jan. 2016-June 2016)


Certified in Public Health through the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE)


3+ years of experience working with youth

1 year experience in Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) and Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR)

Kaiser Permanente Health Connect, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, STATA

Fluent in spoken Hmong (proficient reading and writing)

Excellent organizational, presentation, and communication skills


Touro University California Vallejo, CA

Project Coordinator/Health Educator Oct. 2018 – Dec. 2019

Project: Youth in Action (Youth Participatory Action Research)

Developed public health curriculum for high school sophomores in the BioMed Academy at Jesse Bethel High School

Collection of student post surveys and analyzing primary data such as quantitative and qualitative data

Heightened students’ public health awareness by conducting multiple presentations that introduced core public health topics

Engaged students in class activities and worked on their critical thinking skills

Facilitated selected students in an after school Youth in Action Peer Health Promoter group

Conducted a focus group with Youth in Action Peer Health Promoter group

Collaborated with various partnerships and stakeholders

Assisted in the planning of the end of year symposium and implementation of activities

Attended the annual 2019 American Public Health Association (APHA) conference to present research findings

Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center Vallejo, CA

Data Analyst/Public Health Student Intern May 2019- Aug. 2019

Project: Evaluation of Kaiser Permanente Specialists Offering Access to Referral Services (KPSOARS) program

Evaluated KPSOARS program by data extraction and utilizing STATA

Utilized Kaiser Permanente’s data base, EPIC Health Connect for chart review and data extraction

Converted string variables into numeric and label values in order to run statistical analysis on STATA

Performed logistic regression analysis, chi-squared, t-test on STATA to get statistical results

Developed data code book for KPSOARS patients using Microsoft Excel sheet

Collaboration with a multidisciplinary team consisting of Research Project Manager, Community Medicine Fellow, and Family Medicine Physicians

Performed an oral presentation to Kaiser employees and physicians about project findings

East Oakland Boxing Association (EOBA) Oakland, CA

Program Evaluation Intern Jan. 2019- May 2019

Assessed EOBA’s after school program to see where improvements can be make

Developed intervention plan, including survey tools and student assent forms

Designed detailed outcome evaluation for a program wide intervention plan that included logic model, workplan, and budget

Fighting Back Partnership Vallejo, CA

Tobacco Prevention Educator Intern Jan. 2019- April 2019

Project: Updating Vallejo’s city ordinances

Successfully published two letters to the editor on Vallejo Times Herald

Worked alongside public health professionals to improve city of Vallejo

Advocated for an updated version of Vallejo’s smoking ordinance to include electronic smoking devices where smoking is already prohibited

Advocated for an updated version of Vallejo’s Social Host Ordinance to include stricter regulations involving cannabis usage among minors

Attended Vallejo Community Change Coalition and Healthy Air: Youth Partnership meetings

Participated in educational meeting trainings and conducted a key informant interview with Mayor, Bob Sampayan, of Vallejo


California Teaching Fellows Foundation Merced, CA

After School Coordinator Aug. 2017–June 2018

Monitored and mentored student activity each day

Prepared daily objectives and outlines/lesson plans

Set a responsible and positive example to youth

Facilitated a cooking club that promoted healthy eating weekly

UC Merced Police Department Merced, CA

Community Service Officer May 2017-June 2018

Promoted safety and security on campus by patrolling

Provided campus safety escorts and security at special events

Cooperated during emergencies by giving directions to guests about safe locations on campus

UC Merced Police Department Mentor Program Merced, CA

Mentor Sept. 2017-Dec. 2017

Empowered youth in our community to make positive life choices

Committed to supporting, guiding, and befriending a young person for a year

Helped youth develop and reach positive academic, career, and personal goals



Ho, J., Aalborg, A., Vang, A., Ha, A., Schwind, J., Parker, D. (2019). Public Health Inquiry and Youth Participatory

Action Research in a High School Biomedical Academy: An Approach to Foster Positive Youth Development and

Resiliency. Accepted for Poster Presentation at American Public Health Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting and

Expo. Philadelphia, PA.

Ha, A., Aalborg, A., Ho, J., Vang, A., Schwind, J., Parker, D. (2019). Public Health Inquiry and Youth Participatory

Action Research in a High School Biomedical Academy: Association Between Perception of Harm Related to Substance Use/Abuse and Public Health Knowledge. Accepted for Poster Presentation at American Public Health Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo. Philadelphia, PA.

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