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Fort Worth, TX
May 18, 2020

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Sushmitha Ananth

Fort Worth, TX-***** 940-***-**** LinkedIn: /sushmitha-ananth-7151a0150


An accomplished Public Health Epidemiologist with a focus on Infections Diseases. Skilled in Epidemiological Investigation, Data Management and Analysis, Data Entry, and Health Marketing. Seeking a position in the public health sector to contribute to the improved health of others.


Over 2 years’ experience in analytical skills and experience interpretation of quantitative and qualitative data using data collection and data management, datasets, charts, maps, visualizations, and narrative using analysis using Excel, SAS, and SPSS

Experience in serving as a liaison, engage and leveraging resources through collaborative public and private partnerships to advance public health goals

Exceptional teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate in a cross-functional environment

Ability to design evaluation plans and have experience in health promotion and awareness campaigns for different sectors through presentations and educational programs


Master of Public Health Epidemiology May 2020

University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) Fort Worth, TX

Related Coursework: Data Analysis for Epidemiology, Epidemiological Disease Surveillance, Diseases from Animals to Humans, Chronic Diseases, Infectious Diseases (Report Writing, Infection Control, Outbreak Investigation),& Survey Research and Design

Certified in Public Health Dec 2019

National Board of Public Health Examiners

Bachelor of Science Biology with Research Emphasis May 2018

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) Denton, TX


Tarrant County Public Health Epidemiology Department Volunteer April 2020-Present

Fort Worth, TX

Conduct COVID-19 case interviews and investigations

Review cases and laboratory reports to perform data entry tasks in Quickbase surveillance application for COVID-19 response

Conduct quality analyst tasks on completed case investigations for completeness and accuracy

Continuously find new and better ways of performing data entry job

UNTHSC Department of Epidemiology Graduate Research Assistant Nov 2019-Present

Fort Worth, TX

Investigation and analysis were done for mitigation of mosquito borne disease incidents using active surveillance data to support research-based data requests using Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

Abstracted epidemiological data from a disease surveillance project (Arbovirus) and contributed to writing papers that identified clinically significant symptoms associated with confirmed cases of Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika, using Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint

Basic epidemiology communication skills were used to communicate the results

UNTHSC Office of Care and Civility Intern Fort Worth, TX June 2019-April 2020

Collaborated with supervisors and peers with program planning and development for health promotion, prevention and awareness programming weeks such as Suicide Prevention Week and World Mental Health Day

Contributed on developing an anxiety and depression risk web-based survey system for campus to better understand the prevalence of anxiety and depression of students by program and year

Construction of program evaluation [process] plans for six current health programming was done to identify areas of improvement.

Reporting writing on process evaluation findings to identify key stakeholders and policy changes to improve the health outcomes of the UNTHSC community

Created a programming guide to mobilize partners, assess the needs of the UNTHSC community, develop and implement health promotion and awareness programs and to outline process evaluation methodology to assess the effectiveness of the program

Appropriate research methodology was used to evaluate primary research articles and analyze data using SAS and SPSS from web-based National Collegiate Health Assessment (NCHA) survey and presented findings and recommendations on next steps to senior leadership, clients, and broader foundation staff at the Division of Student Affairs.


UNTHSC Center for Academic Performance Tutor Fort Worth, TX July 2019- April 2020

Provided counseling to students in understanding the main objectives of the course and implementing effective study strategies

Help build students’ self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and confidence levels through the process of offering individualized attention and instruction

UNTHSC Office of Admissions Graduate Student Assistant Fort Worth, TX Sept 2018- April 2020

Assisted in planning and organizing more than ten campus events, and designed and established social media presence for the office through facebook and Instagram

Implemented emergency protocols as they occur utilizing crisis intervention skills and resources

Achieved position as a student ambassador via excellence as a Graduate Assistant

Worked under supervision to develop questionnaire for a Quiz Bowl tournament for the School of Public Health


UNTHSC Public Health Student Government Association Mentor Aug 2019- April 2020

Fort Worth, TX

Motivated students to get involved in activities and organizations by directing them to appropriate resources

Helped establish goals and objectives for the semester

Helped mentees connect to prospective networks by hosting networking events and building rapport with professors in the program

UNTHSC Public Health Student Government First Year Representative Sep 2018-Sept 2019

Fort Worth, TX

Responsible for ensuring meetings are effectively organized

Assisted in planning events/activities for public health week

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