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Research Assistant Social Media

Gaithersburg, MD
June 16, 2022

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Vicent K. Butera

** ***** **** ******, ********* MD, 20850 918-***-****


George Washington University - Washington, DC Aug 2016- May 2018 Master of Public Health, Global Health Design Monitoring and Evaluation Jackson State University - Jackson, MS Aug 2010- May 2014 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Pre-Medicine


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) - National Cancer Institute Center for Global Health - Bethesda, MD Cancer Research Training Award Fellow Aug 2018- present

● Coordinated research in support of the International Cancer Screening Network and Affordable Cancer Technologies Programs.

● Contributed to projects supporting cancer control programming in Sub-Saharan Africa.

● Evaluating a trans-NIH Mobile Health program supporting Low and Middle Income Countries.

● Developed a survey instrument(questionnaire) used to evaluate the trans-NIH Mobile Health program.

● Led planning and successful 2019 Annual NIH Affordable Cancer Technologies Principal Investigator Meeting

● Engaging international stakeholders from Low and Middle Income Countries to address cancers associated with Tobacco and HPV.

● Perform the evaluation and data analysis of programs at the Center for Global Health.

● Guide discussions with stakeholders in the US government and international global health field.

● Plan and help coordinate international visits and delegations.

● Taking high level meeting notes minutes for both the center’s all hands meetings, and international delegation meetings.

● Collect analytics of the NCI-CGH’s social media platforms and create monthly reports. Abt Associates - Bethesda, MD

Monitoring & Evaluation Intern Jan 2018–Aug


● Performed data-driven evaluation of USAID-funded Health, Finance, and Governance (HFG) project in 27 lower- and middle-income countries. Collected data and generated data visualizations for project reporting.

● Managed Performance Monitoring Plan s(PMPs) for the 27 countries on the project.

● Co-led the building of M&E dashboard tool to track the progress of both the project and activity indicators.

● Worked with in country activity leads to collect data to update M&E reporting tool and producing quarterly reports.

● Contributed to final Health, Finance, and Governance Monitoring & Evaluation reports.

● Led efforts to transition USAID’s Health System Assessment Approach Manual for a physical hand book to an interactive online tool.

● Produced both internal and external evaluation reports and presentations for Health, Fiance and Governance, project.

● Data cleaning and analysis using R studio.

George Washington University School of Public Health Global Health Department - Washington, DC Graduate Research Assistant Aug 2016–Aug 2017

● Designed and executed research for the first phase survey on Gender and Adolescent Global Evidence, analyzing and assessing the effects of conditional and unconditional cash transfer programs on adolescent girls in developing countries. Areas of study and impact included Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nepal.

● Conducted extensive literature review on the effectiveness of conditional and unconditional cash transfer programs in improving health outcomes of adolescent girls in LMICs. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI),) - Bethesda, MD Post Baccalaureate Fellow Aug 2014–Jul 2016

● Studied and assisted in the development of Monoclonal Antibody therapies for the treatment of leukemia and solid tumors.

● Conducted both in vivo and in vitro experiments, developing specialized field research skills under the supervision of NHLBI expert researchers and mentors.

● Performed data analysis on research findings and made weekly presentations.

● Conducted cutting-edge research under the supervision of NHLBI Principal Investigator, Dr. Adrian Wiestner.

● Collaborated to submit a research paper as a second author, with the paper currently under peer review for publication.

Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

Research Assistant Aug 2012–May 2014

● Designed and implemented research testing that explored the use of Ocimum Gratissimum, a Nigerian local herb, as a possible treatment for prostate cancer.


Language: Kinyarwanda (Fluent), English (Fluent), French (Proficient) Software and technology: STATA, SAS, Tableau, ArcGIS MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Zoom, WebEx

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