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Community Health Specialist/Health Educator

Raleigh, North Carolina, 27613, United States
March 17, 2011

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Linda Davis-Hurd

**** ********** ***** 919-***-**** (cell)

Raleigh, North Carolina 27613 919-***-**** (home)


Qualifications Summary

Experienced pharmaceutical sales professional with outstanding organizational skills and history of drive, determination and delivery of expected results. Instrumental in brainstorming, planning and participation in special speaker presentations to include meeting arrangements for breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings in physician offices, hospitals and grand rounds. Designed, developed and implemented health and wellness programs in a community hospital environment. Customer-focused with ability to troubleshoot and offer options and possible solutions to issues and concerns.

Work Experience

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Durham, North Carolina 2005 -2009

Specialty Territory Account Manager, Pharma

*Strategic market positioning allowed for growth of existing market share of proton-pump

inhibitor, Protonix, and an antidepressant, Effexor XR

*Two years as a POD member, team collaborator and contributor, as well as, three years of

self-directed goals attainment for assigned products

*Launch of new antidepressant, Pristiq, resulting in goal attainment by end of first year in market.

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Norfolk, Virginia 1996 – 1998

Area Field Trainer, Pediatric Division

*Coached and mentored new hires in territory probation period both in home office sales training

classes and in the field following completion of required sales training

*Initiated and coordinated discussions on product literature review, journal articles and sales

presentation approaches

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Norfolk, Virginia 1991 -2005

Territory Sales Representative, Pediatric Division

*Enterprising energy to start-up and carry-out special assignments as directed by district manager

*Buy and Bill injectables, Hibtiter and Prevnar vaccines to assigned pediatric and family practice offices

*Improved employee morale by designing and implementing learning games at POA meetings

*Earned privilege to participate in national and area sales conventions and exhibits

*Selected to represent district in regional peer advisory committees

*Instrumental in securing hospital rotation for infant nutritionals through P&T committee presentations

Chesapeake General Hospital, Chesapeake, Virginia 1984 -1991

Certified Aerobics Instructor

Program Coordinator Women’s Wellness Center

*Designed, developed, implemented and coordinated wellness classes/seminars for the newly

created Women’s Wellness Center at the hospital to include childbirth education, breastfeeding,

parenting, stress management, aerobics and healthful living

*Responsible for budget preparation, projections and administration

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Linda Davis-Hurd .

Education and Training

Partnership For Biotechnology Workforce Training, Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State Examination to receive CPT designation

Wake Technical Community College, CAPSTONE BIOWORK Center Raleigh, NC

Certificate of Completion Elements of cGMP in Biomanufacturing

Wale Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC

Certificate of Completion BIOWORK

James Madison (College) University, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Bachelor of Science, Pre-Public Health, Biology Minor

Varsity Cheerleader, Phi Mu Sorority, Madison College Ambassador Program, Tutor to migrant

Farmers and their families

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Certificate of Health Care Management, School of Continuing Education

The Certified Medical Representative Institute, Inc. Roanoke, Virginia

Completed Coursework:

Nutrition, Wellness and Disease

Human Body Pathology and Treatment

Disease Management

Psychology of Selling

Listen and Be Listened To

Conducting Effective Negotiations

Behavioral Pathology and Treatment

Business and Strategic Planning for the Healthcare Representative

Community/Volunteer Activities

Member, Baptist Grove Church, Leesville Road, Raleigh, NC

Leader, AWANA Youth Ministry, Baptist Grove Church, Raleigh, NC

Instructor, Vacation Bible School, Baptist Grove Church, Raleigh, NC

Fund-raiser, Arthritis Foundation of America, Last Chance Marathon, Daytona Beach, FL

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