Certified health professional with strong experience in program development, quality improvement, translational research, grant writing and evaluation.
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My professional background and expertise are serving me well in my writing endeavors as evidenced by the breadth and depth of my current freelance work. In addition, I have honed the ability to collaborate effectively with others, which is key to producing quality deliverables in a timely fashion. For example, I have been a key player in grant proposal development for many organizations....
Brief descriptions of the types of freelance work I do for each of my regular clients...
Quality Improvement Plan I composed for a health care organization that had recently...
Hypertension Quality Improvement Project
Resource Needs Specification prepared for a Quality Improvement Team addressing...
Select Sections of Grant Proposal re: a Patient Navigator Program
Work plan matrix attachment to Patient Navigator Grant Proposal included in this...
Strategic Approach/Work Plan section of Grant Proposal regarding a Patient Navigator...
e-Book re: healthcare real estate and construction (blinded copy) composed for a client...
Contracted to deliver state-mandated revision of a county's pandemic flu response plan....
Submitted to the International Sports Sciences Association to become a Certified...
In addition to the text that follows, please review the "Current Clientele" document in my portfolio to learn more about my work.
PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT and GRANT WRITING resulting in submission to funding organization(s) selected by the customer. I will deliver a complete draft for customer review, followed by two to three revisions, all in the format requested by the customer. Contract work (deliverables) deemed unacceptable after the third revision will result in contract termination. The scope of work may include development of a CONCEPTUAL/LOGIC MODEL, an EVALUATION PLAN, REFERENCE LIST, LETTERS OF INTEREST/COVER LETTERS, as well as prospect research. A Project Agreement document will specify the services to be performed for the specific project and timeline for deliverables. I will prepare the Project Agreement for customer approval following an initial meeting with customer's project team and preliminary review of project planning documentation.
In addition to grant writing, I am available for a wide variety of EDITING assignments (including ESL assignments), with medicine, science, and health and wellness being my areas of expertise.
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Independent Contractor (Freelancer)
Grant Writer and Medical/Scientific Editor
2013 - Present
See the document in my portfolio here on Elance that describes the types of freelance work I do for my CURRENT CLIENTELE.
Cornerstone Health Care
2012 - 2013
Director of Care Coordination/Director of Clinical Quality:
Collaborated with Chief Medical Officer to facilitate care model redesign to successfully transition from Fee-For-Service to...
Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine
Quality Improvement Coordinator
2010 - 2012
Coordinated quality improvement (QI) efforts including development, implementation, data collection and analysis to
achieve targeted objectives. Co-chair Clinical Excellence and Quality Committee....
Contract Work: Grantwriting and Public Health
2006 - 2010
State/grant-funded and contract positions with: Guilford County, Central North Carolina Partnership for Public Health, and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Assignments...
Cogent Healthcare, Inc.
Hospitalist Program Manager
2005 - 2005
Launched 24/7 hospitalist program for hospital client. Implementation of Cogent Hospitalist program, including continuous improvement of clinical and operational performance metrics, as well as...
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Associate Director/Program Manager/Evaluation Coor
2001 - 2005
Built an Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Program that aimed to instill an institutional quality culture. Responsible for expanding EBM program into an all-encompassing Quality of Care (QoC)...
Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence
Senior Project Manager/Project Manager
1997 - 2001
Led team of analysts, clinicians and project support personnel in conducting quality improvement (QI) projects in outpatient settings of Medicare fee-for-service and managed care under auspices of...
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Master of Public Health
1995 - 1997
State University of New York College at Brockport
Bachelor of Science
1988 - 1992