Experience

I’ve worked as a researcher with multidisciplinary teams on projects examining environmental and occupational healthsubstance use, and public health. Some representative work includes:

  • Managing multilingual field- and home-based interviews for a National Institute of Health-National Institute of Drug Abuse study
  • Conducting multi-sited research and publishing findings on the clinical and community attitudes of opioid pain medication prescribing among low-income substance users
  • Producing content analysis on racial, gendered, and socioeconomic components of data for knowledge synthesis
  • Communicating key data insights to pinpoint new spaces for public health intervention on the provision of HIV/AIDS and TB-related health services to farmworkers in South Africa
  • Generating research outputs and recommendations to support an accelerated employer response to environmental and occupational health needs in the South African agricultural sector
  • Supporting heritage institute to fund international symposium to assess the role of patrimony in shaping war and post-conflict memories
  • Leading and coordinating workshop to clarify social repair work in Spain
  • Monitoring complex regional and political developments via multilingual presentations to deliver social justice briefings
  • Providing support on national heritage and folklore guidelines for publication
  • Coordinating a regional medical program to mobilize medical resources and health education for indigenous Maya Lacandon community in Mexico
  • Providing advisory support to Medical Lacandon Fund director on medical campaigns and programs from an anthropological perspective
  • Organizing art and culture events to raise awareness on public health problems
  • Producing a multilingual 13-page historical, cultural, and medical guide on the Maya Lacandon community for staff and stakeholders
  • Leading multilingual educational tours and organizing program support for NaBolom Cultural Association via grant writing to enhance understanding of indigenous rights