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NACCHO Annual 2010 Banner Register Exhibit/Sponsor Home Attend
 
 
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Shanell McGoy, MPH


Shanell McGoy, MPH PhD Student
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL

From organizing with youth in the State of Georgia via Jane Fonda's non-profit agency, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, around issues related to adolescent pregnancy prevention, to coordinating a CDC funded HIV/AIDS behavioral surveillance project for the Michigan Department of Community Health in Detroit; Ms McGoy has worked at several local, state, and federal public health agencies. At the CDC, she was a Public Health Analyst who worked on a clinical based HIV/AIDS project. Ms McGoy provided operational support for the project's implementation and maintenance as well as coordinated events and communications with a national Community Advisory Board. As an HIV/AIDS Epidemiologist at the Memphis/Shelby County, she analyzed data, produced reports, and disseminated findings that described the STD, HIV/AIDS, and TB, epidemiology in Memphis and Shelby County. She also fostered existing and developed new collaborations and partnerships with local, state, national, hospital, university, community based entities, and Memphis/Shelby County residents to improve the health of the Memphis/Shelby County community. She is also a Co-Investigator with the NIH funded grant Consortium for Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research (CHEER) under the direction of Principal Investigator, Shelley White-Means, PhD (UTHSC) and supported by Memphis and Shelby County Health Department, the Memphis Housing Authority, LeMoyne-Owen College and First Baptist Church Lauderdale that will conduct health disparities research in Memphis, TN. Currently, Ms McGoy is pursuing a PhD in Health Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She has published in the Journal of Urban Health, recently contributed to a book chapter on the geographic and epidemiologic aspects of avian influzenza in China, and has presented at numerous conferences such as: National STD Prevention Conference, United States Conference on AIDS, Ryan White National Youth Conference on HIV and AIDS, and APHA.


Sessions

Date Time Title Track Session Type Location
Jul 15, 2010 1:15 PM-
2:45 PM
Putting Babies on the Ballot Using a Community Organizing Model to Reduce Infant Mortality in Memphis/Shelby County, TN Policy and System Changes - Impacts and Opportunities Sharing Session (90 minutes) Room 27

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