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Freelance Public health training, research and development London, UK

I am an experienced public health professional with a particular interest in improving the lives for disadvantaged groups. My specific subject areas include drugs and alcohol, cultural competence and diversity, women's health, sexual health and HIV. I speak fluently English, German and Spanish.
I am experienced in designing, delivering and managing training, projects, programmes and strategies.

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£58.82 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£470.59 per day (ex. VAT)
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Candidate ID:349152
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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

I am experienced in designing, developing and delivering projects, programmes and strategies. I have developed and delivered training programmes tailored to need, from short-training courses to complex degree level programmes. I have assisted organisations in their workforce development strategies and have developed health and social care projects and services for vulnerable people
I am an experienced researcher, having conducted evaluative research, including need assessments, evaluating services, processes and programmes, and policy analysis.
I have national and international experience and have worked in the UK, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Employment History

(Nov 1999 & ongoing)

Principal Lecturer, Programme Leader

London, UK

Programme leader of the BSc (Hons)/Dip(HE) and Foundation Degree in Substance Use and Misuse Studies: strategic and organisational management of the programme; instigate strategy for workforce development in the drug and alcohol field; conduct market analysis and training needs analysis and design and deliver targeted training programmes according to need; design and implement strategies for evaluations of training programmes.

Module leader and teaching commitment an a variety of subjects related to substance misuse, sexual health, HIV and Hepatitis C, health policy, harm reduction, epidemiology and treatment options for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, health and risk behaviour, health promotion, social exclusion and inequalities in health, discrimination, cultural competence in service provision.

(Jul 1998 to Aug 1999)

Research Fellow

London, UK

Conducted a mapping exercise and evaluation of the HIV related service provision for illicit drug users in Camden and Islington, and carried out a process evaluation of a pharmacy-based methadone supervised dispensing project in Camden and Islington.

Technical assistance in the design and implementation of a UK Department for International Development funded HIV prevention project for injecting drug users in Sverdlovsk, Western Siberia, Russia. Briefing meetings with the stakeholders in Russia, providing them with the academic evidence on the effectiveness of needles exchange schemes and Methadone Maintenance treatment. Organising a 2-weeks field trip for 14 Russian to get them to know the British ways of treating drug users and HIV positive people.

(Sep 1996 to Apr 1998)

Project Officer

Project Officer, Imperial College School of Medicine, Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour (CRDHB), London, UK

Project manager of a multifaceted development project which aimed to encourage a strategic, inter-agency response to developments in the HIV field.
Manager of the fieldwork for a development project examining the configuration of acute HIV services in London.


(Mar 2003 to Aug 2009)

Thames Valley University

PhD Evaluating the impact of cultural competence training in health and social care staff

(Sep 1995 to Sep 1996)

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

MSc in Health Service Management

(Oct 1980 to Jul 1987)

Freie Universitaet Berlin

Diplom Paegadogik
equivalent to BSc in Social Science and Adult Education

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