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1973: Christopher J. Roesel served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala in Solola beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Christopher J. Roesel can be contacted at croeselahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Guatemala
Training Group: 1973
Cities you served in: Solola
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1975
School Gardens and Nutrition
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have 30 years field experience in training, team leadership, management, monitoring and evaluation, disaster relief, change management, sustainability, community-based development, participative development, public health, water and sanitation planning, management, evaluation, maternal child health, health education, hygiene education, continuous improvement, and design.
I have worked in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sudan, Kenya, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Haiti, and the U.S.A.
I speak English, Spanish, French, and Thai.
Highlights of knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Strong background working in international work coordinating with Ministers of Health and WHO representatives and their senior staff teams.
• Skilled and experienced in building high performance, self-managed teams, including writing scopes of work, developing personnel evaluation plans, and ensuring timely 360 degree performance feedback.
• Skilled at establishing and nurturing working relationships and collaborating with Ministries of Health and World Health Organization representatives, constituents, universities, medical schools, non-profit organizations, governments, and professional groups in assessments, design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based interventions and health promotion and effects of such activities on identified populations.
• Extensive experience in conducting surveillance and providing technical assistance and intervention evaluation activities related to studies of behavioral, social, and systems-level changes and impact of policy and environmental factors on disease prevention in community settings.
• Demonstrated success in analyzing data and interpreting results of research activities, and developing and presenting findings to such groups as CDC, USAID/Bolivia, InterAmerican Development Bank, media, and scientific community through seminars, presentations at professional meetings, and publications.
• Proficient at serving as liaison to state and local health officials, various Federal agencies, universities and medical schools, and non-governmental organizations.
DBA (all but dissertation) in Business Administration, Major: Change Management.
North Central University, Prescott, AZ, 50 Quarter Hours, GPA: 3.9
M.P.H., Major: International Health – 1982
Johns Hopkins School of Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD, 60 Quarter Hours, GPA: 3.6
M.S., Major: Human Nutrition – 1978
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 72 Quarter Hours, GPA: 3.7
B.S., Major: Zoology and Chemistry – 1972
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Cheryl Lamb, Garth Curry, Ken and Cathy
Originally posted: February 21, 2007
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