Marilyn Rice - 1970-1973 Volunteer in Public Health/Community Development, US Peace Corps, Pernambuco, Brazil

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By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, June 23, 2001 - 3:42 pm: Edit Post

Marilyn Rice - 1970-1973 Volunteer in Public Health/Community Development, US Peace Corps, Pernambuco, Brazil

RICE Marilyn

Health Education Specialist TAS

Languages

Fluent in English (mother tongue), Spanish and Portuguese.
Near fluency in French.

Education

Masters Degree in Public Health Education. Columbia University, 1976.

Bachelors Degree in Sociology and English, University of Wisconsin, 1970.

Certificate in Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Bioethics, 1988.

Management Specialist Certification, Management Training Institute, Georgetown University, 1985.

Training Specialist Certification, Georgetown University, 1980.

Alcoholism Prevention, State University of New York, 1976.

Educational Diagnosis and Evaluation of Public Health and Medical Care Programs, Johns Hopkins University, 1975.

Development of School-based Drug Programs, Adelphi University, National Training Institute, 1974-1975.

Professional Experience

January 1994 to date
WHO/HQ, Health Promotion and Education Specialist.
1992-1994
Project Director, National Resource Center for Prevention of Perinatal Abuse of Alcohol and
Other Drugs; Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; US Public Health Service (USPHS).
1990-1992
Chief, Perinatal Addiction Prevention Branch; Center for Substance Abuse Prevention; USPHS.
1978-1990
WHO/PAHO (AMRO) Regional Advisor, Health Education/Community Development.
1977-1978
Hypertension Coordinator; New York State Department of Health.
1976-1977
Health Education Specialist, Immunization Program, NY State Department of Health.
1974-1975
Peer Leadership Specialist, Board of Cooperative Educational Services, NY State Department of
Education.
1973-1974
Assistant Director Projects Coordinator, Interchange Youth Services Bureau, Danbury,
Connecticut.
1970-1973
Volunteer in Public Health/Community Development, US Peace Corps, Pernambuco, Brazil.

Summary of Areas of Expertise

30 years experience in designing, initiating, negotiating, managing and evaluating local, national and international programmes. Focus: public health, reproductive health (maternal/newborn health, family planing, RTIs), primary health care, substance abuse prevention and treatment, health promotion and education, community participation, and development and design of media and curricular materials. Liaison to government officials in nations of the world in health promotion, education, and advocacy; community development; youth and gender issues. Additional expertise in community-based assessment and planning, participatory-action-research, simplified evaluation designs, participatory training techniques.

By Jesse Waldinger (cache-mtc-aa07.proxy.aol.com - 64.12.116.11) on Wednesday, March 01, 2006 - 5:23 pm: Edit Post

Thirty-nine years since we crashed your sister's prom and saw the Four Tops. Seems like yesterday. Where are you now?


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