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"Transitioning to nonprofits that championed giving voice to the marginalized, most cherished was time spent on community advisory boards and shepherding home grown interventions through government-community planning committees, task forces, and coalitions."


  • 2012-2015 Asst Vice President Research, Women In Need Inc. (WIN) New York, NY

  • 2010- 2012 Senior Director of National Program Development and Evaluation, Children’s Health Fund,
    New York

  • 2005-2010 Deputy Executive Director of Planning, Evaluation, and Quality, Project Hospitality, Staten Island, NY, NY

  • 2002-2005 Chief of Research and Evaluation, Urban Resource Institute, Brooklyn, NY

  • 1999-2002 Senior Evaluator, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 

  • 1993-1999  Consultant: 

- NYU Medical Center (Dept of Environmental Sciences), New York, NY

- Columbia Mailman School of Public Health (Sociomedical Sciences), New York, NY

- National Development Research Institutes, New York, NY

- Adjunct  Professor: Fordham University,  (Social Sciences) New York, NY

- Adjunct  Professor: CUNY MA Program in Forensic Psychology, (John Jay) New York, NY

  • 1992-1993  Research Director, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

  • 1990-1992  Principal Research Scientist, National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI), New York, NY

  • 1988 -1990 Associate Research Scientist, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY

Task Forces

  • Chairperson of NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene HIV
    Prevention Planning Group’s Interventions and Behavioral Science
    Evaluation Committee

  • Reviewer for US Health and Human Services SAMSHA Grants: 
    Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Young Adults

  • NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Prevention Planning Group Women and Children’s Committee

  • Women’s HIV Collaborative of New York  Policy and Strategic Planning Committee, Advisor to Research and Treatment Committee and Board

  • HIV Action Research Network  (Founding Committee Member) Community Collaboration Core at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University

  • El Centro de Hospitalidad -  Quality Management Planning and Capacity Building

  • New York City Coalition of Domestic Violence Residential Providers (policy evaluation research)

  • National Coalition against Domestic Violence (former member and conference presenter)

  • Center against Domestic Violence (Strategic Planning, policy reform)

  • NYC Inter-agency Task Force Against Domestic Violence

  • Reviewer Violence against Women: An International Journal - (Sage Publications)

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center Sexual Assault Violence Intervention (SAVI) Emergency Room Program Cabrini Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital

  • Advisory Board Urban Center for Change, Crown Heights Brooklyn NY

  • Grant Writing Project Hospitality (successfully funded 2 mil for community capacity building)

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