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Antonette M.A. Francis-Shearer. BSc. Rpt., PhD(C)

Public /Community Health Professional

About Me

I have experience, as a Health Promotions Coordinator, Educator and in Health and Human Service industries.
My skills and experiences include: Health Promotion, Health Research, Online Teaching, Health Education, Phlebotomy, Advocacy, Community Engagement, Community Relations, Counseling, Marketing, Materials Management, Program Planning & Evaluation, Policy Analysis.. Health is not a mystery, I've been involved in several hands-on community based project presenting a range of primary care, mental health and HIV/VCT screening and health educations in non-traditional spaces for over 15,00o.
Also Coordinated VIP Travel Health for Governmental and Corporate clients.

Work Experience

University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus
E-Facilitator - Science Medicine & Technology; UWIOC
September, 2005
  • Assisting the UWIOC team and Course Coordinator in providing learning assessments, guidance and any other additional duties to facilitate an engaging, positive and efficient e-learning environment for undergraduate students.


University of the West Indies Open Campus
, E-Facilitator- Part/Time
September, 2003 - December, 2016
  • (www.open.uwi.edu) Providing instructional leadership in an online Science, Medicine & Technology Provide assessment, advice and feedback on course materials assigned for learners in tertiary learning environment Assess & evaluate student output in accordance with identified evaluation schemes (UWIOC) Responding to individual and/or group concerns and queries Fostering a healthy, learner-centered, online teaching/learning environment in Science, Medicine, & Technology Moderating online discussions

Ministry of Community Development, St. Anns, Trinidad
, Consultant & Instructor (P/T on contract)
September, 2003 - April, 2007
  • Nutrition and Home Management Geriatric Adolescent Partnership Program (GAPP), Ministry of Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs, Consultant & Instructor (P/T on contract) St. Ann's.
  • Port of Spain Conduct workshops for tutors and trainers in GAPP level 1 - Nutrition and Home Management (NHM)module Created assessment modules for Level 1 trainees of geriatric-care community based Program Provided technical guidance on community practicum models for level 1 trainees Advised on skills and intake procedures for GAPP level 2 Provided technical guidance on community practicum procedures for level 2 Created NHM curriculum for GAPP level 2 - Home Care Aide - Conducted Instructor orientation and training sessions for Level 2 NHM facilitators

Education

Walden University, PhD, Public Health
2012 - Present
  • Member: APHA- Community Health, Student Member Group


University of the West Indies, MPhil - Community Health
2011
  • Community Health (transferred to PhD. Program)

University of the West Indies, Bsc. (Honors) - Human Ecology
2003
Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality Institute, Associate Degree - Hospitality Management
1991

Skills

  • Health Promotion
  • Health Advocacy
  • Event Management
  • SPPS Research Skills
  • Grant /Proposal Writing
  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH
  • Health Programming
  • Program Evaluation
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Coalition Building
  • Online Instruction
  • Blended Learning
  • Public Speaking
  • Global Health
  • HEALTHCARE
  • HIV
  • MARKETING
  • SOCIAL MARKETING
  • TRAINING
  • INSTRUCTOR
  • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
  • PHLEBOTOMIST
  • PHLEBOTOMY
  • ACCESS
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • AUDITING
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  • COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  • DATA COLLECTION
  • MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
  • MENTAL HEALTH
  • MICROSOFT OFFICE
  • MICROSOFT WORKS
  • MS OFFICE
  • PROJECT ADMINISTRATION
  • PROMOTIONAL
  • PROPOSAL WRITING
  • PUBLIC HEALTH

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

Networks