Essays, poems and Stories of an African-American

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Tom R.M.M's Resume 2016

  • Impeccable work ethic and capability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Continuously exceed performance expectations
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills
  • Solid analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Acute attention to detail and ability to produce aesthetically pleasing, error-free work

  • All round grass-root health care worker and development change agent
  • Unparalleled customer service and de-escalation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, and PowerPoint
  • Double entry bookkeeping and data entry
  • Alphanumerical filing and business math
  • Multi-lingual in English, French, Swahili, and Luganda


BayHeal (Non Profit) San Francisco, CA
Lead Community Organizer/Volunteer Position August 2016
Manage a health promotion platform with goal to increase participation by Black, African, Atlantic & Indian ocean-Islands-born Immigrants in USA health care delivery System for better health outcomes. Movement and Network building; establishing institutional synergies for healthy outcomes.

Gap Inc San Francisco, CA
Security Operations Center Corporate Contractor August 2016

Manage the global operations center up and down stream.

Mercy Housing San Francisco, CA
Greeter/Clerk 2015- July 2016
Weekend graveyard job. Greet residents and guests. Assist in selection of day to day activities, leading to hospitable housing and conduct. Unfailingly ensure customer and employer satisfaction by dedication to my work rules and regulations/SOPs.

Center plate San Francisco, CA
Cashier July 2015-2016
Guarantee quick and accurate cashiering, greet customers and assist in selection of items, leading to an increase in purchases. Unfailingly ensure customer and employer satisfaction by always double-checking transactions before executing and repeating orders, resulting in a balanced cash drawer at the end of every scheduled shift.

American Guard Services San Francisco, CA
Loss Prevention and Greeter Sept 2014-Feb 2015
Attentively greeted clients with a smile and enforced company protocol for security and safety procedures.

Institute on Aging San Francisco, CA
Home-Care Provider Apr 2014-Oct 2014
Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress, and problems. Performed and provided assistance with domestic upkeep, personal grooming & hygiene, and changed dressings. Transported patient to medical appointments and ensured medications were taken on time.

AIDS Housing Alliance San Francisco, CA
Housing Advocate and Manager Feb 2014-Sept 2014
Provided administrative support, assessed client needs, efficiently organized booking schedule, managed front desk, followed up and contacted clients about housing opportunities and counseling services. Accurately updated and filed records. Efficiently managed the café as a barista, managed inventory, mail, accounting work and processed payments for house rent.

Worcester Public & Adult Schools Worcester, MA
After School Teaching Assistant Nov 2012-July 2013
Planned, prepared, and implemented appropriate instructional activities for the after school program. Established and communicated clear objectives for all learning activities. Implemented a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.

International AIDS Society Geneva, Switzerland
HIV Cure team Member 2007-
Provided administrative support for Africa field, efficiently managed community mobilization for people living with HIV and established protocols for viable continuum of care.

Society of AIDS, Africa Kampala, Africa
Researcher 2006-2016
Worked with others to initiate and communicate clear HIV-related objectives informing the Africa Union Health Policy.

Ministry of Health, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
Community health Worker/HIV Bed Side Care Giver/ 1996-2010 
Community Trainer and Disease Surveillance Field Worker
  1. Engaged in assessment of symptoms, prescribed medications, attached clients to social service care, assessment, ensured decongestion at health facilities by designing and organizing community outreaches, helped in designing protocols and improved accreditation of health facilities as part of quality service provision. Later worked as Ministry of Health Coordinator for the National HIV Sero-Survey in conjunction with USAID/CDC/IAVI/GAVI.
  2. Office Manager Communicable and NonCommunicable Diseases Resource Centre of the Ministry of health’s AIDS Control Programme.


                                                              Johns Hopkins University                                                             Baltimore, MD
                                                  Next generation sequencing data scientist                                             2016

                                                             University of Michigan                                                           Middletown, CT
                                                          Valuing Projects and Companies                                                   2016

                                                               University of Copenhagen                                                         Copenhagen, DNK
                             Origins - Formation of the Universe, Solar System, Earth and Life                       2016

                                             The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill                            Chapel Hill, NC
                                              The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art                                  2016

                                                    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill                                       Chapel Hill,NC
                                                  Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy                                                 2016

                                                        Sapienza University of Rome                                                      Rome, Italy
                             Recovering the Humankind's Past and Saving the Universal Heritage                 2016

                                   The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology                                                                                                  Hong Kong, China                                                                                                                  
                                Chinese Politics – China and Political Science                                             

 University of Illinois at Urbana-Chapel Hill
Chicago, IL
                           Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management                   2016

                                                           University of Pittsburgh                                                                                                                                  Pittsburgh, PA                                                                                                                         Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks                                                      2016
                                              The State University of New York                                                    
New York, NY
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and Governance       2016    

                                              National University of Singapore                                                          Singapore, SG
                                         Becoming Part of the Globalized Workplace                                                      2016 
                                                     National University of Singapore                                                    Singapore, SG
Establishing a Professional ‘Self’ through Effective Intercultural Communication                                                                                                               2016                                                                                            
                                           University of Pennsylvania                                                     
Philadelphia, PA 
                                  An Introduction to American Law                                                                   

                                   The State University of New York                                                              
 New York, NY
               Metaliteracy: Empowering Yourself in a Connected World                                                                                                                                 2016                                                                                                                                                   
                                          University of Michigan                                                                           
Ann Arbor, MI
                         Leading People and Teams Capstone                                                                    

                                    The Pennsylvania State University                                                               Scranton, PA
                                 Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases                                                          2016

                                                        University of Geneva                                                                  Geneva, Switzerland
                                     Make Smart Investment Decisions in a Global World                                                2016

                                                       Wesleyan University                                                            Middletown, CT
Understanding Memory: Explaining the Psychology of Memory through Movies                                      2016
                                                     University of California, Irvine                                                          Irvine, CA
The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World                                                                       2016

                                                     University of Copenhagen                                                                                                      Copenhagen, DNK                                          
                                                 Bacteria and Chronic Infections                                                     

                                        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                                               Chicago, IL
                                             Foundations of Everyday Leadership                                                             2016

                                  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                                                         Chicago, IL
Designing the Organization: From Strategy to Organizational Structure                                            2016

                              University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                                                     Chicago, IL
                                                  Foundations of Professional Identity                                                          2016

                                                          Stanford University                                                                Stanford CA
                                               Stanford Introduction to Food and Health                                            2016

                                                         Johns Hopkins University                                                         Baltimore, MD
                                                       Systems Thinking In Public Health                                                       2016

                                                                Johns Hopkins University University                                                                                     Baltimore, MD
                                                                          Introduction to the Biology of Cancer                                                                          2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health  

                                                                   University of Minnesota                                                                 Minneapolis, MN
                                                                        Healthcare Marketplace                                                                       2016 

                                                                  University of Minnesota                                                                  Minneapolis, MN
                                                            Healthcare Delivery Providers                                                                                                                                         2016                                                                                                                           

Iowa University Iowa, IA
Race Relations and Civil Rights in USA 2016

University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK
Philosophy Certificate 2016

University of London London, UK
Global Diplomacy Certificate 2016

Yale University New Haven, CT
International Law Certificate 2016

    Walden University  Minneapolis, MN
                                                   BS. Public Health & Behavioral Psychology                                       2015

Department of Health & Human Services Baltimore, MD
National Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Service Provider Certification 2016

L.E.N. Business and Language Institute San Francisco, CA
Entry Level Clerical with Microcomputer Applications Diploma 2015

Harvard University Massachusetts, MA
Global Health and Quality Improvement Practices 2012-2016

                                                          Heald College (AS Medical Assistant)                                          San Francisco CA

Security and Safety Training San Francisco, CA
Loss Prevention and Anti-terrorism Skills Certificate 2015

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Nurse & Home health Aide Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
HIV-AIDS Continuum of Care Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Drug and Substance use Counseling Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Home Care Procedures and Laws of USA Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Transcription Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Counseling and Guidance for Youths and Adults Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Healthy Lifestyles, obesity Management and Smoking Cessation Certification 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Environment and health Quality Analysis Certificate 2014

Department of Public Health San Francisco, CA
Activities and Enjoyable Living Counseling Certification 2014

                                                 American Home Inspectors Training                                                  Washington, DC
                                                        Home Inspector’s Certification                                                       2014

Worcester Adult Education School Worcester, MA
High School 2012 – 2013

University of Dar-es-Salaam College of Health Science Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
                                    Post-graduate Certificate, HIV, Gender and Aging health                                2007

                                        Makerere  University College of Health Sciences                                                                  Kampala, Uganda
                                                         Advanced Community and Tropical Medicine                                               2004-2007
                                                    Makerere University College of Health Sciences                                          Kampala, Uganda
                                                           Community and Tropical Medicine                                                                                                                                     1994-1999                                                                                                                                                                                 

                             VOLUNTEER AND PASTIME EXPERIENCE 2012-2016

The Obesity Society Silver Spring, MD
Contribute to knowledge development and promotion of better health outcomes for all. June 2016

American Public Health Association Washington, DC
Engage in activities addressing inequities and disparities. The American Public Health Association champions the health of all people and all communities. It is an organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health. Jan 2016

HIV Is Not a Crime II National Conference Huntsville, AL
Attend and evaluate relevance of materials vis-a-vis addressing inequities and disparities May 2016
Analysis of meaning of MIPA and strategies to make it relevance to PLWHIV.

International AIDS Conference Durban, SA
Community and Youth Training Award 2016
Show cased a best fit immigrant engagement approach to address health disparities

AIDS Walk LA Los Angeles, CA
Engaged immigrants in raising money for HIV-related issues 2016
Contributed to raising numbers of contributors

AIDS Walk SF San Francisco, CA
Community Organization Drives 2016
Mobilized and called on people to attend the walk in SF.

University of California San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco, CA
Patient Advisory Committee Member Jan 2015-Present
Engage in providing input ensuring Patient Satisfaction.

University of California San Francisco San Francisco, CA
Health Mobilizer Volunteer February 2014-Present
Actively engage community in mobilization activities such as linking community to health care services, review research materials, attend meetings and continued learning sessions.

African Advocacy Network San Francisco, CA
Health Advocate Volunteer September 2014-January 2015
Strategically designed, steered and engaged in the anti-stigma/discrimination project where the political and community leadership was galvanized around raising awareness to assuage fears in San Francisco and Oakland following the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

International AIDS Conference Melbourne, Australia
HIV-AIDS Interventions among Minority Population Groups 2014
Show cased link between stigma and health disparities

Bay Area Healthy Support and Communication Platform (Bay Heal) San Francisco, CA
Health Advocate Volunteer 2014-Present
Identify health needs of African, Atlantic and Indian ocean islands-born immigrants and link them to service provision. Ensure access and proactive engagement in positive health practices.

African Empowered Communities-USA Los Angeles, CA
Business and entrepreneurship Training Focal Person 2012-Present
Designed and synthesized operating and organization building materials from which an organization was formed that strategically engaged Public and Private Sector leadership in USA, Asia and Africa to benefit from business and trade opportunities.

International AIDS Conference Washington, DC
Women, Orphans and Vulnerable Children Resilience Initiatives Award 2012

Show cased the impact of home-based support networks to life of orphans and vulnerable children