Stable Adolescent Residency

CHAPTER 8: CURRICULUM VITAE

LINDSAY R. EMER lremer@uwm.edu Educational Background

Ph.D. Candidate – Dissertator status

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Sept. 2013-present

Public Health – Community and Behavioral Health Promotion Milwaukee, WI

Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health

B.A. University of Wisconsin – Madison May 2006

Major in International Studies Madison, WI

Professional Experience

Medical College of Wisconsin Aug. 2017 - present

Program Manager Milwaukee, WI

▪ Provide training and technical assistance for the Enhanced SART Reviews in Sheboygan, Ashland/Bayfield, St. Croix, La Crosse, and Dane County (Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women grant)

▪ Provide training and technical assistance for the Opioid Overdose Death Reviews in 10 jurisdictions across the state of Wisconsin (Center for Disease Control and Prevention grant)

Aurora Health Care Sept. 2015 – Aug. 2017

Community Research Coordinator Milwaukee, WI

▪ Coordinate the Milwaukee Sexual Assault Review and the Milwaukee Domestic Violence Review in partnership with the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission

Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission Apr. 2015-Sept. 2015

Research Assistant Milwaukee, WI

▪ Work on team in charge of analyzing non-fatal shooting data in Milwaukee, Detroit, St. Louis and Indianapolis to improve our understanding of gun violence (National Institute of Justice Grant) ▪ Participate in non-fatal shooting reviews with Milwaukee Police Department, Federal Bureau of

Investigation, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm and Explosions, and District Attorney’s office

UWM Center for Applied Behavioral Health Research Mar. 2014-Aug. 2014

Research Assistant Milwaukee, WI

▪ Perform data collection and analysis for Milwaukee Drug Treatment Court (SAMHSA and U.S. Department of Justice grants, PI: Michael Fendrich, Co-PI: Tom Lebel)

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Research Assistant Milwaukee, WI

▪ Work on team in charge of analyzing results of a NIH grant titledPathways Linking Poverty, Food Insecurity, and HIV in Rural Malawi(R01 HD055868): A 5-year study examining the effects on HIV vulnerability of a multi-level intervention involving microfinance, sustainable agriculture training, and food security planning in rural Malawi

▪ Work on team in charge of implementing a NIH grant titled Repeat STI Patients: Individually Tailored Socio-Contextual Intervention to Reduce HIV Risk (RO1-MH089129) at an urban public STI clinic

Meta House, Inc. Apr. 2013-Aug. 2013

Manager of Grants and Program Administration Milwaukee, WI

▪ Oversee operations of Residential, Outpatient and Transitional Housing programs at a substance abuse treatment facility for women

▪ Supervise Transportation, Benefits, Peer Support, Case Management, Vocational Education, Transitional Housing and Quality Assurance Department staff

▪ Manage federal grant and community partnership compliance

Meta House, Inc. Oct. 2010-Apr. 2013

Program Administrator Milwaukee, WI

▪ Oversee operations of Residential, Outpatient and Transitional Housing programs at a substance abuse treatment facility for women

▪ Supervise Transportation, Benefits, Quality Assurance, and Transitional Housing staff

Meta House, Inc. Aug. 2009-Oct. 2010

Residential Program Assistant Milwaukee, WI

▪ Created and implemented Residential program policies and procedures

▪ Secured a partnership with a new community pharmacy; developed new medication procedures and trained all Meta House staff on new system

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin July 2008-Aug. 2009

Prevention Program Operations Coordinator Milwaukee, WI

▪ Oversaw quality assurance of Needle Exchange and Counseling and Testing Programs ▪ Provided public health lectures in schools, treatment facilities, and other community

organizations

▪ Behavioral Modification Program (Safety Counts) Counselor to first time drug offenders referred by the District Attorney's office for monitoring during their Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Muscular Dystrophy Association Feb. 2008-July 2008

Project Coordinator (6-month position) Wauwatosa, WI

● Hired for the 2008 MDA Black-n-Blue Ball (raised over $640,000 on May 2, 2008) and the 5-day MDA events at the Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary in Milwaukee, WI ● Recruited, organized and trained over 400 volunteers to work at above events

United States Peace Corps Sept 2006-Dec. 2007

Environment Volunteer Ghana, West Africa

● Volunteered with a non-governmental organization providing resource management and alternative livelihood education.

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● Secured a Ghana AIDS Commission grant, which provided HIV/AIDS education to more than 1,200 Ghanaians in remote villages in the Upper West Region of Ghana

● Leadership Position: Volunteer Advisory Council Representative, Sept. 2006-Dec. 2007

Other Skills________________ __________

Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Advanced) and Stata (Intermediate)

Publications________________ ______________

Mkandawire-Valhmu, L., Bauer, W.S., Stevens, P.E., Galvao, L.W., Grande, K., Yerges, A., Emer, L., Mwenyekonde, T. & Weinhardt, L. (in press). Rural Malawian women’s resistance to systematic oppression, violence and abuse by their husbands. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Weinhardt LS, Galvao LW, Yan AF, Stevens PE, Mwenyekonde T, Ngui E, Emer L, Grande KM, Mkandawire-Valhmu L, Watkins, SC. (2016). Mixed-Method Quasi-Experimental Study of Outcomes of a Large-Scale Multilevel Economic and Food Security Intervention on HIV Vulnerability in Rural Malawi. AIDS and Behavior, 1-12. doi:10.1007/s10461-016-1455-1

Weinhardt LS, Galvao LW, Mwenyekonde T, Grande KM, Stevens P, Yan AF, Mkandawire-Valhmu L, Masanjala W, Kibicho J, Ngui E, Emer LR, Watkins, SC. (2014). Methods and protocol of a mixed method quasi-experiment to evaluate the effects of a structural economic and food security intervention on HIV vulnerability in rural Malawi: the SAGE4Health Study. SpringerPlus, 3:296. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-296

Conference Presentations

Emer L, O’Brien M, Totoraitis M. (2016, November).Examining the Relative Risk of Victimization by Homicide and Non-fatal Shooting Type in Milwaukee. Oral Presentation at the American Public

Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Emer L, O’Brien M, Jackson-Obregon A. (2016, November). Milwaukee Sexual Assault Review: A

Public Health Approach to Sexual Assault Prevention in Milwaukee. Poster Presentation at the

American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Emer L, O’Brien M, Totoraitis M. (2016, May). A Preliminary Investigation of Crime Guns in

Milwaukee. Poster presentation at the 2016 Wisconsin Public Health Association Conference,

Appleton, WI.

Emer L, Yan AF, Stevens PE, Grande K, Galvao LW, Ngui E, Mwenyekonde T, Mkandawire-Valhmu L, Saka T, Manda C, Kosamu G, Lemke M, Depete C, Weinhardt L. (2015, November). Can a

large-scale, multilevel economic and food security structural intervention have an impact on gender dynamics in rural central Malawi?. Oral presentation at the American Public Health

In document Association of Childhood Blood Lead Levels with Firearm Violence Perpetration and Victimization (Page 198-200)