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Julian Phillips
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Professional Summary
Customer service-oriented public health professional with a solid background in Federal service. Core competencies include technical writing, project management and analytic skills as well as excellent teamwork and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.
Core Competencies

Project Management Technical Writing

Excellent Interpersonal and Teamwork Sills Experience Working in a Funding Agency

Research

Experience
Technical Writer/Editor Aug 2011Present National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Bethesda, MD
  • Contribute to the implementation of NHLBI's research agenda by communicating messages about the Institute's funded research portfolio through diverse communications tools.
  • Work closely with scientific staff to develop and update core communication tools including news releases, message boxes, Q & As, fact sheets, and science stories that communicate research findings.
  • Collaborate with NHLBI grantees, public information officers, voluntary organizations, and the general public to improve the public's understanding of biomedical research.
Research Analyst May 2010Jun 2011 Westat Rockville, MD
  • Collaborated with the Federal government to develop strategies to plan, implement, and evaluate new health communications program activities to support the adoption of electronic health records among physicians.
  • Communicated orally and in writing the programs, policies, functions, and research advances of the Regional Extension Centers that participate in the online Health Information Technology Resource Center.
  • Evaluated and wrote best practices for implementing electronic health records.
  • Developed agendas for monthly stakeholder WebEx meetings. Delivered updated and oral presentations; tracked action items, and shared relevant research resources related to adopting electronic records.
Independent Healthcare Technical Writer Jun 2006May 2010 Independent Consultant Alexandria, VA
  • Wrote formal meeting minutes for the National Institutes of Health Director's Council of Public Representatives meetings. Worked closely with Advisory Committee members to develop formal PowerPoint presentation to the NIH Director.
  • Translated highly technical scientific information for the lay public by writing meeting summaries, research advances, and feature stories on topics such as depression, obesity, and heart disease.
  • Gathered, synthesized, and analyzed literature to identify key findings relevant to health topics such as breast cancer and depression.
Program Analyst Jan 2005Mar 2006 National Institute of Mental Health Rockville, MD
  • Coordinated and implemented complex national meetings designed to engage the community in research policies and programs related to mental health. Wrote meeting reports.
  • Managed all aspects of the grant award process for selecting 20 new NIMH Outreach Partners. Co-wrote requests for proposals, reviewed incoming proposals, and facilitated expert review panel for NIMH Outreach Partnership Program grantee selection process under strict deadlines.
  • As the public liaison officer fostered relationships with voluntary and professional organizations and government agencies interested in the programs and priorities of the Institute.
Medical Writer/Editor Jun 2001Dec 2004 National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Diseases Bethesda, MD
  • Earned three plain language awards for success in translating scientific information for the general public.
  • Project manager for all aspects of the two-year development of a $600,000 science education curriculum that translated the latest research related to muscle, skin, and bones for middle school students. Wrote statement of work, selected and invited outside experts to participate, oversaw contractor. Managed multiple stakeholders involved in developing and reviewing the final product to ensure that it effectively addressed the needs of the target audience.
  • Reviewed the impact of new and proposed legislation and policies on the programs, functions, and research of the Institute.
  • Led planning and development of promotional activities to support major scientific meetings.
Presidential Management Fellow Jun 1999Jun 2001 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA
  • One of 400 finalists nationwide selected in 1999 to participate in two-year Presidential Management Fellowship Training Program.
  • Collaborated with public health professionals in North Carolina to create a step-by-step guide to implement a heart disease prevention program in North Carolina.
  • Conducted a needs assessment for a training course at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry.
  • Wrote about CDC-funded programs and health resources for the public.
Education
M.P.H. : Public Health May 1999 Emory University Atlanta, GA
M.S.W. : Social Work May 1993 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts : Psychology May 1991 University of Rochester Rochester, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • National Heart
  • Lung
  • and Blood Institute

Previous Job Positions:

  • Technical Writer
  • Editor
  • Research Analyst
  • Independent Healthcare Technical Writer
  • Program Analyst

Schools:

  • Emory University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Rochester

Level of Education:

  • M.P.H.
  • M.S.W.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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