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Top-notch attention to detail and problem-solving abilities with a resourceful mindset and thorough approach. Hardworking Project Director skilled at building and maintaining positive relationships with all project stakeholders. Excels through mentoring, training, and empowering. An ambitious, career-focused public health professional. Accomplished and highly dynamic professional with more than ten years of experience in conducting research geared towards social change among vulnerable populations. Motivated by challenges that foster and sustain equitable health care and support for vulnerable populations and communities. Proactive leader and team member, resourceful with exceptional work ethic. Success implementing systems across multiple operations with superior organizational and communication skills. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management, and problem-solving skills.

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Health Disparities & Racial Health Equity Progression

Awards & Honors

The National Society of Leadership and Success | Walden University | March 2020

SALUTE Veteran National Honor Society | Walden University | January 2020

Community Leaders | The Center for Clinical & Translational Science Training | April 2015

2012-2018

Community Engagement, Project Manager, Health Educator, & Diversity Equity Inclusion & Belonging Strategist: Trinity Mother Baby Outreach, LLC & BREAST 4 Babes, Inc., Cincinnati, OH

2013-2014

Organizational Change, Community Engagement: University of Cincinnati Medical Center & US Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, Cincinnati, OH

2014

Project Management, Health Equity Strategist, Community Engagement: Community Health Program grant Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2014-2019

Direct Patient Care, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity Inclusion Strategist, Organizational Change, Health Equity Equity Strategist, Program Administration: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati WIC department & Ohio Department of Health partner, Cincinnati, OH

2015-2016

Project Management, Community Engagement,  Health Equity Strategist, Program Administration: City of Cincinnati First Ladies for Health Project & University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2015-2019

Project Management, Program Administration, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Health Equity Strategist, Facilitator, Data Collection & Evaluation: Annual Conference(s) to Eliminate Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding & Infant Mortality, Cincinnati, OH

Krishnan, R., Tumbaga, P., Ahmad, I., Leeper, S., Mott, S., Nordeck, J., ... & Coutsoudis, A. (2018). Abstracts from The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 23rd Annual International Meeting San Francisco, California November 14–17, 2018. Breastfeeding Medicine, 13(S2), S-1.

Knox-Kazimierczuk, F. A., Nommsen-Rivers, L., Ware, J., Graham, C., & Conner, N. (2021). Exploring the Breastfeeding Experiences of African American Mothers Through a Critical Race Theory Lens. Breastfeeding Medicine, 16(6), 487-492.

Ware, J., Knox-Kazimierczuk, F., King-Conner, N., Graham, C., & Nommsen-Rivers, L. (2019). Eliminating Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: A Qualitative Analysis of Conference Proceedings

Presentations & Poster Session

 

Nutrition Day Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. March 2018. Elimination Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: A qualitative Analysis of conference proceedings. Knox-Kazimierczuk, F., King-Conner, N., Graham, C., Nommsen-Rivers, L., & Ware, J. (2017).

 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition. November 2018. Elimination Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: A qualitative Analysis of conference proceedings. Knox-Kazimierczuk, F., King-Conner, N., Graham, C., Nommsen-Rivers, L., & Ware, J. (2017).

2016-2017

Project Management, Program Administration, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Health Equity Strategist, Facilitator, Data Collection & Evaluation: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) & the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Black Family Reunion [Quantitative researcher: exploring Black breastfeeding attitudes, practices, & historical implications of slavery] Cincinnati, OH

Presentation & Poster Session

Exploring Black Families’ Breastfeeding Attitudes and Beliefs. College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services Diversity Matters Research Day at the University of Cincinnati, January 2017. Conner, N. L., Wiebell, J., and Thompson, A. 2016

 

Timeline of African American Experience. Diversity Matters Research Day at the University of Cincinnati College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services, January 2017. Conner, N. L. 2016.

Timeline of African American Experience. The National Association for the Advancement

of Colored People's 2016 annual convention, July 2016. Conner, N.L. 2016.

 

Conner, N.L. 2016. Timeline of African American Experience. 2nd Annual Conference to Eliminate Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality: Building Bridges Towards Equity at University of Cincinnati Tangeman University Center, May 2017.

Oral Presentation

Conner, N.L. 2017. Elimination of Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality

 

Conner, N. L. 2016. What’s happening in Breastfeeding in Cincinnati? UC Women’s Health Breastfeeding Initiatives. Celebration of National Breastfeeding Month: Celebrating Our Local Heroes! The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Human Milk and Lactation Seminar Series, September 2016.

Media Appearances & Public Involvement

April 2017       Lincoln Ware Show, What’s Happening in Cincinnati. April 23, 2017 WSTR-TV channel Star64

April 2017       Bangert, B (2017). Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding Conference Being Held May 3. UC Health News

2016-2017

Project Management, Program Administration, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Strategist, Health Equity Strategist: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), University of Cincinnati, Camp N JoyItAll Childhood illness & disease, Cincinnati, OH

2016-2017

Community Engagement, Data Collection & Evaluation: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), University of Cincinnati, Imagination Library childhood literacy initiative, Cincinnati, OH

2018-2021

Direct Patient Care, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity Inclusion Strategist, Organizational Change, Health Equity Equity Strategist, Program Administration, Data Collection & Evaluation: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA

2019-2021

Project Management, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity Inclusion Strategist, Organizational Change, Health Equity Equity Strategist, Program Administration, Data Collection & Evaluation: B.R.E.A.S.T. 4 Babes, Inc., [Qualitative researcher: Perceptions of Racism, Discrimination, and Health care bias],  Philadelphia, PA

King-Conner, N. (2021). Black Mothers’ Birthing Center Experiences and Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices.

2019-2021

Community Engagement, Diversity Equity Inclusion Strategist, Organizational Change, Health Equity Equity Strategist, Program Administration: N.O.R.T.H. WIC & Drexel University, COVID-19 preventative care intervention, Philadelphia, PA

2022

Project Management, Community Engagement, Diversity Equity Inclusion Strategist, Organizational Change, Health Equity Equity Strategist, Program Administration, Data Collection & Evaluation: CDC Foundation, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA