Joanne Liem

  • Health Research Analyst/Project Manager
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Feb 06, 2018
Full time Business Development Consultant Education Government Healthcare

Personal Summary

Experienced Public Health Professional specializing in program evaluation, quantitative and qualitative
analysis, report writing, and health education and community outreach to underserved populations.
Extensive experience overseeing special education evaluations, health communications involving cancer,
mental health, and HIV/AIDS in consulting and community settings. Project manager implementing
surveys, developing work plans, budgets, and timelines, working with external vendors and
subcontractors, and generating new business.

Work Experience

Senior Associate
Feb 2018 - Feb 2018 ICF International

Project Management:
o Developing and implementing planning, monitoring, and evaluating government programs and
research projects.
o Formulating and implementing strategies for researching health and education issues.
o Managing project tasks, budgets, and timelines while conducting qualitative and quantitative
o Developing and maintaining working relations with external vendors, including subcontractors,
consultants, prime contractors and partners, as well as internal clients and junior staff.
o Managing subcontracts including budgets, Statement of Work, communication, and invoicing.
o Conducting business development and proposal writing for government contracts.
Health Communications:
o Developing marketing campaigns and dissemination strategies for diverse audiences using a variety of
media, including print, radio, and digital for social media and the Web.
o Working directly with government clients on product reviews, and task leadership.
o Monitoring of social media traffic; Using online traffic to inform program impact.
o Conducting literature reviews, coordinating product reviews and promotional efforts, conducting focus
groups, in-depth interviews, and preparing written reports.
o Synthesizing health research, creating health communication models and accompanying
communication tools, including strategy guides for various audience segments.
o Conducting cancer communication research for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), including partnership
development, marketing material development, and outreach activities.
Qualitative/Quantitative Analysis:
o Evaluating programs for the Department of Defense (DoD) TRICARE, U.S. Department of Agriculture,
U.S. Department of Education, Maryland State Department of Education, Massachusetts State
Department of Education, and National Eye Institute (NEI).
o Conducting qualitative research for the DoD TRICARE, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), U.S.
Agency for International Development (USAID) Food for Peace, Federal Reserve Board, National
Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Injury Center.
o Designing, administering, analyzing and supporting surveys for NCI, Maryland Department of Education,
and Massachusetts Department of Education.
o Presenting research findings at conferences; Preparing manuscripts for publication.
Public Health Education:
o Recruiting New York City High Schools for participation in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS),
and New York State Schools for participation in the Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS).
o Conducting HIV/AIDS education and outreach among inner-city women for the Whitman-Walker Clinic.
o Providing mental health consumer education for the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
o Providing outreach to disadvantaged inner city and other vulnerable populations, including developing
health education materials and presenting information to groups and at professional conferences.


Sep 1999 - May 2003 University of Maryland
BA in Psychology
Sep 1994 - May 1998 University of Maryland