Tanishia B.

Smith
Website: http://tanishiabsmith.weebly.com

Email: Tanishiabsmith@gmail.com

Education:
Master of Public Health, expected graduation: May 2016
Washington University in St. Louis (WASHU), St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science, Community Health Education, Magna Cum Laude, Minor: English Literature, 2014
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), Edwardsville, IL
Certifications/Honors:
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), 2014
National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), 2013
Future Leader in Health Education Award Recipient
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), Edwardsville, IL
Health Education Experience:
Little Bit Foundation
St. Louis, MO
Intern
January 2014-April 2014
 Assisted the Operations section by organizing existing and new inventory including
clothes, hygiene products, dental products, and children’s books
 Assisted with the Programming sector by fundraising for non-profit events
 Transported inventory to children in St. Louis Public Schools
Eta Sigma Gamma
Edwardsville, IL
Chapter Vice President and Active Member
August 2013-May 2014
 Technology and social marketing developer
 Assisted with “Watershed Nature 5k”
 Attended Mid-America College Health Association 2013 conference
 Managed information table advocating suicide awareness
 Conducted Hand Washing presentation for elementary age children attending Goshen Elementary
Ladies’ Night Out with Lady Cougar Care Program
Edwardsville, IL
Co-creator and Implementer
September 2013
 Conducted needs assessment regarding reproductive knowledge among Female College freshmen
 Collaborated with group members to create and implement program
 Promoted for event participation and Evaluated programs success
 Implemented a two hour informative and preventive program in hopes to increase reproductive health
 Program Nominated for SIUE Senior Showcase
Fountains Family Dentistry
Fairview Heights, IL
Volunteer
March 2013
 Created unit plan aimed at increasing the dental health of young children
 Developed lesson plan and delivered presentation to Pre-Kindergarten children attending The Friendship
Company Christian Preschool & Child Care Center
Lorton Community Action Center
Volunteer
 Organized and distributed nutritious holiday baskets to underprivileged families
 Aided in fundraising in organizations thrift store
Work Experience:
The Friendship Company Christian Preschool & Child Care Center
Part-time Nursery Assistant – Nursery Teacher
Gymboree Outlet Potomac Mills Mall
Seasonal Sales Representative

Lorton, VA
November 2012

O’Fallon, IL
August 2010-December 2012
Woodbridge, VA
July 2012-January 2013