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Michael Gaisie

3531 Saint

Andrews Ln

Richfield, OH


University of Cincinnati, College of Education, Criminal Justice, & Human Services

Graduation Date: August,
Major: Health Promotion & Education, focus in Public/Community Health
Minor: Business Administration

GPA: 3.5/4.0 scale

Certified Peer Educator, BACCHUS Network

Cincinnatus Scholarship Program

Phoenix Scholarship Recipient

Loraine E. Hendrickson Memorial Scholarship
National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Research Assistant, University of Cincinnati Africana Health Research Laboratory


2015-April 2016

Conduct scholarly research regarding African immigrants health and public health in the Africana world.
Currently working on manuscript for publication - Addressing the Impact of the Ebola Virus Disease related stigma among
African immigrants in the United States.

STARS Student Achievement in Research and Scholarship Program


2015-April 2016

Conduct scholarly research and receive faculty mentoring and shadowing.

Participate in campus based STARS Student workshops and seminars.

Internships & Related Experiences


January 2016-Present

Conduct statistical and qualitative analysis of mental health in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Help with various quality improvement efforts, such as suicide prevention and transitions in care.
Help conduct research.

Public Health Leadership & Learning Undergraduate Student Success Program (PLLUSS) May
2015- April 2016

National Institute Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Cincinnati, OH
Research Project Addressing the Social Determinants to Heroin Use Among Emerging Adults, University of Cincinnati

Student Wellness Center, University of Cincinnati


2014-April 2016
Peer Educator

Educate fellow peers by presenting programs to university organizations on various health topics including alcohol, sexual
health, general health & wellness, financial wellness, stress management, & nutrition & fitness.
Provide & staff campus awareness events including the annual Health & Wellness Fair, Health Huts, and Stress Less Fests.

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospitals Non-Communicable Disease Program Accra, Ghana


2014-August 2014

Participated in a monitoring & evaluation malaria control workshop as part of the field epidemiology-training program at the
University of Ghanas School of Public Health
Engaged in weekly technical meetings between all the public health epidemiology departments on issues including the Ebola
outbreak, expanded program on immunization, and the national AIDS control program.

Collegiate 100, University of Cincinnati

August 2015 Present


Honorary organization committed to the intellectual development of youth and economic development of the AfricanAmerican community through four pillars: Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness, and Economic Development.

Eta Sigma Gamma, University of Cincinnati

January 2014 April 2016
Vice President: 2015-2016

National honorary society for health education students striving to affect behavioral change on University of Cincinnatis
campus through group initiatives and awareness raising.

American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting and Expo, Chicago Illinois
October 31st-November 4th, 2015

Presented research poster Addressing the Impact of the Ebola Virus Disease related stigma among African immigrants in
the United States.

2015 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly, Reston, Virginia

November 11th-14th, 2015

Presented a hookah education program Hookah Lounge Trivia at the General Assembly Conference