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Melvin Coleman

Melvin Coleman


American College of Surgeons


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Introduction to SQL

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Visualizing COVID-19

My New Workspace

Competition - predict hotel cancellation

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My Work

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Joining Data in SQL


Competition - predict hotel cancellation


Visualizing COVID-19

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

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Minnesota Department of Health | Jul 2021 - Present

Covid-19 Data Deduplication Lead

- Conduct data cleansing activities & advanced deduplication on incoming Covid-19 and existing disease data in the Minnesota Electronic Disease Surveillance Database - Monitor deduplication workflows, update deduplication schedule and documentation to ensure quality assurance - Supervise a team of 7 individuals, provide training and documentation for new hires on Covid-19 deduplications in the Minnesota Electronic Disease Surveillance Database
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Minnesota Department of Health | Oct 2020 - Jul 2021

Public Health Specialist


Minnesota Department of Health | Jun 2020 - Oct 2020

Specialized Covid-19 Case Investigator & Contact tracer


Program in Health Disparities Research University of Minnesota


Weill Cornell Medicine | Mar 2021 - Apr 2021

COVID-19 STEM Community Education and Empowerment Intern

- Completed 20 hours of engagement in lectures held by Medical Doctors and Health professionals of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Colombia University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYU Grossman School of Medicine/NYU Langone Health and SUNY Downstate Medical School - Created and presented a health literacy brochure to peers to educate and empower COVID-19 vaccination and decision making

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities | Apr 2017 - Aug 2019

Peer Mentor Presidents Emerging Scholars Progam (PES)

- Served as a campus resource for 25 first generation multicultural freshmen at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities - Provided role-model ethical leadership for mentees through involvement on campus and work standards - Established a space for community building and personal connection amongst mentees using team building activities and sharing my experiences

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene | Jun 2019 - Jul 2019

Intern Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response

- Conducted research on equitable response objective development and drafted protocols for DOHMH Incident Commanders (ICs) in Incident Command System activations during emergencies - Assisted mentor in the creation and development of the agency’s All Hazards Response Objective Inventory that included all response objectives the DOHMH would make during public health emergencies - Attended weekly planning meetings about policy development and updates on emergency response in New York City

Columbia University Irving Medical Center | May 2019 - Jul 2019

Public Health Scholar, Summer Public Health Scholars Program

- Engaged in meaningful informative discussions and seminars about epidemiology, public health issues and policies affecting New York City - Conducted research about the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West Africa and the need for a Global Health Equity Perspective in responding to infectious disease outbreaks - Presented results of research via a 10 page paper, PowerPoint presentation at the Columbia University Medical School and a poster at the Centers for Disease Control Research Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia

Twin Cities | Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Summer Intern

- Traveled to 8 food shelves across Minnesota and conducted research to examine the cardiovascular health of food shelf clients via surveys. - Collaborated with research team to perform evaluations and generate results of research project using data stored in the REDCap software database. - Presented findings of research at University of Minnesota Summer poster symposium

My Education

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Master of Public Health - MPH, EpidemiologyColumbia University Mailman School of Public Health | 2023
Bachelor of Arts - BA, Biology, Society and EnvironmentUniversity of Minnesota-Twin Cities | 2020

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