Prior to starting CI, Dr. Henry served as the a Senior Health Scientist/ Implementation Research Coordinator for the Veterans Health Administration; a Senior Behavioral Health Scientist for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles ; an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California, School of Policy, Planning and Development; and, an Instructor with the UCLA Health Education Extension program. While a master’s student, Dr. Henry was awarded an Academic Fellowship in Violence Prevention by The California Wellness Foundation and a UCLA Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Fellow in Child Abuse and Neglect.
2006 Doctor of Public Health, Health Services, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Master of Public Health, Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, School of Arts, Political Science, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Pomona, CA
Methodological expertise in health assessment and evaluation research including study design, implementation science, cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness, decision analysis, time-and-motion studies, meta-analysis, mixed treatment comparisons, and statistical analysis, data analysis and interpretation, and policy revision.
Expertise in strategic planning and policy development, media advocacy, mentorship of research staff, and presenting work in scientific forums
Significant doctoral-level training and professional experience in social policy analysis and evaluation, logic model development, and health impact assessment
Substantial experience in internal and external coalition building, fostering and maintaining stakeholder relations, communicating with diverse stakeholder groups, facilitating meetings and providing expert consultation to professional groups, researchers, community-based organizations and government agencies.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and the ability to speak and read Spanish with moderate fluency
Adept at managing multiple projects, timelines, and budgets simultaneously
Proficient in Microsoft Office, SPSS, Reference Manager, internet searches and conducting literature reviews.
Currently, Ms. Aboelata also serves as a Managing Director with Prevention Institute – a national non-profit organization committed to preventing illness and injury, to fostering health and social equity and to building momentum for community prevention as an integral component of a quality health system. Ms. Aboelata is member of the Board of Directors of Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust; and Co-Founder/Steering Committee Member of Crenshaw Walks – a local pedestrian advocacy group.