Senior Policy Analyst
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Jihane Ambroise joined CHHS in May 2018. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences (2013) and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2011) from the University of Florida. She is nationally certified in Public Health from the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
Prior to joining CHHS, Jihane worked with Maryland’s Office of Preparedness and Response (OP&R) as the Health Systems Surge Preparedness Program Coordinator for Maryland’s Health and Medical Region V (Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties). In that position she was responsible for assisting regional health partners to improve and enhance public health emergency preparedness capabilities. Among other responsibilities, she conducted regional gap analyses to guide preparedness goals and objectives and engaged multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary stakeholders in emergency preparedness plan development, training and exercises to strengthen regional preparedness.
Jihane’s professional experience includes working with Maryland’s Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention as a Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) fellow with the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the goal of reducing and preventing sexually transmitted infections in Maryland. She supported the StatLab Jail project, a joint project between Maryland’s Center for STI Prevention, Maryland’s Center for HIV Prevention and Health Services, Baltimore City Health Department and Maryland’s Laboratories Administration, to provide HIV & syphilis partner services to inmates residing or recently released from Maryland’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) facilities in the Baltimore region.
In her current project with Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Jihane is supporting the Hazard Mitigation Unit as a Hazard Mitigation Planner and will be providing technical assistance to local jurisdictions on mitigation and risk reduction plans and projects.
Examples of Projects include:
- Maryland Emergency Management Agency