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tdavismph

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First name: 
Tom
Last name: 
Davis
Job title: 
Consultant

History

Member for
2 years 11 months
Location: 
Lewisville, NC, USA
My Interests: 
SBC
About Me: 
Thirty years experience in developing, managing, and evaluating community health, public health, and community development projects through sixteen organizations in 27 countries in Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, and Asia. Skilled Chief Program Officer (CPO), manager, and designer of international and domestic (US) food security, nutrition, and community health programs. Led a multisectoral team of development professionals to create and roll-out globally an evidence-based community development essentials model (Child-focused Community Transformation). Skilled trainer in social and behavioral change, project design, nutrition interventions (including PD/Hearth nutritional rehabilitation, TIPS, GM/P), WASH interventions, other child survival interventions, monitoring and evaluation (including quantitative/qualitative methods), supervision, child safety, community mobilization and organization, and computerized data collection & analysis (including Epi-Info and Mobile Data Studio). Developer of the Barrier Analysis methodology, the Local Determinants of Malnutrition methodology, and the Cascade Group model, and co-pioneer of the Care Group model. Certified trainer in USAID's KPC Survey Methodology. Six years living in developing countries (two in Haiti, four in the Dominican Republic.) Experience in working with privately-funded projects, USAID central/mission-funded Child Survival, Title II and OFDA programs, and USDA-funded programs. Fluent in Spanish and Haitian Creole with a working knowledge of French. Published 11 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and manuals. I have worked on projects in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Colombia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and the United States. Currently based near Winston-Salem, NC.