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									                                                                          Curriculum Vitae Mieka Smart
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                                         CURRICULUM VITAE



                                  MIEKA JASMINE SMART


PERSONAL DATA
Home Address:                            Business Address:
4832 Hazelwood Ave                       Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD 21206                      111 Market Place, Suite 850
Phone: (410) 254-9199                    Baltimore, MD 21202
Fax: (443) 378-8010                      Phone: (410) 347-3212
Cell: (443) 473-0747                     Fax: (410) 347-3200
mrsmiekasmart@gmail.com                  msmart@jhsph.edu


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

      Degree          Year                     Field                               Institution
                    Awarded
 BA                2001         Public Health & Social Sciences       Johns Hopkins University
                                                                      School of Arts & Sciences

 MHS               2008         Public Health/Mental Health           Johns Hopkins University
                                (Drug & Alcohol Dependence            School of Public Health
                                Epidemiology)
                                Advisor: Dr. Holly Wilcox

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Research Program Supervisor
October 2007 – Present
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Assist PI with maintaining independent research portfolio in areas relevant to: 1) drug and
alcohol dependence epidemiology, prevention, and measurement; 2) violence exposure and
prevention in children, adolescents and young adults; and 3) environmental approaches to
ATOD and violence prevention.
Prepare articles for peer-reviewed literature evaluating the effectiveness of two school-based
intervention trials in delaying and suspending the onset of youthful drug initiation, descriptive
and inferential data analyses (using SPSS, SAS, STATA, S-PLUS, & M-PLUS), study and
questionnaire design, project coordination and direction, grant preparation, reporting to funding
agencies and institutional review boards.
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Research Associate
November 2005 – September 2007
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)
Assist PI with conducting research in areas relevant to: 1) drug and alcohol dependence
epidemiology, prevention, and measurement; 2) violence exposure and prevention in children,
adolescents and young adults; and 3) environmental approaches to ATOD and violence
prevention. Collaborate with investigative teams within the Prevention Services Research
Institute branch of PIRE and participate in methodology workgroup meetings across sites and
institutes within PIRE.
Trained, coordinated, and supervised a team of up to twenty research assistants to conduct
environmental surveys using personal digital assistants.

Research Assistant
May 2005 – November 2005
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)
Assisted in the study questionnaire programming, subject interviewing, data collection, library
research, training and supervision of field interviewers for various projects, correspondence.

Community Relations Coordinator
February 2004 – November 2005
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Research Assistant
Department of Sociology
June 2000 – June 2002
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Interviewed young men and women to help understand the sociological pathways to
independence (Pathways to Adulthood). Coordinated services for participants and the project as
a whole. Set-up and maintained database.

Research Assistant
June 2000 – June 2002
Drug Abuse Research Program
Morgan State University

Research Assistant
June 2000 – June 2001
ELCID: Electronic Collaboratory for Investigations about Drugs
Johns Hopkins University

Laboratory Technician
June 2000 – June 2001
Johns Hopkins University Bayview Campus Outpatient substance abuse treatment research clinic
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Society Membership and Leadership
Under Review       Student Member College for Problems on Drug Dependence

PUBLICATIONS (IN PRINT OR IN PRESS)

Lee, K.T.; Gillette, A.; Badian, H.; and Smart, M.J. (2003) Using information technology to
   effect desired behavior in the point-of-care testing environment. Point of Care: The Journal
   of Near patient testing and technology.

PUBLICATIONS (UNDER REVIEW)

Smart, M.J.; Whitaker, D.; Craig, I.; Alexandre, P.; Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Geographic Barriers
   to Treatment on Demand in Baltimore City. Under Review Journal of Urban Health
Furr-Holden, C.D.M.; Campbell, K.D.; Smart, M.J.; Johnson, M.J.; Ballard, W.C.; Anthony,
   J.C. Metric Properties of the Neighborhood Inventory for Environmental Typology
   (NIfETy). Under Review Prevention Science.
Furr-Holden, C.D.M.; Pokorni J.P.; Smart, M.J.; Ialongo, N.S; Holder, H.; Anthony, J.C.. The
   NIfETy Method for Environmental Assessment of Neighborhood-level Indicators. Under
   Review American Journal of Public Health.

TEACHING

Classroom Instruction
September 2006-present      Lecturer: Research Application of Sociology (Baltimore City
                            Community College)
                               This course focuses on the application of epidemiologic and
                               biostatistic methods to psychosocial research including the use of
                               morbidity and mortality data, rates and risks, regression analysis,
                               survival analysis, and factor analysis.
January 2002 – June 2002    TA: Advanced Applications of Statistical Packages (Morgan
                            State University)
                              This graduate course introduces students to descriptive and inferential
                              data analysis using STATA, SPSS, and SAS. Students are provided
                              with the tools and underlying concepts in the application of
                              epidemiologic and biostatical principles needed for analysis of data
                              from population based studies, clinical trials, and probability samples.
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RESEARCH GRANT PARTICIPATION (WITHIN THE PAST 5 YEARS)

ONGOING RESEARCH SUPPORT
“Estimating the Prevalence of Alcohol Use Disorders among At-Risk Drivers” 9/1/06 – 8/31/08
R01 AA 016407
National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Principal Investigator: Furr-Holden
This investigation implements a brief screener for alcohol use disorders (AUDs) among participants
in the National Highway Safety and Traffic Administration (NHSTA) Deciannual National Roadside
Survey (NRS).

“Measuring Alcohol Use Disorders at the Roadside”                                    4/1/05 – 3/31/07
R21 AA 015543
National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Principal Investigator: Furr-Holden
This investigation pilot tests and refines a brief screener for alcohol use disorders (AUDs) among
participants in the National Highway Safety and Traffic Administration (NHSTA) Deciannual
National Roadside Survey (NRS) Pilot Program.

“Environmental Strategies for Violence and AOD Prevention”                       4/1/05 – 3/31/08
R01 AA 015196
National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Principal Investigator: Furr-Holden
The investigation seeks to classify both individual- and community-level distributions and
determinants of violence and alcohol and other drug (AOD) exposure by identifying environmental
factors associated with increased neighborhood violence and AOD exposure among youth.

“Prevention of young adult drug use in club settings”                               4/1/05 – 3/31/07
R01 DA 018770 (Miller)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Co-Principal Investigator: Furr-Holden
This investigation tests relationships between three major domains (host characteristics/influences,
venue/event setting characteristics, and participant characteristics) associated with young adult (18-25
years of age) drug use, as well as drug-related and other problems in club settings where electronic
music dance events (EMDEs) are held.

PRESENTATIONS

April 2007    Smart, M.; Plummer, C; David, V.; Furr-Holden, D. Geographical Barriers to
              Treatment on Demand in Baltimore City. Poster presented at the 1st Annual
              Conference for Dissemination of Student Research, Baltimore, Maryland.
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June 2006   Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Pokorni, J, Ballard, B., Smart, M. Environmental
            Strategies for Alcohol Prevention. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Scientific
            Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, Maryland.

June 2006   Smart, M., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Miller, B., Ivester, S., & Voas, R.
            Observational epidemiology of early and late night drinking in club settings:
            Implications for alcohol-impaired driving. Paper presented at the 29th Annual
            Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Baltimore, Maryland.

June 2006   Furr-Holden, C.D.M.; Pokorni, J, Ballard, B., Smart, M. (2006, June 24-28).
            Environmental Strategies for Drug Prevention. Poster presented at the 67th
            Annual Scientific Meeting of the College for Problem on Drug Dependence,
            Scottsdale, AZ.

May 2006    Furr-Holden, C.D.M.; Pokorni J.P.; Ballard W.C.; Smart, M.J.; Campbell KD
            (2006). Environmental Strategies for Violence, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other
            Drug Prevention. Poster presented at 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for
            Prevention Research, SanAntonio, Texas.

March 2006 Furr-Holden, C.D.M.; Pokorni J.P.; Ballard W.C.; Smart, M.J.; Campbell KD
           (2006). Environmental Strategies for Violence, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other
           Drug Prevention.    Presentation at the Annual American Association of
           Geographers Meeting in Chicago, IL.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND OUTREACH

2007 - Present
Facilitator, People for Transformation: PFT operates as a not-for profit entity that links
student researchers with community members in the areas surrounding Johns Hopkins
University.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Personal Statement: My research is focused on place-based community- and environmental-
level strategies for Violence, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug exposure prevention.

Keywords: Epidemiology, Environment, Youth, Drug, Alcohol, and Violence

								
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