CURRENT POSITIONS

  • Organizational Consultant, Workshop Designer, Facilitator: independent
  • Pedagogical Designer and Facilitator: A & T State University, contractual, 2019 - Present
  • Creative Director, Artist-In-Residence: Florida International University, https://advance.fiu.edu/programs/awed-theater/ 2016 - present
  • Program Director/Artistic Director: Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Psychiatry, The New Theater of Medicine, thenewtheaterofmedicine.org, George Washington University School of Medicine 
  • Facilitator: Mouse and the Elephant, https://mouseandelephant.com, contractual, LLC 2014 - Present

Independent (abridged) 

Presentations/Trainings for Staff, Academic Faculty, Chairs, and Deans

  • University of New Hampshire, Nov 22nd, 2019
  • American Society of Engineering Education, June 25th, 2018 
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell, W/PowerPlay https://www.unh.edu/powerplay/, Dec 13 – 14, 2017
  • Humor Project, with Robert Mankoff, Cartoon Editor, The New Yorker , July 2009
  • Florida International University Chair Retreat, curriculum design and facilitation
  • Boston University Chair Network Meeting, curriculum design and facilitation
  • University of New Hampshire, faculty workshop, curriculum design and facilitation
  • University of Virginia, faculty/chair workshop, curriculum design and facilitation, 2017
  • University of Virginia, Sept 2014, Sept 2015, Sept 2016, November 2016
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn, MI. November 12-14 and 19-21, 2004
  • Phillips Exeter Academy, Jan 2016
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, May 2015
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology, Oct 2015

Organizational Consultations. Trainings, Program Development 

  • MiddleOak Insurance Company, Salem MA, Connecticut, 2015 – 2016
  • Harvard University, February, 2010
  • Artist-in-Residence, University of Miami, NSF-ADVANCE, Department of Theater and Dance. Mar – May 2013
  • University of California System Office of the President, Chair, faculty trainings. Feb 2015 – May 2015
  • University of New Hampshire, NSF-ADVANCE program, Department of Theater and Dance. Mar '14 - Apr '14
  • University of Miami Theatre Department, FL. Oct 10-15, 2008; Jan 12-16, 2010; Nov 16 – 18, 2010
  • Manatee Community College, FL. Feb 14-15, 2008
  • Saint Cloud State University, MN. Jan 14-16, 2007
  • Grand Valley State University, MI. September – Nov 2010

Contractual Projects

  • Sacred Storytelling; Interfaith Roundtable of Washtenaw County, MI 2006 – 2007
  • Climate Theatre, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999-2001
  • Talk To Us, University of Michigan, MI, Ann Arbor, 1997-1999
  • Miami Dade College, April 2016
  • University of New Hampshire, Oct 2015, April 2016, Oct 2016
  • PI ADVANCE Roundtable, California System, Apr 2015

                    A & T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina 
                      Program Development Facilitator, Organizational Consultant,Trainings for Staff, Faculty, Chairs, and Deans

  • Train-the Trainers: facilitation technqiues; Virtual  (upcoming, Fall 2021)
  • Search Process Equity and Inclusion; Virtual, October, 2020
  • Tenure and Promotion Equity; Virtual, November 2020,
  • Search Process Equity and Inclusion; March, 2020
  • Tenure and Promotion Equity; February, 2020
  • Presentation on Applies Theater; November, 2019

            The New Theater of Medicine (abridged) 

  • Internal Medicine Conference, (Virtual)
  • Neurology Grand Rounds, GWU School of Medicine (Washington, DC)
  • Physician Assistant Education Program (PAEA) (Washington, DC)
  • Caregivers Conference, Roanoke - Presentation of "TANGLES" and workshop, direction/co-facilitation
  • Performance of "TANGLES" and post-show dialogue, direction/co-facilitation
  • Training Summit International Panel Physicians, (CDC), Prague
  • Training Summit International Panel Physicians, (CDC), Seoul, Korea
  • Training Summit International Panel Physicians, (CDC), Cape Town South Africa
  • Faculty Workshops, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • American Physical Therapy Association (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (Denver, Colorado)
  • National Academy of Science Cultural Programming (Washington, DC)
  • NASUAD, National Home Based and Community Services Conference (Washington, DC)
  • The University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • POM-4, GW School of Medicine (Washington, DC) 
  • International Medical Fellows Program, GW School of Medicine  (Washington, DC) 
  • AARP, American Association of Retired Persons 
  • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Forum
  • Children's National Medical Center (Washington, DC) 
  • Children's National Medical Center  (Washington, DC) 
  • GW School of Medicine  (Washington, DC) 
  • Anesthesiology Resident  (Washington, DC) 
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds  (Washington, DC) 
  • Psychiatry Grand Rounds  (Washington, DC) 
  • Faculty Development Seminar, GW Medical Center  (Washington, DC)   
  • Faculty Development Seminar, GW Medical Center  (Washington, DC) 
  • Ob/Gyn Resident Curriculum  (Washington, DC) 
  • GW Medical Center Department of Psychiatry  (Washington, DC) 
  • SEA National Conference General Session  (Washington, DC)   
  • SEA National Conference Breakout Session  (Washington, DC) 
  • CNMC Private Performance  (Washington, DC) 
  • Wake Forest Retreat (Chappell Hill, North Carolina) 
  • Wake Forest Retreat (Chappell Hill, North Carolina) 
  • Wake Forest Retreat (Chappell Hill, North Carolina) 
  • INOVA Health Systems Leadership Development Conference (Washington, DC) 
  • Internal Medicine Resident Retreat (Washington, DC) 
  • Ob/Gyn Residency Core Curriculum, GW Medical Center (Washington, DC) 
  • PGY-1 Resident Retreat, GW Department of Internal Medicine (Washington, DC) 
  • Faculty Development, GW School of Medicine (Washington, DC)   
  • AAMC Diversity Policy and Program Staff (Washington, DC) 
  • Grand Rounds, GW Department of Emergency Medicine  (Washington, DC) 
  • Grand Rounds, GW Department of Cardiology (Washington, DC) 
  • Practice of Medicine- 4th year Med School Curriculum (Washington, DC) 
  • CNMC Division Chief Meeting (Washington, DC) 
  • AAMC Office of the President (Washington, DC)
  • UHS Hospital Leadership (Washington, DC) 
  • POM-4, GW School of Medicine (Washington, DC) 
  • CNMC Pediatric Fellows Bootcamp Orientation (Washington, DC)     
  • Patient Quality Health Forum, Universal Health Systems (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • The University of the Republic (Montevideo, Uruguay) 
  • AAMC Annual Conference (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • AAMC Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • AAMC Annual Conference (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • The Center for Aging, Health, and Humanities (Washington, DC)   
  • Physician Assistant Program Faculty Retreat (Washington, DC) 
  • AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) (Washington, DC) 
  • Faculty Development; GW School of Nursing  (Washington, DC) 
  • Geriatric Fellows Program, Veteran’s Hospital (Washington D.C.) 
  • Faculty Development Program, George Washington University 
  • AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA)  (Washington, DC) 
  • School of Nursing Faculty Retreat (Washington, DC) 
  • International Fellows Program (Washington, DC)   
  • Power Day, Yale  School of Medicine (New Haven, Connecticut ) 
  • Physician Assistant Program Director’s Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) 
  • MS-1 Learning Communities Opening Dinner, George Washington University 
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine (Chapel Hill, NC) 
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University (Ohio) 
  • Gerontological Society of American (GSA) Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) 
  • CNMC Radiology (Washington, DC) 
  • GME Retreat, GW School of Medicine  (Washington, DC)  
  • CNMC Radiology (Washington, DC) 
  • CNMC Radiology (Washington, DC) 
  • POM-4 4th Year Med School Curr., (Washington, DC) 
  • Woolly Mammoth Theater (Washington D.C)   
  • American Physical Therapist Association (APTA) Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) 
  • Westminster Canterbury Retirement Community (Richmond, VA) 
  • Arden Courts (Kensington, MD) 
  • School of Nursing Orientation, George Washington University School Nursing (DC) 
  • Physician Assistant Program Director’s Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) 
  • Physician Assistant Program Director’s Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) 
  • THEARC/ DC Arts Commission (Washington, DC)   
  • MS-1 Learning Communities Opening Dinner, George Washington University (DC) 
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine (Chapel Hill, NC) 
  • Physician Assistant Program Director’s National Meeting (Washington, D.C.)

The New Theater of Medicine (abridged)

Presenter, Facilitator, Organizational Consultant, Traininer

  • University of New Hampshire; Feb 2012
  • Miami International; Nov 2012
  • University of Kentucky; Fall 2011
  • Michigan State University; Jan 2005, Aug 2007, Nov 2009
  • Marshall University; Jan 2011
  • Auburn University; Nov 2010
  • IU-Bloomington;  Feb 2010
  • Central Michigan University; Nov 2009
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham; Oct 2009
  • Wayne State University; Apr 2007, Nov 2008/09
  • Purdue-Calumet; Feb 2009
  • Northeastern University; Jan 2009
  • Grand Valley State University; Feb 07, Aug 07, Mar 08, Nov 08
  • Kettering University;  Apr 2007; Mar 2008
  • University of Virginia;  Sep 2006;  Apr 2008
  • Virginia Technological University; Apr 2008
  • Union College/Skidmore/Colgate/Hamilton; Mar 2008
  • University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma;  Jan 2008
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Nov 2007
  • Rice University; Sep 2007
  • Earth Institute at Columbia; May 2007
  • Barnard College;  May 2007
  • Columbia University;  May 2007
  • University of Notre Dame; Apr 2007
  • Wellesley College; Mar 2007
  • New Mexico State University; Feb 2007
  • University of Texas at El Paso; Feb 2007
  • Stanford University;  Nov 2006
  • University of California, Irvine;  Nov 2006
  • Harvard University; May 2006, Mar 2007
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology; May 2006, Mar 2007
  • Michigan Technological University; Sept 2005, Sept 2006
  • University of Maryland; Apr 2006
  • Oxford College of Emory; Mar 2006
  • Emory University; Mar 2006
  • University of Washington; Feb 2006
  • University of Cincinnati; Jan 2006
  • Northwestern Michigan College; Aug 2006
  • Case Western Reserve University; Nov 2005
  • University of Minnesota;  Oct 2005
  • University of Chicago; Apr 2005
  • Madonna University, Michigan; Dec 2005
  • Eastern Michigan University; Apr 2004
  • North Carolina SU Video Conference; Nov 2002
  • American Geophysical Union, San Francisco; Dec 2011
  • Ribonucleic acid Society Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin; May 2009
  • Society for Teaching and Learning in H. E., Windsor; June 2008 
  • Graduate Student Council Annual Conference; Nov 2008
  • American Physical Society, Virginia; May 2007
  • Michigan State University; Nov 03-04, Jan 2006, Oct 2006
  • Assoc. For Theatre in Higher Education Conference; Chicago; Aug 2006
  • Ohio Learning Network; July 2006
  • Committee on Institutional Collaboration; Apr 2006, Apr 2003
  • Prof. & Organizational Development. Network, Milwaukee; Oct 2005
  • EMERGE Conference, Atlanta; Sept 2005
  • American Assoc. of Higher Education, Summer Academy, Utah; July 2005
  • CIRTL, University of Wisconsin; May 2005
  • Theatre & Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Chicago; Apr 2002
  • University of Illinois Medical School, Champaign, Illinois; Feb 2009
  • Association of American Medical Colleges, San Antonio, Texas; Nov 2008
  • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Schlrs. Program, San Diego, Cal.; Nov 2006
  • Harvard Medical School; May 2006; Mar 2007\
  • Chelsea Community Hospital; Oct 2004
  • American Geophysical Union, San Francisco ; Dec 2011
  • Increase Women in Science (IWIN), New York, New York; Jan 2011
  • Increase Women in Science (IWIN),, Tuscon, Arizona; Apr 2011
  • Increase Women in Science (IWIN), DC; Apr 2010
  • NSF ADVANCE (Advancing Women in Sciences) DC; May 2008, Jan 2005
  • NSF-ADVANCE PI (Advancing Women in Sciences)  DC; Apr 2008, May 2005
  • National Science Foundation, DC; May 2006, Nov 2006
  • NSF-Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Conf. Atlanta; Apr 2005 
  • NSF Chemistry Chair Gender Equity Workshop, DC; Jan 2006
  • Technology, Eng., and Math Conference, Syracuse University; Apr 2005

Facilitator of Institutes/Major Workshops

  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Interactive Theatre Symposium. Co-designer; training on interactive theatre techniques. University of Missouri-Columbia. September 10-11, 2007
  • Breaking Bad News. Family and the Experience Program. Designed and facilitated; annual daylong training for all University of Michigan medical students. University of Michigan Medical School, October 2009, October 2010, and October 2011
  • Multicultural Facilitation Seminar. Co-designer and facilitator; intensive sessions focused on techniques and models for leading 'difficult' discussions. For graduate students and faculty; University of Michigan and Rackham Graduate School, October 2010, 2011.
  • STEP. Institutional Change.Organizational change. Co-designer and facilitator; institutional and organizational change. ADVANCE Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
  • Setting the Stage for Change: Using Theatre to Improve Institutional Climate. Designer and facilitator; institute to train theatre professionals and program directors on CRLT Theatre artistic techniques. Funded by National Science Foundation funded.  ;ADVANCE Program, Ann Arbor, MI, June 15-17, 2005 and June 19-21, 2006

Facilitator of Workshops/Trainings

  • Applied Theater for Education. Miami-Dade College Theater Arts Class. Virtual. November, 2019. 
  • Improvisational Theatre and Confederacy. Patient Simulation. University of Miami, May 14, 2013
  • Milestones: Theatre Applied. George Washington University Psychiatric Grand Rounds. GWU, Sept 22, 2012 Adapting Text to the Stage. Washtenaw Community College. Creative Writing Courses: Maxine Gibson, 1998 - 2011
  • Directing For Stage. Karen Libman, Grand Valley State University, MI, September 21, 2010
  • Voice and Presentation: Techniques for Public Speakers. Workshop for Enriching Scholarship. University of Michigan, MI, May 6, 2009
  • Theatre For Social Change/Justice. Michael Spencer, Multicultural/Multilingual Community Organizing Graduate Seminar. University of Michigan, April 1, 2009
  • Advanced Forum Theatre. New Visions and Shanti Project. University of Michigan, June 16, 2009 Introduction to Forum Theatre. New Visions and Shanti Project. University of Michigan, June 13, 2009 
  • Art and Social Change. Creative Work and Social Action. University of Michigan, November 13, 2008 Genetic Counseling Issues. Dr. Beverly M. Yashar, Genetic Counselors in Training. University of Michigan,
  • October 9, 2007; October 24, 2006; January 17, 2006; January 18, 2005; September 23, 2008
  • Use of Interactive and Forum Theatre. Bunyan Bryant, Environment 222. University of Michigan, September 15, 2008
  • Anxiety and Public Speaking. Toastmasters. University of Michigan, October 16, 2007
  • Voice and Presentation. CRLT Preparing Future Faculty Seminar. University of Michigan, October of 2004 - 2007
  • Ethics in Teaching. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching North Seminar Series. University ofMichigan, October 19, 2006
  • Establishing a theatre, Troupe, and Sketches. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, September 29, 2006 Carnival of Rio: Incoming School of Social Work Students. School of Social Work. The University of Michigan, August 29, 2006
  • The Play is the Thing to Catch the Dean. Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE). Chicago, IL, August 5, 2006
  • Build it and They Will Come: Creating a Theatre. Association for Theatre in Higher Education. With ConnieCook, Chicago, IL, August 4, 2006
  • Safehouse; Applying Forum Theatre. Safehouse. Michigan, February 4, 2006
  • Applying Interactive Theatre to Spark Dialogue about Domestic Violence and Sexism. New Visions: Alliance to
  • End Violence in Asian/Asian American Communities. MI, October 8, 2005; July 30, 2006
  • Build it and They Will Come: Creating a Theatre. American Association of Higher Education (AAHE). Snowbird, UT, July 14, 2005
  • Creating Script. University of Chicago. Chicago, IL, April 14, 2005
  • Adapting Qualitative Research to the Stage. Dr. Mary Wright, Qualitative Assessment Graduate Class. University of Michigan, April 7, 2005
  • Handling Controversial Discussions in the Classroom. CRLT Seminar Series. University of Michigan, October 25, 2004
  • Authority in the Classroom. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Seminar Series. University of Michigan, March 11, 2004
  • Examining Gesture and Body in Animation. ThEMaT: Thought Experiments in Mathematics Teaching. University of Michigan, March 7, 2005
  • Training Actor in Interactive Theatre. American Association for Higher Education Summer Academy. Stoweflake, VT, July 13, 2004
  • Adapting Poetry to the Stage. Plymouth-Canton High School, MI, March 10, 2004
  • Performance and Representation of Race. Nicole Aimee Roux, Performance and Representation of Race. University of Michigan, January 13, 2004
  • Forum Theatre: Exploring Difference. Project Outreach. University of Michigan, October 23, 2003 Environmental Theatre. National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit, Washington, DC, October 15, 2003
  • Institutionalizing a Theatre Program on Campus. The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education. New Orleans, LA, May 2002; Miami, FL May 2003
  • Adapting Interviews to the Stage. Eastern Michigan University, MI, April 13, 2003
  • Performing on Stage. Community High School speech class. MI, December 12, 2002
  • Introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed. Student groups. University of Michigan, April 12, 2002 Theatre of the Oppressed: Engaging with 'isms.' Women’s Studies Classroom Workshop. University of Michigan, November 2001, February 2002, April 2002
  • Unlocking the Creative Box: Using Word and Imagery in Performance. Washtenaw Community College, MI, March 2002
  • Using Role-Play in the Classroom. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Seminar Series. University of Michigan, March 16, 2005
  • Practicing Psychiatric Interviews: Using Theatre for Role Play. Curi Park, Psychology. University of Michigan, March 17 and 18, 2003
  • Interactive Theatre: Challenges in the Classroom. Master of Arts with Certification Class. University of Michigan, January 27, 2003
  • Teaching Moments: Psychology Department workshop for GSIs. University of Michigan, October 16, 2002 Managing Difficult Classroom Moments. Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Seminar Series. University of Michigan, October 8, 2001 and February 11, 2002
  • Improvisational Theatre and Teaching. Steven Peters, Philosophy Department Workshop for GSIs. University of Michigan, April 12, 2001