Jude-Marie Alexis Smalec is a C4D/SBCC professional with 20+ years of experience in public health initiatives. She is an experienced trainer in formal and non-formal settings. Jude-Marie Alexis Smalec is also a skilled online instructor in health education, health promotion, social determinants of health, health communication, culture and health. With excellent strategic coordination and management skills as evidenced by the proven ability to coordinate and ensure quality control of over five different programs within the Family and Consumer Sciences division at Cornell University Cooperative Extension; and a 15-country UNICEF adolescent health communication initiative that cut across different partners, continents, religions and nationalities.

Jude-Marie has a track record of successfully working with non-profits and academic institutions such as Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, Chemonics International, Prospect Associates, Cornell, Benedictine, and Strayer University in the USA and the University of the West Indies, as well as international health agencies such as the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Population Fund, UNICEF, UNAIDS, and l’agence Francophonie. Expertise in establishing and managing UN, government, academic, private and non-profit partnerships, and conducting training on partnership development as an essential part of programs.


Associate Overview:

Languages: English, French

Academic Degrees: Doctor of Public Health (International Health, Health Communication, Nutrition); MPH (Nutrition); Certificate in Advanced Online Teaching; Certificate in Community Health Education

 Countries worked:Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Thailand, Uganda, USA, Zambia

Technical/Program Areas of Expertise: Adolescent Development & Participation, Communication for Development, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition