Faculty Profile

Dr. Heather A. Archer-Dyer, M.P.H.

Heather A. Archer-Dyer, M.P.H.

Instructor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests

Education

Undergraduate: New York University
Graduate: City College (CUNY)

Professional Activity

Heather Archer-Dyer is Director of Community Health Outreach for the Department of Family and Social Medicine; Director of Community-Based Service Learning for the Office of Diversity Enhancement; Faculty Leader for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Diversity and Culturally Responsive Care Selective; and Subdomain Chair for Community, Environmental, and Occupational Health, Population Health and the Practice of Medicine Theme Curriculum.

Interests

  • Community health and wellness
  • Community-oriented primary care
  • Prevention and health promotion in at-risk and underserved populations
  • Developing a robust service learning program for medical and graduate students
  • Integrating public health and advocacy into medical education
  • Building strong community partnerships
  • Promoting health equity and social justice
  • Promoting the resilience of the Bronx residents

Active Projects

  • Longitudinal Community Project in FM Clerkship (with clerkship crew)
  • Inter-professional Education (with clerkship crew)

Selected Publications

Posters & Presentations

  1. A Modified Community-Based Experience for Third-Year Medical Students: Implementation Pains and Evaluation Gains Authors: Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES,  Zoon Naqvi, MBBS, MPHE, EdM, William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, and Maria Teresa M. Santos, MD, Department of Family and Social Medicine. Poster Presentation: Twelfth Annual Davidoff Education Day Bronx, New York March 26, 2015.
  2. The Memory Game: Daily vs. End-of-Rotation Evaluations Authors: William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Medical Student Education, Zoon Naqvi, MBBS, EdM, MHPE, Associate Director of Education, Maria Teresa M. Santos, MD, Co-Director, Medical Student Education, Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES, Director of Community Health Outreach and Instructor, Department of Family and Social Medicine. Poster Presentation: Twelfth Annual Davidoff Education Day Bronx, New York March 26, 2015.
  3. Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs): Do they Measure Different Cognitive Skills? Authors: Maria Teresa M. Santos, MD, Co-Director, Medical Student Education, William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Medical Student Education, Zoon Naqvi, MBBS, EdM, MHPE, Associate Director of Education, Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES, Director of Community Health Outreach and Instructor, Department of Family and Social Medicine. Poster Presentation: Twelfth Annual Davidoff Education Day Bronx, New York March 26, 2015.
  4. Speaking Up: Assessing Advocacy in Medical Students Authors: William Jordan, Heather Archer-Dyer, Aaron Fox, Zoon Naqvi, Maria Teresa Santos Department of Family and Social Medicine. Presentation: Advocacy Workshop Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Medical Student Education Conference Atlanta, Georgia February 6, 2015
  5. Improving a Community-Based Experience for Medical Students Authors: Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES, Zoon Naqvi, MBBS, MPHE, EdM, William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, Maria Teresa M. Santos, MD, Cheryl Merzel, Dr.PH, MPH and Jason Fletcher, PhD, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Center for Public Health Sciences.  Poster Presentation: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Medical Student Education Conference Atlanta, Georgia February 6, 2015.
  6. Improving a Community-Based Experience for Medical Students Authors: Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES, Zoon Naqvi, MBBS, MPHE, EdM, William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, Maria Teresa M. Santos, MD, Cheryl Merzel, Dr.PH, MPH and Jason Fletcher, PhD, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Center for Public Health Sciences. Presentation: 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition Healthography New Orleans, Louisiana November 17, 2014
  7. Working with Community Partners in Medical Student Education: Family Medicine Community Projects Authors: Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, CHES and William B. Jordan, MD, MPH, Presentation: Inter Professional Education Clerkship Retreat Bronx, New York May 29, 2014.
  8. Primary Care Asthma Preceptorship Program (PCAP): A Novel Approach to Address Disparities in the Care of Children with Asthma and Promote Best Practices by Community-Based Providers Authors: Agnes Banquet, Sankaran Krishnan, Y. Cathy Kim, Amy Ansehl, Heather Archer-Smith, Allen J. Dozor, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and New York Medical College.  Poster Presentation: Pediatrics for the 21st Century (Peds-21) - Embracing Every Child: Combating Health Disparities in Your Practice and Community 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition New Orleans, LA October 20-23, 2012.  
  9. Piloting a Public Health Detailing Intervention for the Children’s Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley (CEHCHV) Authors: Michael P. Shakarjian, PhD, Hong Duck Kim, PhD, Amy Ansehl, MSN, Heather A. Archer-Dyer, MPH, Allan Dozer, MD, Robert Amler, MD, Diane E. Heck, PhD & Chia-Ching Chen, EdD. Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 61st Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 4-6, 2010

 

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Block, Room 434
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.4024
Fax: 718.430.8816
heather.archer-dyer@einstein.yu.edu