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President and Executive Director - Public Health Foundation - 1997 to Present
? Oversees all aspects of Foundation management and administration, including fundraising and grant writing, project development and implementation, personnel, finance, and procurement
? Provides conceptual leadership, including setting research design, developing and approving project designs, conducting quality review of project deliverables, and supervising the development of publications and presentations
? Provides direct technical assistance to state and local public health agencies on community assessment, health objective development, infrastructure analysis, performance management, and quality improvement
? Consults with federal, state, and local policymakers on a variety of public health issues
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1997-Present
Associate, Department of Health Policy and Management
? Teaches courses on public health practice, performance management and improvement, and community health assessment
? Mentors students for internships at the Public Health Foundation
? Conducts joint research with faculty on improving the operations and effectiveness of public health agencies
? Assists in development of distance learning courses
? Serves on school leadership and public health training center development committees
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 1988-1996
Director, Health Program Alliance; Instructor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Division of Public Health
? Established goals and objectives of program and procured all funding
? Supervised budgets, training and supervision of personnel
? Provided technical and educational assistance to public and private health agencies
? Served on healthy agency committees addressing health care system, health care cost, and preventive care issues
? Bialek, R., Carden, J., and Duffy, G. ?Supporting Public Health Departments? Quality Improvement Initiatives: Lessons Learned From the Public Health Foundation.? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Vol. 16, No. 1, January-February, 2010.
? Bialek, R., Duffy, G., and Moran, J., editors. The Public Health Quality Improvement Handbook. American Society for Quality Quality Press: Milwaukee, 2009.
? Nolan, P., Bialek, R., Kushion, ML., Lenaway, D., and Hamm, MS,. ?Financing and Creating Incentives for a Voluntary National Accreditation System for Public Health.? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Vol. 13, No. 4, July-August, 2007.
? Kanarek, N., Stanley, J., and Bialek, R. ?Local Public Health Agency Performance and Community Health Status.? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Vol. 12, No. 6, November-December, 2006.
? Barry, M., and Bialek, R. ?Tracking Our Investments in Public Health: What Have We Learned?? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Vol. 10, No. 5, September-October, 2004.
? Public Health Foundation. Return on Investment of Nationwide Health Tracking. Health-Track. August, 2001.
? Eilbert, K., Barry, M., Bialek, R., Garufi, M., Maiese, D., Gebbie, K., and Fox, CE, ?Public Health Expenditures: Developing Estimates for Improved Policy Making.? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Vol. 3, No. 3, May, 1997.
? Using Quality Improvement Techniques to Find Innovative Solutions for STD Programs, Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, November 16, 2009, Atlanta, GA.
? Using Community Data to Improve Community Health: Planning, Policy, and Tracking, American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 11, 2009, Phil., PA
? Utilizing the Advanced Tools of QI To Solve Problems ? Understanding the Challenges Public Health Organizations Will Face in 2010, American Public Health Association Annual Conference, November 9, 2009, Philadelphia, PA.
? Performance Management and Quality Improvement: Tools and Resources for Public Health, Mid-Atlantic Health Leadership Institute (MHLI), October 20, 2009, Baltimore, MD.
? H1N1: Applying Quality Improvement to Current Public Health Issues, Multi-State Learning Collaborative Open Forum, September 18, 2009, Chicago, IL.
? Can Quality Improvement Methods Be Used to Help Implement Science? National Institute for Drug Abuse CJ-DATS Steering Committee Meeting, June 3, 2009, Rockville, MD.
? Public Health Accreditation and Quality Improvement, Community Indicators Consortium Conference, June 27, 2008, Washington, DC.