Dorothea E. de Zafra-Atwell, MPIA

Company: United States Department of Health and Human Services
 
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism

 
Location:  Rochester, New York, United States
 
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Alexandria City Schools, Summer Enrichment Program for Gifted and Talented Elementary School Students Alexandria, VA (archaeology consultant, guest instructor, 1987-1988)
  • American Society for Public Administration (professional standards and ethics committee)
  • Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Alexandria, VA (volunteer site excavator, 1990-1991)
  • County Board of Elections (election operations judge, 2008-2010)
  • Earthwatch Institute, Copán, Honduras (volunteer, archaeological field teams, 1985-1986)
  • Earthwatch, Nevada (excavation volunteer, 1974)
  • Educational Programming for Seniors, Local Church (point person, 2004-2011)
  • Federal Computer Security Program Managers Forum (executive board member)
  • Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (president, founding member)
  • Local Unitarian Universalist Church (adult religious education committee and small group discussion facilitator)
  • Mensa International Limited
  • Montgomery County Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Maryland (2011)
  • National Institutes of Health (diversity council, 1999-2002)
  • Neighborhood Community Association, Rochester, NY (chair, history committee, 2018-Present)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association (alumni council, international alumni liaison, 2004-2006) (career workshop panelist, 2008) (leadership council, 2004-2006)
  • University of Rochester (Lifelong Learning Advisory Council, 2011-Present)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019, 2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018, 2017)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Volunteer Service Award, Commencement Speaker, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh (2006)
  • Author, “Personal Steps to a Healthy Choice: A Woman’s Guide” (2000)
  • Author, “Identification and Care of Fetal Alcohol-Exposed Children: A Guide for Primary Care Providers,” National Institutes of Health (1999)
  • Author, “Identification of At-Risk Drinking and Intervention with Women of Child-Bearing Age: A Guide for Primary Care Providers,” National Institutes of Health (1999)
  • Co-Author, Workgroup Chair, “Information Technology Security Training Requirements: A Role- and Performance-Based Model,” Special Publication 800-16, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States Department of Commerce (1994-1998)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Special Achievement Award, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1998)
  • Educator of the Year, Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (1997)
  • Federal 100 Award, Federal Computer Week Magazine (1995)
  • Exemplary Service Award, Assistant Secretary for Health (1994)
  • Special Recognition Award, United States Department of Health and Human Services (1982)
  • Co-Author, “Professional Standards and Ethics: A Workbook for Public Administrators,” American Society for Public Administration (1979)
  • Co-Author, “A Management Model for the Implementation of Omnibus Legislation: A Case Study from the United States Public Health Service,” Public Administration Review (1978)
  • Various Professional and Academic Recognition

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