Holly M Zanoni CV Resume



Master of Science, Geographic Information Science for Development and Environment (GISDE)

Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts



Graduate Certificate, Global Health

University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, North Carolina



Bachelor of Arts, Geography

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey





GIS and Remote Sensing: ArcGIS, IDRISI, QGIS, GeoDa ERDAS, ENVI

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods: SPSS, Excel, Dedoose, NVivo, ATLAS.Ti, R

Other: Microsoft Office Suite (advanced proficiency Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access), EndNote, REDCap, Writing and editing (technical, grant)

Security Clearance: Department of Defense secret clearance (expired)




Administrative Assistant

Town of Belmont Police Department, Belmont, Massachusetts

10/2017 – 9/2019

  • Prepared operational and statistical data analysis reports to assist with effective decision-making

  • Designed, developed and maintained databases (Excel) to improve efficiency and effectiveness of  department records

  • Inspected reports and records for data accuracy, completeness and compliance with established records


Research Assistant

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

7/2015 – 1/2017

  • Developed preliminary intervention manual to inform HIV intervention in South Africa

  • Coded qualitative interviews to identify key themes

  • Developed and managed qualitative research database (Dedoose)

  • Managed and performed quality assurance for multiple clinical (quantitative) research databases (RedCap, Excel)

  • Conducted literature reviews, synthesized data and summarized literature


Data Manager

Massachusetts General Hospital at McCord Hospital, Durban, South Africa

1/2010 – 3/2013

  • Developed, managed and performed quality assurance for two clinical research databases (Excel, Access) 

  • Regularly updated manuscripts, PowerPoint slides and produced graphics for peer-reviewed journals and conferences

  • Worked closely in public, semi-private and private hospital settings in both rural and urban areas in South Africa


Budget Analyst

Leidos (formerly SAIC) at NASA-Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

7/2005 – 8/2007

  • Verified accuracy and conformance of technical documents, financial plans and project scheduling in direct support of Flight Equipment Department

  • Collaborated on initial proposal for NASA’s Constellation Program (Flight Equipment Dept., $9 billion, five years)

  • Coordinated planning and logistics for international travel, including visa clearances (125 people)


Engineering Assistant

Leidos (formerly SAIC) at NASA-Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

9/2002 – 7/2005

  • Edited technical documents, produced graphics and presented reports in direct support of spacewalk missions

  • Produced preliminary “pirouette maneuver” graphics for the STS-114 return-to-fight mission

  • Coordinated planning and logistics for international and domestic travel assignments, including visa clearances (25 people)


GIS Analyst

Leidos (formerly SAIC), Chantilly, Virginia

2/2000 – 9/2002

  • Constructed climate, soil and vegetation models of synthetically-generated terrain for joint military exercises

  • Conducted scientific imagery analysis for the Army by delineating vegetation classification characteristics 

  • Generated maps to support military crisis operations (Operation Enduring Freedom)

  • Improved management of geospatial data within USDA by evaluating business requirements, researching technology trends and presenting best-practice architectures to top Government officials

  • Designed and created webpage for (company) marketing of geospatial products and services




  • Earnshaw VA, Bogart LM, Courtney I, Zanoni H, Bangsberg DR, Orrell C, Goggin K, Katz IT. Exploring Treatment Needs and Expectations for People Living with HIV in South Africa. AIDS and Behavior. 2018 Apr 4; 22:2543.

  • Jiang Y, Zanoni, H, Fan F. Global Diffusion Pattern and Hot Spot Analysis of Vaccine-preventable Diseases. 2nd International Symposium on Spatiotemporal Computing. Harvard University, Boston (MA); 7-9 Aug 2017.

  • Zanoni BC, Phungula T, Zanoni HM, France H, Cook EF, Feeney ME. Predictors of Poor CD4 and Weight Recovery in HIV-infected Children Initiating ART in South Africa. PLoS One. 2012 Mar 16;7(3):e33611.

  • Zanoni BC, Phungula T, Zanoni HM, France H, Feeney ME. Risk Factors Associated with Increased Mortality Among HIV-infected Children Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in South Africa. PLoS one. 2011 Jul 29;6(7):e22706.

  • Zanoni BC, Phungula T, Zanoni HM, France H, Feeney ME. Impact of Tuberculosis Co-treatment on Viral Suppression Rates Among HIV Positive Children Initiating HAART. AIDS. 2011 Jan 2;25(1):49-55.

  • Fatale L, Speir F, Williams K, Zanoni H. Evaluation of GeoCover LCTM Accuracy for Army Environmental Applications. Hunter G, Lowell K, editors. Fifth International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Department of Geomatics, The University of Melbourne (Australia); 2002.




Second Deputy Director             

Umndeni Care Program (UCP), Boston, Massachusetts and KwaXimba, South Africa

1/2012 – 12/2017

  • Performed suitability analysis using GIS to identify areas of limited access to care 

  • Applied spatial statistics to temporally analyze patients linked to care


Project Coordinator

Umndeni Care Program (UCP), KwaXimba, South Africa

12/2007 – 5/2008

  • Developed specific performance measures and monitored progress toward their achievement

  • Created maps for visual understanding of study area for the team (South Africa) and principal investigator (Boston) 

  • Trained three people ethical data collection practices, how to use computer databases and how to interpret data




Public Health: Infectious Disease (Field) Epidemiology, Principles of Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation, Geographic Approaches to Global Health, Data Quality for Global Health Programs, Critical Issues in Global Public Health, Global Health Ethics, Basic Course in HIV Diagnosis and Management, Malaria


Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis: Intermediate Quantitative Methods, Decision Methods, Qualitative Analysis


GIS: Advanced Geospatial Analysis, Raster GIS, Vector GIS, Remote Sensing, GIS Techniques for Monitoring and Evaluation, Spatial Statistics


International Development: Development Management in Developing Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations as Catalysts for Development, Geographic Research Methods, Africa’s Development in Global Context, Human Geography, Human Transformation of the Global Environment, Grant Writing for Community Development

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