Director, Health Sciences HSCI Undergraduate Courses – The George Washington University, Washington, DC – 2017 – Present
Program Direction and Administration: Direction and oversight of 17 Health Sciences undergraduate courses, including faculty assignments and evaluation, analysis of program and student learning outcomes, and course assessment and revisions in collaboration with subject matter experts and the associate dean, academic assessment and planning.
Teaching: Primary instructor for 4 classes per academic year ranging the span of health science course offerings, including research methods and statistics.
Program Evaluation Development: Development of program evaluation methods for partnership between GW SMHS and Alexandria Community Public Schools for the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy.
Academic Service: Committee service for integrating quality initiatives and defining core curriculum for health care quality.
Manager, Research - American Academy of PAs, Alexandria, VA – (previous position: Research Analyst) –2015 – Present
Research Design: Manage the development and execution of quantitative and qualitative studies for research initiatives across the Academy for both internal insights and external partnerships.
Analytics: Direct statistical analyses of PA workforce research for strategic organizational support and external and scholarly research partnerships. Aggregate and utilize internal and external data sources for informing internal strategy, professional advocacy, and membership.
Research Dissemination: Engagement with national health workforce researchers through authoring peer-reviewed publications, external-facing organizational reports, and speaking at national research conferences.
Lecturer and Researcher – Dept. of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University – 2009 – 2015
Teaching: Primary instructor, lecturer, or coordinator for a variety of topics for online and in-person classes of 6 to 300 students.
Project direction: Coordinated lab of 13 research assistants engaging in three different programs of research.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Psychology - Purdue University – 2015
Dissertation: When Politicians are Judged by the Company they Keep: Political Associate Effects in Candidate Perceptions, Evaluations, and Voting
Graduate Certificate in Statistics - Purdue University – 2015
Master of Science in Social Psychology - Purdue University – 2011
Thesis: A Hybrid Paradigm for Examining Spontaneous Trait Inferences with Fewer Experimental Trials
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with honors) - Indiana University – 2009
Methods: Experimental, longitudinal, survey, cross-sectional methods/design
Analytics and Software: Psychometrics, multivariate analytics, regression modeling and predictive analytics using a variety of analytical and visualization programs: SPSS (syntax/coding), SAS, familiarity with R, Tableau, Qualtrics
Rizzolo, D., Smith, N., McCall, T. C., Roberts, A., & Porta, K. (under review). Physician assistant students’ competency to identify and diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Physician Assistant Education.
Rizzolo, D., Smith, N., & McCall, T. C. (in press). Towards earlier identification: Clinicians’ perceptions of their ability to identify, diagnose, and refer pediatric patients for treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Allied Health.
Coplan, B. H., McCall, T. C., Smith, N., Gellert, V. L., & Essary, A. C. (2018). Burnout, job satisfaction, and stress levels of PAs. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 31, 42-46. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000544305.38577.84
McCarty, M. K., Carlston, D. E., McCall, T. C., & Tay, L. (2018). The evolution of a series of impression formation experiments: A methods case study. Sage Methods Cases. doi: 10.4135/9781526440730
Smith, N., Cawley, J. F., & McCall, T. C. (2017). Examining the gap: Compensation disparities between male and female physician assistants. Women’s Health Issues, 27, 607-613.
Carlston, D. E., McCall, T. C., McCarty, M. K. & Tay, L. (2015). On being judged by the company you keep: The effects of group consensus and target behavior on impressions of individual group members. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 173-182.
LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE
Board of Directors – Indiana Family Health Council, Indianapolis, IN – 2012 – 2015
Social Policy Advocacy: Governed the agency provider of federal and state funds from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services and the Indiana State Dept. of Health for family planning services in clinics statewide, including Planned Parenthood.
Financial Oversight: Served as finance committee member, collaborating with CFO to oversee financial operations and allocations.