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Faith M. Knabe (Faith K. Goldschmidt) M.A., M.P.H., is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Continental Who's Who
Posted on: 19 Aug 17

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Faith M. Knabe (Faith K. Goldschmidt) M.A., M.P.H., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a VIP Lifetime Member as a result of 50 years of excellence in the field of Healthcare.

Ms. Knabe's areas of concentration are varied and include Public Health; Research; Information Analysis; Report Writing; Grant Writing and Monitoring; Project Management; Education and Training; Database Creation, Management, and Data Security; Institutional Review Board Participation and Chairing; Healthcare Systems; Quality of Care; Cost of Care and Treatment Pattern Analysis; Community Health; Health Needs Interviews; and Community Coalition Building; as well as Online Education, and the clinical microbiology research areas of wound care and burn care.

Now retired, Ms. Knabe most recently served as a Research Scientist and Manager of Data Evaluation with the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH), Division of HIV, STD and TB Services (DHSTS), HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Unit. She spent almost 25 years with the State of New Jersey, first in the Division of Health Planning and Resources Development (HPRD), and then in DHSTS.

Additionally, she was a member and Chair of the Department's Institutional Review Board (IRB) which oversees all research on human subjects for almost ten years. She also spent four years at New Jersey Medical School as a Research Scientist, Coordinator of Research projects, and liaison with University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's IRB. 

As a Unit Director, Ms. Knabe coordinated and managed the tasks of five teams (30 staff) which ran New Jersey's DRG System (Clinical and Quality of Care, Development, Certificate of Need, Financial Feasibility and Audit, and Data Teams).  Considered an expert on the DRG system, she presented testimony on the System to numerous federal and state committees, and gave many lectures on various aspects of the DRG system.

Additionally, Ms. Knabe served Chairperson of the Division Security and Confidentiality Policy Committee which created the Division Security and Confidentiality Policy for data collected by the Division, and reviews, updates and trains employees on the Policy on an annual basis. As Chairperson, she assumed the role of data Security Officer for the Division and worked with the State Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Department's Office of Information Technology Services (OITS) and State Security Officers to ensure security and confidentiality of HIV/AIDS information. In her capacity as Security Officer, she also formally investigated potential breaches of confidentiality and security of HIV/AIDS data, documented and made recommendations to upper management, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, the Office of the Attorney General and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as necessary.

Ms. Knabe earned her Master of Arts degree in Microbiology from Smith College in 1963, and also holds her M.P.H. in General Public Health from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health (1978). In addition, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Clark University in 1962 and is currently a member of the NY Academy of Science, Sigma Xi; and the National Association of Professional Women.

CONTACT: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634,

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Mike Wood

Last updated on: 19/08/2017

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