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Carmen Lyttle-N'guessan has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Carmen Lyttle-N'guessan is recognized for her expertise as a research associate and program manager for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, April 10, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Carmen Lyttle-N'guessan has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Leveraging more than three decades of excellence in project management and research, Dr. N'guessan has earned distinction as a research associate and program manager for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Since 2016, she has focused her efforts on managing projects for funded programs, empowering people by connecting them to research, advising individuals regarding her financial program and writing grants. She is a project investigator for at least two programs, including for a project that engages in outreach to minority and underserved farmers and ranchers and another promoting agricultural careers to high school students. Additionally, she has been a project director for the university since 2005 and is a valued member of the Project Management Institute, Inc., the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. and the American Medical Informatics Association, among other professional organizations.

Likewise dedicated to civil advocacy, Dr. N'guessan volunteers with Big Bend Hospice. She has previously lent her expertise to the Farmer-to-Farmer Program of Partners of the Americas in Kingston, Jamaica and was a member of the national and Florida chapters of AmeriCorps, earning a Certification of National Service as well as a Certificate of Excellence for Work Performance in AmeriCorps Volunteering in 2019.

Prior to her current role, Dr. N'guessan began her career as an agricultural and integrated science teacher and departmental leader for Oberlin High School in Saint Andrew, Jamaica in 1997. Following this time, she served as a coordinator and program manager for Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University from 2005 until 2009, functioning as an instructor in 2017 and again in 2020.

Over the course of her career, Dr. N'guessan has also contributed a wealth of research articles to professional journals, including "An economic evaluation of nitrate in groundwater: A contingent valuation survey in Northwest Florida" published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing in 2009. In 2016, she was also featured in the ISPOR Student Corner News, which highlighted her team for pioneering research survey on the pharmacy education curriculum gaps in universities worldwide to help provide supplemental education. Additionally, she served on the ISPOR Student Peer Advisement Team the same year for the ISPOR Annual International Meeting.

Among her professional accomplishments, Dr. N'guessan is proud to have received an award for being one of the first to develop the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University technology program. The university also presented her with an Apple Award, an Outstanding Support and Dedication Award for Help Developing an Academic Program and an Outstanding Student Recognition for Highest GPA and Exemplifying the Educational Philosophy in 2006. She was later honored with a Travel Award for Research Presentation at an International Professional Conference by the university's FAMU Graduate Studies and Research in 2014 and received a similar Student Shadow Day Internship Travel Award from Xcenda (now the AmerisourceBergen Corporation) in 2017. In the 2021 academic year, she received a Career Champion of the Year Award.

Prior to embarking on her professional journey, Dr. N'guessan earned an Associate of Science in agriculture from The College of Agriculture, Science, and Education in Port Antonio, Jamaica in 1986. Following this accomplishment, she attained a Bachelor of Science in agricultural business from Louisiana State University in 1992 and a Master of Science in agricultural sciences from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2003. She subsequently gained a Master of Education in industrial arts and technology education in 2006 and a Doctor of Philosophy in pharmaceutical sciences in 2017, both from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Well-qualified in her field, Dr. N'guessan holds numerous certifications, including a basic life support for healthcare providers certification, a graduate certificate in health informatics and a "Dealing with Dementia" certification from the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, among other qualifications. Having grown up in a small, rural area in Jamaica with a family of farmers, she was keenly aware of the challenges inherent to the agricultural industry from a young age. She aspired to make a difference in the lives of the individuals in her community, pursuing her education at a vocational school focusing on agriculture. Within the coming years, she intends to continue her work, utilizing her skills to make decisions in her research that will change lives for the better.

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