Dr. Nakeitra L. Burse founded Six Dimensions, LLC in an effort to strategically respond to the health needs of disparate communities. As a native Mississippian, she is well aware of the impact of poor health on the environment, the economy, and the overall quality of life of individuals and communities. Dr. Burse has been entrenched in public and community health for over eight years, earning a BS in Biological Sciences and an MS in Health Education/Health Promotion both from Mississippi State University. She also holds a Doctorate in Public Health from Jackson State University. Dr. Burse holds several certifications including Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), personal trainer, and group exercise instructor.
Dr. Burse’s previous work in public health includes experience in the nonprofit sector, state agencies, and academia. These positions have allowed her the opportunity to view public health from various angles, understand the public health landscape, acknowledge the importance of policy in health, and develop solutions to respond to the immediate and critical health needs of our communities. As a result, Six Dimensions, LLC was birthed to create strategic, sustainable, and innovative solutions to common public health issues.
Public health is constantly evolving, in order for us to aid in building sustainable healthy communities, it is imperative that we always remain committed to providing innovative solutions to respond to the needs of our clients.
Our primary goal is to create healthier communities, therefore, it is essential that services be provided with integrity, morality, and in alignment with the mission and vision of the client.
We are dedicated to providing quality services through persistence, dependability, and constant evaluation. Our primary focus is the success of our clients, therefore we are committed to providing services that are client specific and goal oriented.
Our world is composed of many different races, religions, and cultures. Therefore, we are dedicated to providing services that are designed with respect to and awareness of all cultures.
One of the biggest issues facing the health of our communities is health equity. We are dedicated to ensuring that communities are aware of policies that directly and indirectly affect their health and are equipped with the proper tools to advocate for policy change.
Building healthier communities will ultimately result in a healthier nation and a healthier world. Understanding the needs of the community is an essential component to successful public health strategies; therefore, we are committed to being actively involved in the health of all communities.
The primary goal of the Public Health Consulting Core is to improve the health of communities through strategic, innovative, and feasible solutions to common and complex public health problems. Services are focused on the specific needs of organizations, businesses, and communities.
Worksite wellness increases employee morale and productivity through holistically addressing health issues faced in the workplace. Employees spend most of their day at the workplace, leaving little time to consistently focus on healthy living. By incorporating holistic wellness programs into the workplace, employers will experience increased productivity, reduced absenteeism, reduced insurance claims, and increased morale among employees. Employees will gain skills and education to make sustainable lifestyle changes that can be easily transferred into family life.
Improving the health of communities requires communication and collaboration across all sectors of the community. This service focuses on helping organizations garner the support from various sectors of the community to achieve the goal and ultimately improve the health of the community.
Design, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs provides clients with the infrastructure, skills, resources, strategies, and measurable data to improve the health of their community. This is accomplished by developing innovative, sustainable, and and culturally appropriate public health strategies.
Translating public health results across an array of audiences requires attention to detail and a strategic process. Six Dimensions, LLC offers training and technical assistance to clients with translating programmatic results across a variety of audiences including potential funders, academic audiences, and laypersons. Six Dimensions also aids clients in creating innovative and relevant social marketing campaigns as well as strategic program promotion through social media.
Public policy greatly influences the health of our communities. It is imperative that communities are knowledgeable and equipped with the proper skills to evoke policy change for the health of the community. This service focuses on helping clients identify policies that are detrimental to the health of their specific communities and develop strategies for change.
Six Dimensions, LLC offers a variety of public health consulting services that are focused on empowering community members and providing communities with the necessary tools to build healthier communities. Examples of our projects include, but are not limited to:
Design, implementation, and evaluation of worksite wellness programs and policies
Development of community-based solutions to address policy, environmental & infrastructure issues facing communities
Implementation of organizational infrastructure changes to sustain public health programs
Program development, preparation, and packaging for copyright and/or trademark
Organizational resource assessment
Faith-based wellness ministries
Health focused training for faith-based organizations
Mobilizing and engaging communities to proactively address health issues
Integrating health education services into emergency and primary care practice
Development of nationally mandated wellness programs for service organizations
Establishment of neighborhood health and wellness programs
Implementation of programmatic monitoring processes
Health and wellness event planning
Six Dimensions, LLC is hosting a grant writing workshop for non profit owners, managers, and directors, as well as aspiring non profit owners, facilitated by Dr. Nakeitra Burse. Dr. Burse has over ten years of experience in grantsmanship, community-based work and nonprofit management. She will apply the skills she has acquired over the past ten years to help nonprofits position their organizations for sustainability in an unpredictable funding climate.
This workshop will focus on the meticulous details required to write a successful grant proposal. We will also present practical approaches to grant writing that are often overlooked during the grant writing and submission process. Dr. Burse will provide strategies that, when practiced consistently, will build your organization’s capacity to apply for and receive continuous funding and sustain its organizational infrastructure.
By the end of the workshop, participants will understand how to:
– Understand how to identify the best types of funding for their organization
– Understand how to develop resource networks for partnership and collaboration
– Apply critical thinking to develop a proposal idea
– Develop the process for writing a proposal
– Write a grant and develop a complete application according to funder guidelines
Lunch will be provided
For additional questions contact Dr. Nakeitra Burse at email@example.com
Comments or questions are welcome.