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Location:
Memphis, Tennessee, 38106, United States
Posted:
June 24, 2008
Contact Info:
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BERNIA PATRICIA DAUGHERTY
Engineering Specialist


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Memphis, TN 38106
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SUMMARY

 Over 20 years of Health Care experience in academia and the private sector
 Competent university-level professor with experience in both course and lab instruction
 Skilled bio-technical lab researcher including advanced biology and chemistry
 Extensive experience in internet research and journal searches
 Teaching Courses will start January
 Passed Content in Biology soon to take Chemistry, Physics and Math components


EDUCATION

2002-03 - Christian Brothers University - Memphis, TN
 Further studies and labs in Physiology and Molecular & Cell Biology

1995-96 - M.S. in Biomedical Engineering -The University of Memphis - Memphis, TN
 Graduate courses in immunology, endocrinology, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, as well as vertebrate cell biology and cultures of mammalian cell layers
 Research included ELISA assays to determine activity in blood clotting enzymes and computer programming to replicate lab results in Fluent program
 Data analysis was transferred to SAS to determine statistical significance

1994-95 - The University of Memphis – Memphis, TN
 Non Credit Graduate Courses in biomedical engineering, medical terminology, and human resource management, computer courses.

1986-87 - Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA
 Additional coursework in Chemical Engineering and Life Sciences
 Graduate courses in the theory of Chemical Engineering as well as biotechnology of microbial cells.
 Research included creating vectors in E. Coli cells to produce certain pharmaceuticals at a high level of production.

1982-86 - B.S. in Chemical Engineering - Prairie View A & M University - Prairie View, TX
 Coursework included Organic Chemistry, Advanced Math, Physics, Inorganic Chemistry, and Computer Science, NASA student research assistant, AT&T Bell Labs
 Also completed coursework in vocal performance and piano


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


National College of Business and Technology-Memphis, TN
October 2007 to March 2008
Adjunct Professor
• Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology to Medical technology Students
• Allied Health care students

Memphis City Schools – Memphis, TN
January 2006 to Present
Substitute Teacher
• High school Math and Sciences both advanced and basic
• Currently taking on-line courses for certification in Physics and Biology

Fed Ex – Memphis, TN
February 2006 to Present
Handler -Nights
• International Inputs
• Worked other areas when my area is done, secondary, outputs

Americare Home Health Agency, Inc. - Memphis, TN.
December 2003 to February 2005
Human Resource Director
 Responsible for training employees and patient population in hazardous waste disposal, handling of diabetic needles, wound waste, etc.
 Personnel hiring and training, order tracking.
 Responsible for training employees in MYSIS COMPUTER SYSTEM, as well as our patient population BILLING, Personnel training, Community education ,order tracking,
 Oversee OSHA and downloading Outcomes Assessment Information Set (OASIS) information to the state agency.
 Responsible for state audits and personnel audits.
Americare Home Health Agency, Inc. - Memphis, TN.
January 2002 – December 2003
Community Services Coordinator
 Responsibilities include training employees in hazardous waste disposal, as well as our patient population, Personnel hiring and training, Community education including patients and physicians about home health care and the agency and what we provide as well as order tracking, Oversee OSHA and downloading Outcomes Assessment Information Set (OASIS) information to the state agency Responsible for state audits and personnel audits

Victoria Independent School District – Victoria, TX
August 1999 – January 2002
Substitute Teacher
 Coverage in High School as well as Junior High Science, Mathematics and Computer courses. Accepted a few assignments in the elementary level in crisis

University of Houston - Victoria, TX
September 2000 – February 2001
Adjunct Professor
 Teaching Molecular and Cell biology Labs to Undergraduate Students
 Text: Laboratory DNA Science: Bloom, Freyer, Micklos 1996.
 Included Topics On: Sterile Techniques, DNA Restriction and Electrophoresis, Plasmid Transformation, Plasmid Recombination, Restriction Mapping, Cloning By Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Southern Transfer Hybridization, DNA Fingerprinting
 Ordering all supplies as well as making preparation and prepping labs for students
Preparing for the first Biochemistry lab with experimental setups and scheduling for the semester

Americare Home Health Agency, Inc. – Memphis, TN, Family Business
March 1993 – August 1999
Human Resources Director
 Responsible for the day-to-day management of employees, payroll, benefits, and accounts payable
 Also responsible for patient tracking for ordered services.

B.P. Chemicals – Victoria, TX
July 1988 – March 1993
Process Engineer II/Project Engineer
 Advanced development from inception through installation of new process improvements
 Supervised the installation as well as the startup of new processes ( ie.reactor)
 Directed the HAZOP study for the plant expansion to remove possible hazards

INTERNSHIPS

Summer 1986 - Proctor and Gamble in Cincinnati, OH – TIDE Product Development
Summer 1985 - E.I. Dupont de Nemours & Co. in Parlin, NJ - Control Laboratory
Summer 1984 - AT&T/Bell Laboratories in Allentown, PA - Silicon Wafer Processing


SOFTWARE SKILLS

Engineering Programs used in Manufacturing:
UNIX w/Fluent, SAS, ASPEN, Hextran, Fortran, and BASIC, Visual Basic, C+,AS-400,Matlab


Microsoft Office Products:
Word, Excel, Access, Forecast, Outlook, Project, Publisher, and Lotus Works.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
 Volunteer Teacher for Junior Achievement
 Volunteer for American Heart Association
 Habitat for Humanity builder
 Vocal Minister, Active participant in Local 5K runs to benefit various organizations involved in the fight against health disparities and other biomedical research initiatives.