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Project Assistant

El Cerrito, CA, 94530
September 01, 2012

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Calvin Kong

***** *** ***** ***. *** *** El Cerrito, CA 94530


Phone: 209-***-****

Inquisitive and ambitious graduate, appreciated for his diligence and versatility and proactive, persistent approach to

challenges and problems. Tremendous interest in bridging scientific research, health technology and business innovation

Education University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California

Molecular and Cell Biology, Emphasis in Neurobiology Graduated with Distinction in General

Scholarship Graduated May 2011

Work Experience

Alta Bates Medical Group, a Division of Brown and Toland Physicians, Emeryville

Health Career Connection Intern Project Coordinator May 2012-current

• Up keep patient disease registry and create Excel reports to capture the results of consolidation of large data

files and data analysis performed on network wide Medicare acuity scores, physician cost risk reports, etc.

• Work closely in pilot Senior Wellness Clinic workgroup, analyzing clinic results against Medicare quality

measures and planning the logistics of the next quarterly event

• Co-authoring a well-received feasibility report delineating the network’s gaps in coordination of longitudinal

senior care and identifying areas of care and process improvement through studying external network practices

Stratmann Laboratory, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UC San Francisco

Post-Undergraduate Research Assistant June 2011-June 2012

• Contributed to the data acquisition of a series of behavioral experiments to study persistent effects on

neurocognitive function post-administration of anesthesia to neonatal animals

• Demonstrated sound judgment, flexibility, and diligence with all aspects of the experimental protocol

• Exhibited competent planning and execution of independent project, involving piloting experiments and

research; routine troubleshooting of unforeseen problems with reputable literature and judicious use of Internet

• Cooperate and coordinate effectively with other researchers and principal investigator by maintaining

consistent and reliable communication

Design for America, UC Berkeley Chapter

Founding Board Member, Finance Coordinator January 2012-May 2012

• Launched first semester of local chapter working to research, delineate, prototype and test our first design

project, emphasizing food sustainability awareness on the school campus

• Outreached to faculty, students and local community to gain traction and heighten interest and organized

chapter workshops to recruit new members

• Completed budgetary proposals to solicit funding from Associated Students of the University

California Pacific Medical Center, Pacific Campus, Sutter Health Affiliate, San Francisco

Volunteer Emergency Department and Ambulatory Care Unit June 2011-December 2011

• Facilitated nurses in admittance and prepping of patients for surgical procedures, as well as discharge post

procedure; welcomed assistant to physicians and staff as a liaison to patients and their families

• Complied fully with patient privacy guidelines while demonstrating good sensibility and professionalism when

assisting patients and their families, bearing in mind cultural and personal preferences

Liu Laboratory, School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley

Undergraduate Researcher September 2009-July 2011

• Achieved proficiency with a number of molecular biology experimental techniques in the study of Salmonella

pathogenesis, consistently yielding significant results.

• Forged strong working relationships with mentor and other researchers, and succeeded in maintaining a

cohesive group by taking the initiative to brief others on project updates and progress

• Consistently demonstrated great organization, specifically with keeping logical, dated, and unambiguous

account of experiments, data, and unforeseen problems

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