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Research Lab Technician

Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
April 09, 2018

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Bachelors of Science in Biology, Certificate in Civic Engagement 2014-2018

Commonwealth Honors College student

Deans List recipient- 5 semesters

GPA: 3.608


University of Massachusetts Amherst spring 2016-present

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2016-2017

MOCA study

Using best-practices data collection methods and innovative analytics to develop a comprehensive set of valid ActiGraph accelerometer algorithms that will accurately and precisely estimate physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior (SB) and mode of activity from hip- and wrist-worn accelerometers in children and adolescents (18 months to 20 years old),

Using video recorded direct observation during free-living activities as the criterion measure.

Advisor: John Sirard, Kinesiology Department


Horizons Health and Wellness Summer 2016-present

entering data for a new Physicians OB/GYN practice.

The Bridge Center Summer 2017-present

The Bridge Center strives to be a leader within the therapeutic recreation for those with disabilities.

supervising a camper in a one-to-one setting.

Taking care of their medical needs and their emotional needs

teaching new skills for activities of daily living.

Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children- Canton MA Summer 2016

Caring for a both mentally, physically and verbally impaired student as they participate in summer camp as a one to one.

Responsibilities included feedings, changing, toileting, and other personal care.

Signature Healthcare Hospital - Brockton MA Summer 2016

Shadowing and focused on a variety of family medicine, emergency medicine, and orthopedic procedures

Newman Catholic Center- Amherst MA 2014-2018

Creating curriculum, organizing events for families

Obtaining computer skills.

Volunteer Experience

Massachusetts Hospital School- Canton MA Spring/Summer of 2014

Acted as an assistant teacher in a classroom with children who had a wide range of disabilities. Daily activities included teaching math, reading, art, science, and therapeutic horse riding.

Horizons for Homeless-Northampton MA 2015-present

Activities involve playing with the children, 2 hours a week, to help develop social and motor skills

Big Brothers Big Sisters 2016-present

A mentorship program for children in Hampshire County in which I spend time with a child who needs a mentor

Class Experience

Histology- with Lab

Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology Teachers Assistant

Organic Chemistry Lab

Organic Chemistry

Intro Biology Lab

Intro Chemistry Lab

Cell and Molecular Biology I and II

Elementary Biochemistry


A10 Commissioners’ Honor Role 2014/2015

Academic Engagement Award 2015

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