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Physician Assistant

San Diego, California, United States
April 18, 2018

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Chicago, IL • 774-***-**** •


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program Anticipated Spring 2018 Degree: Master of Medical Science

Williams College, Psychology, Williamstown, MA B.A. Spring 2012 Williams College Alumni-Sponsored Research Program, Scholarship Recipient Austin A. Shute Memorial Prize, The Rivers School, Weston MA

“That person who loves civilized literature; who rejoices in competitive games; who cheers all with the fullness of his or her natural wit; who diligently cultivates his or her studies; who is and will be a person of excellence.” Clinical Rotations

Emergency Medicine – Sinai Hospital Chicago

• Obtained patient histories and performed pertinent components of physical exam

• Performed digital nerve blocks and wound closure on trauma victims

• Performed compressions on gunshot victims

• Performed pelvic exams

Cardiac Surgery – Northwestern Memorial Hospital

• First assisted the cardiothoracic fellows during sternotomies for CABGs, valve replacements, and dissection repairs

• Performed fascia, subcutaneous, and epidermal skin closures

• Observed the PAs as they performed vein harvesting for CABGs Women’s Health – Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

• Obtained gynecologic and obstetric histories

• Performed physical exams, particularly speculum exams

• Placed foley catheters in the operating room

• Performed incision closure after laparoscopic surgery

• Delivered infants

Internal Medicine – Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Family Medicine – Northwestern Grayslake Outpatient Center General Surgery – Captain James A. Lovell Federal Healthcare Center

• First assisted for laparoscopic cholecystectomies and appendectomies

• Drove laparoscopic surgical camera during operations

• Sutured port closures

Pediatrics – Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Surgery – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Medicine Intensive Care Unit – Northwestern Memorial Hospital Psychiatry – Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Professional Experience

Boston Children’s Hospital Research Data Coordinator, Simulation Specialist I (June 2012 – April 2016) Data collection and organization as a research assistant for the Critical Care fellows; as a simulation technician, I provided technical support for hands-on skills sessions and mock codes Boston Children’s Hospital, Research Assistant (Summer 2011) Responsible for collection and organization of data for research project addressing enteral nutrition delivery in the ICU; I am a co-author on the paper that was published in the 2014 edition of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine International AIDS Society (IAS), International Liaison Forum (ILF) Intern/Research Promotion Intern (Spring 2011) Eight-week internship at the International AIDS Society in Geneva, Switzerland on the Industry Liaison Forum (ILF) team Tuftscope: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Health, Ethics, and Policy, Published Author (Spring 2011) Literature review on Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-1 Prevention accepted and published in Spring 2011 edition Boston Children’s Hospital, Research Assistant (Summer 2010) Investigated the effectiveness of the Brostrom surgical procedure in individuals with chronic ankle instability and shadowed Dr. Mininder Kocher during clinical rotations and surgical procedures; I am a co-author on the paper that was published in the journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Kantor, David & L Hirshberg, Eliotte & C McDonald, Molly & Griffin, Jonathan & Buccigrosso, Tess & Stenquist, Nicole & Smallwood, Craig & A Nelson, Kyle & Zurakowski, David & Phipatanakul, Wanda & N Hirschhorn, Joel. (2018). Fluid Balance is Associated with Clinical Outcomes and Extravascular Lung Water in Children with Acute Asthma Exacerbation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 10.1164/rccm.201709-1860OC. Martinez, Enid & M Pereira, Luis & Gura, Kathleen & Stenquist, Nicole & Ariagno, Katelyn & Nurko, Samuel & Mehta, Nilesh. (2017). Gastric Emptying in Critically Ill Children. JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition. 148************. 10.1177/0148607116686330.

Bairdain, Sigrid & Zurakowski, David & O. Vargas, Sara & Stenquist, Nicole & McDonald, Molly & C. Towne, Meghan & T. Miller, David & Jennings, Russell & Kantor, David & Agrawal, Pankaj. (2017). Long-Gap Esophageal Atresia Is a Unique Entity within the Esophageal Atresia Defect Spectrum. Neonatology. 111. 140-144. 10.1159/000449241. Kantor, David & C. McDonald, Molly & Stenquist, Nicole & J. Schultz, Blake & Smallwood, Craig & Nelson, Kyle & Phipatanakul, Wanda & N. Hirschhorn, Joel. (2016). Omalizumab Is Associated with Reduced Acute Severity of Rhinovirus- triggered Asthma Exacerbation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 194. 1552-1555. 10.1164/rccm.201606-1145LE.

Martinez, Enid & A. Ariagno, Katelyn & Stenquist, Nicole & Anderson, Daniela & Muñoz, Eliana & Mehta, Nilesh. (2016). Energy and Protein Delivery in Overweight and Obese Children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 32. 10.1177/0884533616670623.

Kantor, David & Stenquist, Nicole & C. McDonald, Molly & J. Schultz, Blake & Hauptman, Marissa & Smallwood, Craig & Nelson, Kyle & S. Perzanowski, Matthew & Matsui, Elizabeth & Phipatanakul, Wanda & N. Hirschhorn, Joel. (2016). Rhinovirus and Serum IgE are Associated with Acute Asthma Exacerbation Severity in Children. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 138. 10.1016/j.jaci.2016.04.044. S Kocher, Mininder & D Fabricant, Peter & Nasreddine, Adam & Stenquist, Nicole & E Kramer, Dennis & T Lee, Jared.

(2015). Efficacy of the Modified Broström Procedure for Adolescent Patients With Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability. Journal of pediatric orthopedics. 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000710. LEADERSHIP & SERVICE

Williams College Women’s Soccer (Fall 2008 – Fall 2011) NCAA Elite Eight, Named to All-NESCAC second team, Fall 2011; NCAA Elite Eight, Fall 2010; NCAA Sweet Sixteen, Fall 2009; NCAA Final Four, Named to Final Four All-Tournament Team, Fall 2008 Adventure Challenge (through Boston Children’s Hospital) Serve as a mentor for a handicapped individual with whom I was matched, engaging in two hours of physical activity per week to promote exercise and physical health

Flashes of Hope (Volunteer, Boston Children’s Hospital) Organize the photo shoots at BCH for Flashes of Hope, a nationwide non-profit program devoted to capturing positive moments during patients’ fights against cancer


Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification 2017- present Basic Life Support Certification 2017- present

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