University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
B.S., Biomedical and Health Science Engineering – Joint Program with North Carolina State University December 2016
Sandhills Community College Pinehurst, NC
Associates in Science May 2014
Graduate with Honors
Relevant Project Experience
Tele-Medicine, a low-resource automated medical assistant
Collaborated with the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC to design a low-resource system for a remote clinic in Malawi Africa
Designed a modular system to perform EKG, Temperature and Pulse Oximetry measurements that upload electronically for remote viewing
Utilized design software such as SolidWorks, Creo, and EagleCAD to design the PCBs and housing and CCS’s PICC compiler to create the embedded C and C++ code
BloodPressure+, an automated hypertensive measuring tool
Collaborated with a UNC Cardiologist and other Biomedical Engineering Students to create a system that measures central and brachial blood pressure
Designed a wearable product that utilized radial arterial applanation tonometry to estimate blood pressure, while removing the need for a cuff to occlude the artery
Created a custom algorithm to process the signals into central and brachial blood pressure using LabView, C, and C++
Utilized SolidWorks, EagleCAD, and additive manufacturing techniques
Rat Delivery, a vertical delivery system
Collaborated with a research team to assist their project by developing a delivery system that removed human interference
Designed an elevator system that moved rat pups into an enclosed cage to assist the study of dopamine levels in the mother
Created C++ and python code to interact with the MatLab testing to give a visual signal to start their measurements
Software: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, PTC Creo, LabView, EagleCAD, CorelDraw, CCS PICC Compiler, Microsoft Office, Microsoft .net
Programming Language: C, C++, C#, Java, Python, MatLab, VBA
Relevant course work: Bio-Fluid Mechanics, Tissue Engineering, Material Science, Biomechanics, Microcontrollers, Electronics
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Fayetteville, NC
Biomedical Engineer Technician II March 2018 – Present
Assisted the management team in identifying statistical data needed to create visual diagrams of current and future work using VBA.
Managed recall and safety alerts for all biomedical equipment
Maintained and repair all biomedical equipment within the facility including monitoring systems, dialysis, and laboratory equipment
Modis Engineering Warsaw, IN
Zimmer Biomet September 2017 – March 2018
Regulatory Affairs Associate
Work within a team to identify, document, and assist with creating licenses for current and past instruments and implants.
Identify objective evidence by searching internal intranet, 510K’s, Regulatory Analysis, and Database Maintenance Logs.
Created specialized macro’s using VBA to assist the team in filtering and updating evidence found within internal documentation.
Work with management to create internal SOP’s to update databases.
Novant Health Roanoke Rapids, NC
Halifax Regional Medical Center January 2017 – August 2017
Biomedical Engineer Technician II
Assist management team in identifying, testing and implementing new technologies for the facility.
Manage recall and safety alerts for all biomedical equipment.
Maintain and repair all biomedical equipment within the facility including monitoring systems, ultrasounds, and vacuum pumps.
Endeavor Telecom Atlanta, GA
Field Engineer October 2010 – November 2012
Installed new voice and data systems that allow big-box retailers to connect handheld wireless devices, registers, PC’s, security systems, and phones to their corporate system over a DSL, cable, or fiber connection
Configured necessary routers and modems using scripts.
Troubleshoot any network issue related to normal store operations; this includes AP’s, switches, POS system, and terminals.
Troubleshooting consist of locating faults in Cat6 and fiber cabling, re-terminating connectors/jacks, or finding the easiest and timely method to resolve the problem.
Piper Technologies Raleigh, NC
Lead Technician/Field Engineer March 2009 – October 2010
Supervised multiple locations and crews that consisted of implementing new phone systems and access point arrays within each facility.
Temped out existing systems while new areas were remolded or built.
Installed and configured new routers, firewalls, POS machines, AP’s, and new CCTV systems using Cat5e, Coax, and fiber cable within each location.
Worked with the remodel teams and general contractors to insure all critical moves and instillations were completed on time.
Freelance Web Developer Carthage, NC
Dot Net Developer July 2007 – March 2009
Employed sophisticated software to develop web pages for established companies.
Created graphics using Autodesk 3D Max and Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software.
All applications were created using Microsoft.net and SQL server databases and used Asp.net, C#, and Visual Basic to create the code behind the pages.
US Army Ft. Bragg, NC
Corps Tasking NCO December 1994 – July 2007
Planned, developed, and coordinated orders for subordinate units using Microsoft Office products that assisted units during training events and civic organizations for special events.
The orders tasked subordinate units to perform tasks necessary to complete the mission.
Setup, organized, and supervised physical fitness training for multiple soldiers to successfully pass the Army Physical Fitness Test.
Helping Hands Project Chapel Hill, NC
Founding Board Member October 2014 – June 2016
Collaborated with members of the foundation and B.M.E. Club to design and build custom prosthetic arms to assist the community with disabilities using our background in biology and mechanics
Used SolidWorks and PTC Creo to design custom fitting hands for every child and used 3D printers to construct the individual parts
Designed electromechanical versions of existing designs using microcontrollers using C and C++ code
Donated over 25 prosthetic arms to children that allowed them to have use of two hands