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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Sugar Land, Texas, United States
Posted:
November 06, 2018

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KARINA L. VALDEZ, PA-C

Address: **** ****** ***** *****, *********, Texas 77478

Phone: 713-***-****

Email: ac7l69@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

August 2018 Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, Ohio December 2011 Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Health studies University of Houston Houston, Texas

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

August 2017 – July 2018

Nephrology - MetroHealth Medical Center 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Orthopedic Trauma - MetroHealth Medical Center 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Outpatient Primary Care - Premier Medical Group 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Trauma & Critical Care - Cleveland Clinic 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Emergency Medicine - University Hospital of Cleveland 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Behavioral and Mental Health - Crossroads 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Pediatrics - University Hospital of Cleveland 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Surgery - Cleveland Clinic 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Geriatrics - Menorah Park 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio

Obstetrics and Gynecology 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio

Family Medicine - Cleveland Clinic Sheffield 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio Internal Medicine - Cleveland Clinic Sheffield 4 weeks Cleveland, Ohio November 2016 – July 2017

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Cleveland Clinic 6 months Cleveland, Ohio WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2014 – April 2016 Research Assistant - Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Department University of Texas at Houston Houston, Texas

March 2013 – April 2014 Service Coordinator

Oilfield Audit Services Stafford, Texas

January 2005 – December 2009 Assistant Manager

Stonegate Apartments Houston, Texas

CERTIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Physician Assistant Certification. Issued by NCCPA. Member ID: 1149244. Expiration date December 2028. Advanced Cardiac & Basic Life Support. American Heart Association. Expiration date June 26th, 2019. American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Ohio Academy of Physician Assistants (OAPA)

INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

January 2011 – November 2012 Clinical Research Assistant Internship Texas Children’s Hospital Houston, Texas

January 2010 – December 2010 Accepted to the Academic Associates Program Emergency Medicine and Clinical Research Internship Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Houston, Texas POSTER PRESENTATION AND PUBLICATIONS

• Poster presentation: Management of Intracerebral Haemorrhage in the Acute Setting. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Presented on August 9th, 2018.

• Diagnostic approach to constipation impacts pediatric emergency department disposition. Chumpitazi CE, Rees CA, Camp EA, Henkel EB, Valdez KL, Chumpitazi BP. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 35(10):1490-1493.

• Factors influencing drainage setting and cost for cutaneous abscesses among pediatric patients. Chumpitazi CE, Rees CA, Camp EA, Valdez KL, Choi B, Chumpitazi BP, Pereira F. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Feb;35(2):326-328.

• Soap Suds Enema are Efficacious and Safe for Treating Fecal Impaction in Children with Abdominal Pain. Chumpitazi CE, Henkel EB, Valdez KL, Chumpitazi BP. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2016;63(1):15-18.

• Evaluation and treatment of children with abdominal pain and constipation in the emergency department. Chumpitazi CE, Bendure EO, Valdez K. Gastroenterology. 2013;144(5):S607.

• Management of Cutaneous Abscesses Presenting to the Emergency Department: Factors Influencing Drainage Setting and Economic. Chumpitazi C.E., Valdez KL, Chumpitazi BP, Pereira F. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 60 issue 4, 2012. p. S4.

LEADERSHIP

January 2017 – August 2018 Health Education Campus Operations Committee PA Program Representative Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine August 2016 – August 2018 Intersociety Council Representative for the Hudson Society The Hudson Society was awarded the “2018 Outstanding Society of the Year” by the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA) VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

May 2018 – July 2018 The Healthy Community Initiative Health screening and nutritional education to underserved communities May 2018 – June 2018 MetroHealth Breast/Amigas Women’s Health Fair Screening and education to Latina women about breast cancer prevention August 2016 – August 2018 StayWell Health Care

Provided medical health screenings to underserved populations January 2017 – July 2017 Lake County Council on Aging Provided weekly at-home care for senior citizens. Visits included provision of medical care, performing medical reconciliations, verifying nutritional status and assessing safety of the home environment August 2016 – December 2017 Help Me Grow – Ohio Department of Health Early childhood developmental screening and parenting education to promote healthy growth and development of children LANGUAGES

• Native speaker of Spanish

• Fluent in English

REFERENCES

Nissreen Elfadawy, MD ac7l69@r.postjobfree.com (216) 767 - 3894 Hilary Petersen, MPAS, PA-C ac7l69@r.postjobfree.com (216) 368 - 0083 Craig Myers, MPAS, PA-C ac7l69@r.postjobfree.com (216) 394 - 7306



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