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MPH Candidate

San Francisco, California, United States
April 29, 2019

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Nisha Ramesh

408-***-**** San Francisco Bay Area


University of San Francisco 2017 August – Present

Master of Public Health, GPA = 4.0

Graduation = May 17th, 2019

Occidental College 2013 – May 2017

Bachelor of Arts

Biology Major, Spanish Minor


Intern Santa Clara County Department of Health, Santa Clara CA February 2019 – Present

Infectious diseases and response branch.

Conducting literature review on the efficacy of the AIDS Drug Assistance Program funded by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Uploading latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) data from Civil Surgeons.

Conducting descriptive statistical analysis on LTBI.

Medical Assistant Alliance Occupational Medicine, Santa Clara, CA July 2018 – Present

Workers’ compensation clinic that provides multi-faceted health care and treatment to patients injured at work.

Certified federal urine drug screen collector, breath alcohol technician, and hair collection for drug testing.

Perform audiograms, vision test, titmus, ishihara, pulmonary function tests, and EKG.

Provide vaccines including intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal.

Perform TB skin tests and blood draws.

Assist healthcare providers: taking vitals, setting up suture trays, assisting with other procedures, dressings, and splints.

Educator, Leadership Council Peer Health Exchange, Los Angeles, CA August 2014 – May 2017

National organization that provides ninth graders in underserved communities the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to make healthy decisions.

Leadership Council

Evaluate teaching skills of health educators.

Lead weekly meetings to train 10 college students to exhibit the necessary skills of a health educator and a leader for the benefit of high school students.

Recruit and interviewed talent.

Collaborate with management to make necessary changes to curriculum.

Health Educator

Spend 400 hours preparing and teaching ninth graders at Title I schools from underserved communities with English language learners and children with mild to moderate (dis)abilities in LAUSD.

Reached over 2,000 students.

Incorporate a unique curriculum to teach sexual education for students to focus on healthy decision-making, communication, and advocacy.

Research Assistant for Dr. Gary Martin Ph.D., Los Angeles, CA February 2015 – May 2017

Dr. Gary Martin researches a possible lining in blood spaces in limpets at Occidental College.

Analyze tissue samples from various sections of the limpet and obtain precise cross sections of the organisms through the use of a microtome for microscopy.

Perform histological staining using lectin staining and trichrome staining for proper visualization of samples.

Transmission electron microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.

Intern Breathe California, San Jose, CA Summers 2014 –2016

Non-profit public health organization that focuses on clean air and healthy lungs.

Engaged with community members and management to provide necessary health resources for each community.

Managed asthma camp for children (9-12) with asthma/Education about triggers and asthma management techniques.


Martin, G. G., Bailey, A. K., Cohen, S., Loera, Y., Crooke, A. M., Stamnes, S., Field, N., Natha, Z., Ramesh, N. and Rose, K. (2018), Morphology and function of the skin epithelium covering the giant keyhole limpet Megathura crenulata. Invertebr Biol, 137: 151-170. doi:10.1111/ivb.12213

August 2016, Undergraduate Research Grant


Computer: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, R, and Stata

Laboratory skills such as histological staining, tissue fixation, pipetting, microscopy, and genetic material extraction.

Language: fluent in Kannada, and intermediate in Spanish

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