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Engineering Medical

Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
April 30, 2019

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Kevin M. Cherry

*** ******** *****, ******* *******, PA 19425

C: 484-***-**** /

Motivated honors student pursuing a B.S. in Biological Sciences and B.A. in Bioengineering, with a minor in Chemistry already achieved. Desire a position that will utilize my biomedical, bioanalytical laboratory, manufacturing, and research and development experience while offering critical thinking skills to generate innovative ideas, that will contribute to the medical technologies that enhance healthcare. EDUCATION:

University of Pittsburgh - Honors College, Pittsburgh, PA Class of 2021

Kenneth Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences - B.S. Biological Sciences, Swanson School of Engineering B.A. Biomedical Engineering, Minor: Chemistry Achieved

Swanson School of Engineering - Honor Student 2018

2018 Freshman Engineering Conference - Best Paper Award, Lateral Habenula During Deep Brain Stimulation, Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder

University of Pittsburgh Academic Merit Scholarship recipient

Key courses include: Biology I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Engineering I & II, Physics I, Calculus I & II, and Genetics


Engineering/Research & Development Intern - Essential Medical, Exton, PA May - August 2018

Assembled and manufactured devices in clean room in accordance to regulatory guidelines and FDA established protocols, and assisted in lot release and quality control inspections

Conducted research and laboratory experiments, analyzed and recorded data, made detailed observations, performed computations, and reported results

Collaborated with Senior Engineers to improve the design of the MANTA puncture closure device during FDA trial phase

Assisted with the testing, and deployment of femoral arterial closure devices, determined failure methods, investigated design changes, and built and tested prototypes in physiological laboratory

Developed new protocol for porosity testing, updated user instructions for device manufacturing and part pulling, wrote reports regarding protocols and experiment testing

Performed biomaterials and interventional cardiology research and presented findings

Dissected porcine hearts to isolate the aorta and vena cava for testing and performed troubleshooting

Inspected and pulled parts for manufacturing, packaged devices, maintained laboratory equipment and inventory levels, while establishing a sterile and safe laboratory environment Biomedical Exploration Internship - DSM Biomedical, Exton, PA June - July 2017

Collaborated with Engineers from different concentrations on projects, and presented findings

Participated in hands-on demonstrations, toured facilities and labs, attended presentations, and lectures EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES & VOLUNTEERING:

Biomedical Engineering Society

Robotics and Automation Society

Biology Club

Habitat for Humanity


Ability to write, read and follow written protocols, analyze and record data, and present findings

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills

Collaborative and works well with cross functional departments and vendors

Superior verbal and hand eye coordination skills, adaptable to changing priorities

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, detail oriented, excellent organizational, and time management skills

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