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New York, New York, United States
January 17, 2017

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American University of the Caribbean; St. Maarten, N.A.- Doctor of Medicine, May 2015

New York University; New York, NY- Post Baccalaureate Degree, August 2009

Pennsylvania State University; University Park, PA- BS in Biobehavioral Health, Minor in Psychology, May 2006

Work Experience

Executive Assistant, New York Women’s Health; Orangeburg, NY 2009-2010

Coordinated and interacted with patients visiting the private office of Dr. Katarina Eisinger with issues relating to obstetrics and gynecology. Observed in-office procedures such as PAP smears, Colposcopies, LEEP’s and sterilizations. In addition, acquisition of knowledge regarding screening and managing routinely encountered conditions such as mammogram referrals and readings, endocrine issues, HSG interpretations and commonly encountered gynecological infections.

Ovum Donation Coordinator, RMANY; New York, NY May 2006- Dec 2007

Recruited and extensively interviewed potential individuals for Ovum Donation with further coordination of psychological and medical screening for qualified candidates. Supervised and actively involved in all cycles for potential recipient parents with answers to questions in regarding to timing, donor characteristics, legal issues and ethical dilemmas. Provided support and held meetings with patients regarding commonly asked questions with IVF, ICSI, Embryo Cryopreservation, Semen Analysis, Genetic Screening and Testing, HSG results and challenges associated with Ovum Donation.

Medical Receptionist, Genesis Health Associates; Cliffside Park, NJ 2004-2005

Greeted and established working relationships with patients being treated for injuries requiring chiropractic care. Scheduled multiple appointments, maintained a daily routine and systematized files and records for current clients. Allied with various insurance companies and communicated relevant information to patients and physicians.

Research Experience and Publications

Research Assistant, Mt. Vernon Hospital; Mt. Vernon, NY June 2012-Sept 2012

Supervisor: Dr. Richard Petrillo

Gathered data on the length of stay that patients spent hospitalized with reasons as to why discharge might have been delayed. Reported weekly to Dr. Petrillo with suggestions as to how inpatient stay may be decreased and compiled monthly reports with statistical analysis to acknowledge and resolve reasons for delayed discharge.

Research Assistant, Columbia University; New York, NY Aug 2009-Sept 2010

Supervisor: Deborah York, MPH

Supported, managed and guided clinical research projects pertaining to MSCHONY Pediatric ED diseases such as Hirschsprung’s disease, Sickle Cell disease and access to computer generated Self-Assisted management of Sickle Cell Crisis prevention. Acquired knowledge of concepts and designs of clinical research studies as well as shadowing physicians providing acute medical care in a busy ER.

Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University; University Park, PA May 2005-May 2006

Supervisor: Dr. Douglas A. Granger

Collected, tested and analyzed salivary specimens in order to investigate the effectiveness of extracting Cortisol from different collection devices. Upheld, compiled and sorted extensive data to assure proper processing and publication for future guidance on measuring stress levels in child development.

Harmon, A. G., Hibel, L. C., Rumyantseva, O., & Granger, D.A. “Measuring salivary cortisol in studies of child development: watch out--what goes in may not come out of saliva collection devices.” Developmental Psychobiology, 49.5 (July 2007): 495-500.

Community Service

Transitioning Young Adults After School Program, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center; Bronx, NY Feb 2014-March 2014

Met with young adults biweekly to provide guidance and support for after-school activities supported by a national grant headed by an MSW at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. Interacted with teens on everyday challenges of the community and with healthy teachings such as diet and nutrition, physical activities and social issues such as bullying and depression.

Blood Pressure Monitoring, Mt. Vernon Hospital; Mt. Vernon, NY June 2013-Sept 2014

Joined fellow medical students once a week to set up a blood pressure checking station at the local Farmers Market or local Community center. Counseling was also provided on how to lower and maintain appropriate pressure with lifestyle modifications.

Community Action Day, AUC SOM; St. Maarten, N.A. 2011-2012

Recruited fellow medical students to support the local community in St. Maarten by helping to clean up local beaches and maintain the clean environment of the island.

HIV Screening, AUC SOM; St. Maarten, N.A. 2011-2012

Screened the local community for HIV infections, with further education as to how HIV is transmitted and what can be done to ensure safety and staying HIV negative.

Volunteer, New York Cares Day; New York, NY 2007-2009

Enriched various New York City neighborhoods by improving living and learning conditions including painting murals, cleaning up outdoor parks, and remodeling NYC classrooms. Worked collectively and progressively with fellow colleagues to improve educational and recreational facilities for children and young adults.

Membership and Certifications

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics- March 2014- present

Basic Life Support Provider, Certified by the American Heart Association- June 2013- present

American Medical Association- Jan 2011-present

American Women’s Medical Association- Jan 2011- May 2012, President Jan 2012, V. President Sept 2011

Phi Chi Medical Fraternity- Jan 2011- present, Pledge-master Jan 2012


Excellence in Community Service Award- Mt. Vernon Hospital; Mt. Vernon, NY - Sept 2013

National Honors Society- 2005, 2006


Intermediate level Russian (speak, read)

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