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Quality Assurance Specialist

Bethesda, Maryland, United States
January 26, 2017

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Avi Kallmeyer


Recent graduate with a passion for Biology and Life Sciences:

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to function in fast-paced scientific environments.

Team player who is able to think boldly, bring creative and innovative ideas forward and able to make meaningful connections. Experienced in genetic programs and industry standard lab techniques.


Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Quality Assurance Support Specialist (contractor)

-Create reports for Batch Release Documents, QA contracts, Audits, and CAPA

-Support migration of documents into Vault QualityDocs program and complete workflows for authorizing documents

-Review, edit and create flowcharts for SOPs

-Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

-GDP documentation for updating database

-Organize trending data


Penn State University, Eberly College of Science, University Park, PA

Graduated 2016

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Winston Churchill High School, Potomac, MD

Graduated 2012


2012 – 2016

-Lab Technician for Dr. Claude dePamphilis, Penn State Biology department

-Worked independently on dissection of Dendropemon with light microscope

-Entered research data and leveraged computer program photography tool

-Compared and analogized morphology and phylogeny of species

2015 – 2016

-Nexus Leader (Science Club Representing Eberly College of Science)

-Oriented and mentored freshman Science students

2013 – 2016

-Executive Officer and Founding Father for Team Handball (Club Sport)

-Created a new Club Sport

-Fundraised for club and THON

-Recruited new members

-Hosted and invited to participate in tournaments

-Went to National level competition

2012 – 2016

-Vice President for Students Supporting Israel at Penn State

-Conducted outreach on behalf of ICC; led event planning,/fundraising

-Collaborated with other on-campus groups & organizations

2014 – 2016

Intern for Grinspoon Morningstar National Fellowship, ICC

2015 – 2016

-Successfully won grants to fund Penn State ICC

-Collaborated with other organizations (i.e. LGBT, Black Caucus)

-Communicated with student government to resolve issues

-Worked with school to host large events

Nittany Lion Inn, Bartender

May – August 2015

Bethesda Country Club, Bartender

June – August 2013, 2014



Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Internship

August 2011 – June 2012

-18 hours per week, assisted ER physicians and nurses

-Emeritus Assisted Living Home Volunteer

April 2009 – Sept 2011

-Assistant Activities Director

Montgomery Cheetahs Hockey (mentally challenged youth ice hockey)

2008 – 2010

-Volunteer assistant coach

Washington DC Soup Kitchen for Homeless Women Volunteer

2008, 2009 & 2010

-Prepared and served Thanksgiving meals and interacted with guests


2008 – 2012

Winston Churchill Ice Hockey Varsity Team (State Champions)

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