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QA/QC Scientist

Northbrook, Illinois, 60062, United States
January 30, 2017

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Dominican University, River Forest, IL

August 2013-December 2014

Bachelor of Medical Science

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

August 2009-August 2013

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Employment & Clinical/Shadowing Experience

Genetic Counseling Assistant at Reproductive Genetic Innovations, Northbrook, IL, July 2015-July 2016

Updated patients’ database system

Wrote insurance claims and letters of medical necessity for patients going through Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Performed pregnancy, delivery, and embryo transfer follow-ups

Responded to phone and email inquiries from prospective patients and healthcare professionals

Shadowing Experience with Dentists (200+ hours), Chicago, IL, June 2010-August 2015

Assisted dentist chair-side

Sterilized equipment

Applied fluoride treatment

Assisted in taking x-rays

Communicated with patients via phone about upcoming appointment

Cleaned working space after each patient

Observed receptionist verifying insurance, checking patients in/out, scheduling appointments

Receptionist at Reproductive Genetics Institute, Chicago, IL, June 2009-July 2009

Processed company's mail/electronic/phone correspondence

Accommodated customers based on their needs

Copied/filed/faxed insurance-related paperwork

Restocked office with necessary supplies

Research Experience

Lab Aide in Molecular Biology of Oral Diseases Laboratory at UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL, September 2011-May 2012

Assisted supervisor in research

Prepared solutions and performed PCR and gel electrophoresis techniques

Cleaned and sterilized materials

Lab Aide in Anatomy and Cell Biology Laboratory in UIC College of Medicine Research Building, Chicago, IL, September 2009-January 2010

Assisted supervisor in research

Prepared solutions and performed PCR and gel electrophoresis techniques

Cleaned and sterilized materials


Secretary of UIC Pre-Dental Club, Chicago, IL, August 2012-May 2013

Sent out emails to club members about updates/volunteering opportunities/meeting summaries

Took thorough notes during meetings

Found relevant volunteering opportunities for students

Organized UIC Midwinter Pre-Dental Formal

Planned socials for group members

Member on Executive Board of UIC Chabad, Chicago, IL, August 2012-May 2013

Promoted Jewish growth and learning on campus

Organized Shabbat dinners

Planned social events during high holidays

Planned Jewish learning events

Designed flyers for events

Biology Colloquium Independent Research Coordinator at UIC, Chicago, IL, January 2012-May 2012

Assisted undergraduate students in finding research opportunities

Responsible for polling UIC faculty and determining how many independent research positions are available to Biology Colloquium students

School of Madrichim (leadership classes for Jewish college students) at Northwestern Fiedler Hillel, Evanston, IL, September 2011-June 2012

Leadership training

Planned fundraisers

Planned events for Chicago Russian Jewish community

Achievements & Activities

Dean’s List, Spring 2014, Dominican University

Green Youth Movement, September 2009-April 2011

New Life Volunteering Society, September 2009-May 2011

Social Action Committee for Levine Hillel Center, August 2011-May 2012

Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, September 2013-April 2014

Language Skills

Fluent in Russian

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