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Research Assistant - Environmental Science

Nanuet, NY
December 24, 2019

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Vajeha Pervez

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Nanuet, NY *****


Career Summary

To pursue a career in industrial hygiene and environmental sciences and obtain experience within the field.

Professional Experience

New York Medical College

Research Assistant – Environmental Sciences

Valhalla, NY

May 2018 – Present

Assessing behavioral and neurological changes among fetal rats upon initiating the neurological rodenticide known as Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine (TMDT)

Characterizing changes in EEG activity produced by TMDT exposure

Responsible for operating experimental software and generating graphical data via Prism software

Responsible for communicating data to principal investigator and colleagues

Preoss LLC

Environmental Consultant

White Plains, NY

November 2016 – December 2018

Performing indoor air quality surveys

Conducting issue specific research related to public health

Performing project monitoring and environmental risk assessment and communication

Conducting epidemiology quantitative analysis to support public outreach programs

Sports Care Physical Therapy

Medical Receptionist

Spring Valley, NY

June 2016 - November 2016

Responsible for administrative duties within the medical office

Responsible for updating and filling patients’ medical records through electronic health records (EHRs)

Responsible for filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence and completing authorizations for various insurance cases

Forest Hill Family Health

Clinical Intern

Newark, NJ

May 2013 – December 2013

Interacting with patients to understand their health issues

Communicating with physician to understand their symptoms

Responsible for learning about diseases and treatment options


New York Medical College Valhalla, NY

Master of Public Health Expected Graduation- May 2020 Concentration in Environmental Health Sciences/Industrial Hygiene

Saint Thomas Aquinas College Sparkill, NY

Bachelor of Science Major; Biology – Minor; Chemistry Graduated – May 2017


Languages: Fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Spanish

Computer: Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, GraphPad, and Prism Publisher. Familiar with EHS

Certifications: CPR/First Aid/ AED, Asbestos Awareness, Electrical Safety, Emergencies & Evac, Blood-borne

Pathogen Standard, Hazard Communication & Chemical Safety Standard, and Radiation Safety

Interests: Community work, communicating with individuals and engaging in social/volunteer work and gaining knowledge and skills from working in a public health environment

References upon request

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