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Research Assistant Harrisburg

Mechanicsburg, PA
December 05, 2021

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Pritesh Pathak email:

**** ******* ***** *************, ** 17055 Cell # 717-***-**** or 717-***-****

Objective: Seeking a challenging and growth-oriented position to develop my career further in the field of medical/healthcare.


Master of Public Health Currently pursuing

Boston University, Boston MA

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery August 2011 -- May 2019

N.H.L. Municipal Medical college, Gujarat University

Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Work Experience:

Uptown discount drugs, Harrisburg PA February 2020 -- May 2021

• Support all pharmacological services by stocking, assembling, and distributing medications.

• Help health care providers and patients by greeting them in person and by phone, answering questions and requests, and referring inquiries to the pharmacist.

• Co-ordinate pharmacy inventory by checking pharmaceutical stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed medications and supplies, placing and expediting orders, verifying receipt, and removing outdated drugs.

• Maintains a safe and clean pharmacy by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

• Organize medications for pharmacist to dispense by reading medication orders and prescriptions, preparing labels, calculating quantities, and assembling intravenous solutions and other pharmaceutical therapies.

• Maintain records by recording and filing physicians’ orders and prescriptions.

• Generate revenues by calculating, recording, and issuing charges.

• Ensure medication availability by delivering medications to patients.

• Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Research Assistant July 2019 -- February 2020

UPMC Pinnacle Health System, Harrisburg PA

Worked on the following manuscripts, which are currently under review and to be published in UPMC Medical Education Bank

• Cost of robotic inguinal hernias vs open inguinal hernia

• Imaging studies of parathyroid adenoma, comparing ultrasound vs sestimibi vs spect.

• Upstaging breast pathologies and imaging of benign breast lesions

• Cost of ventral hernia and economic impact of creating a community ventral hernia center.

Clinical Experience:

Medical College Internship April 2017 -- May 2018

Medical College Rotations April 2015 -- April 2017

AMC Medical Trust associated with Hospitals & Clinics, Ahmedabad

Voluntary Experience:

Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania June 10 -- August 25, 2010

Volunteered/Assisted Doctors and Nurses in Emergency room

Health Clinics Community Medicine April 2015 -- April 2017

Volunteered for health assessment projects in remote and underserved areas

Medical Training:

• Certified in CPR and First aid along with BLS certification from VS Hospital Certified in First AID and CPR with American Red Cross


AMC Medical Education Trust, Sola in May 2014.

Research Experience:

Research student at Smt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College February -- August 2013

• Research paper on “Solving for better Health (PSBH) research project on “competency of the patients understanding the doctor’s prescriptions” sponsored by the community medicine department, resulted in development of manuscripts.

• Research activity promotion: For spreading more about research activities at undergraduate levels, Conducted lectures of the students from 3rd semester till 8th semester at medical colleges in rural medical institutions.


• Attained rank of Eagle scout from Troop 283 – Mechanicsburg PA. over 200 hours of community service

• Student member of American College of Physicians

• Got first place in IgA model competition in Biochemistry

• Participated in national level pharmacology quiz

• Participated in various quiz on topics of general knowledge, medicine and India.

• Part of chief organizing committee of AMCON (Adrenaline Medical Conference-2015) an All India National Medical conference held at Smt N.H.L. Municipal Medical College.

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