Bartlett, Tennessee 38133
SUMMARY OF TALENTS
PROFICIENT IN BLOOD BANKING: 8YEARS IN BLOOD BANKING OR TRANSFUSION MEDICINE
PROFICIENT IN PCR AND MICROARRAYS: 17 YEARS IN PCR TESTING; 6 YEARS IN MICROARRAY TESTING
MBA IN FINANCE: SKILLED FINANCIAL ADVISOR; 3 YEARS EXPERIENCE
SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: 15 YEARS LAB SUPERVISOR AND LAB DIRECTOR
EMPLOYMENT - PRESENT
Medical Technologist, Methodist Healthcare 2010-present
Position is Supplemental. I work in all labs with a special emphasis in blood bank due to past experience. Train new employees in blood bank procedures at present I average 24-32 hours per week.
Clinical Lab Scientist, St. Francis Hospital 2009-2010
CLS in Blood Bank Lab at St Francis Hospital Park Ave. Provides safe blood and components to patient population of sickle cell, cancer, internal medicine, gynecological and obstetrical and surgical patients of hospital.,
Lab Director, University of Tennessee Health Science Center/VAMC 2001-2009
Trained postdoctoral students in assays of real-time PCR, Affymetrix microarrays, and RNA/DNA extractions and participated in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease.
Financial Services Rep, VALIC 1999 – 2001
Managed individual’s employee investment accounts for VALIC. Taught clients how to better invest their money for future returns and security.
Trainee, American Express 1998 – 1999
Studied and tested for licenses in order to sell and advise clients with investments.
Assistant Section Head, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 1988 – 1998
Worked as a medical technologist in an Immunopathology and was an assistant section head in Molecular Pathology. Designed the molecular tests for diagnosing acute leukemia and some solid tumors and brought the lab and testing from research into diagnostic testing. In Immunopathology tested the patients that had HIV and performed T and B testing on new acute leukemia patients. Managed a database that kept lab results for new leukemia and lymphoma cases and participated in bone marrow collections on newly diagnosed leukemia and lymphoma patients enrolled in St. Jude protocols, kept a frozen inventory of tissue and leukemic samples for later study. Performed flow cytometer testing on newly diagnosed leukemia, lymphoma patients and HIV patients.
Medical Technologist, St. Baptist Hospital 1985 – 1988
Performed blood bank testing which included typing patients and setting up cross matches for surgeries. Identified antibodies, ran aphaeresis machine, and ran paternity tests.
Medical Technologist, Vanderbilt University Hospital 1983 – 1985
Performed blood bank testing which included a large amount of prenatal testing, product preparation, cell saver operation, and teaching pathology residents.
Medical Technologist, Baptist Hospital East 1981 – 1983
Performed blood bank testing which also included prenatal and postnatal testing, neonatal ICU blood support, and hemipheresis of volunteer donors.
Medical Technologist, St. Francis Hospital 1980-1981
Entry level generalist
1981 – Present State MT License, ASCP MT License
1988 – 1992 MBA, concentration in Finance, Memphis State University
1980 – 1981 Graduated from School of Medical Technology, St. Joseph’s East Hospital
1979 – 1980 BS in Biology, Delta State University
Kakoola DN, Lenchik NI, Curcio-Brint A, Gerling I Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN 38104,USA. Transcriptional profiling of CD4 T-lymphocytes reveals abnormal gene expression in young prediabetic NOD mice. BMC Bioinformatics Summit 2009
Kakoola DN, Lenchik NI, Curcio-Brint A, Gerling I, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38104, USA Research Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN, 38104. Analysis of the transcriptome of CD4 T-lymphocytes from young Non-Obese Diabetic (NOD) mice suggests a key role for cytokines and apoptosis. UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2008
Rubnitz JE; Behm FG; Curcio-Brint AM; Pineiro RP; Carroll AJ; Raimondi SC; Shurtleff SA; Downing JR Department of Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA. Molecular analysis of t (11; 19) breakpoint in childhood acute leukemias Blood, 1996; 87(11):4804-8 (ISSN: 0006-4971
Tsukasa Okuda, Sheila A. Shurtleff, Marcus B. Valentine, Susana C. Raimondi, David R. Head, Frederick Behm, Anita M. Curcio-Brint, Qing Liu, Charles J. Sherr, David Beach, A. Thomas Look, and James Downing Frequent Deletion of p16/MTS1 and p15/MTS2 in Pedriatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Blood, Vol 85, No 9 (May 1), 1995:pp 3221-2330
Downing JR, Shurtleff Sam Zielenska M, Curcio-Brint AM, Behm FG, Head DR, Sandlund JT, Weisenburger DD, Kossakowsha AE, Thorner P, et al. Molecular detection of the (2; 5) translocation of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction Blood 1995 June 15; 85(12):3416-22.
Downing JR, Head DR, Raimondi SC, Carroll AJ, Curcio-Brint AM, Motroni TA, Hulshof MG, Pullen DJ, Domer PH. The der (11)-encoded MLL/AF-4 fusion transcript is consistently detected in t (4:11) (q21; q23)-containing acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood 1994 Jan 15; 83(2):330-5.
Downing JR, Head DR, Curcio-Brint AM, Hulshof MG, Motroni TA, Raimondi SC, Carroll AJ, Drabki HA, Willman C, Theil KS, et al. An AML1/ETO fusion transcript is consistently detected by RNA-based polymerase chain reaction in acute myelogenous leukemia containing the (8:21) (q22; q22) translocation. Blood 1993 Jun 1; 81(11):2860-5.
Tennessee Society of Medical Laboratory Scientists (TSMLS), 1994 – 1996
Greater Memphis Association of Blood Banks (GMABB), 2009-present, Treasurer, 2009-2010
TN (MT) and ASCP (TN), 1980 – Present
Karen Hasty, Phd - Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center- phone 901-***-****.
Ivan Gerling, Phd - Professor, Department of Medicine-Endrocinology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center-phone 901-***-****.