University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD.
Bachelor of Biological Sciences, December 19, 2009
Academic outstanding award by Multicultural Student Affairs and Academic Achievement program, 2006-2009.
Randallstown Senior High School, Baltimore County, MD
HS. Diploma, May 2005
CPR and First Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and Medication Aide
Emergency Room Scribe: Emergency Medicine Scribe Systems, Annie Penn Hospital, 2012
(Part time: 20hrs/wk)
• Documented the history and physical exam as it is being performed by the ED physician.
• Recorded physician's consultations with family members and/or other physicians
• Reviewed prior medical records to obtain PMH information, and prior labs, ECG and radiographics studies for comparison.
• Alerted physician when chart is incomplete and assisted patients with non-medical needs.
• Checked on the progress of lab, X-ray or other patient evaluation data and notify the physician of ancillary tests.
• Recorded physician-dictated diagnoses, prescriptions and instructions for patient discharge and/or follow-up.
Caregiver /Companion: Advanced Health Care Systems, 2009-2010
• Assisted residents with grooming and toileting; and prepared meals and fed residents when needed.
• Participated in light housekeeping and engaged clients in activities and transportation.
Medical Records Assistant: Health Center, University of Maryland, 2006-2008 (Part time: 10hrs/wk)
• Maintained patients’ files/medical records and the health centers’ filing system; and performed various data entry.
• Obtained initial patient information and maintains database of patient information.
• Researched and resolved patient referral problems and schedule appointments for patients/visitors.
• Updated the appropriate form when patients switched health insurance plans, explained insurance benefits and performed other duties as assigned.
Administrative Assistant: Apex Health Incorporated, 2004-2005
• Answered phone calls, processed paperwork, and scheduled meetings.
• Disseminated information and provided quality customer services to clients.
Post baccalaureate Fellow: National Institute of Health, NIDDK, Nov. 2010 – Dec. 2011
• Prepared surgical biopsies of adipose tissue from mice and rats; and performs PCR from digested samples.
• Used a Beckman/Coulter Multisizer to determine the adipose cell size distribution.
• Used the Multisizer to analyze samples of fixed adipose cells.
• Analyzed adipose cell size distributions by curve fitting using Sigma Plot and associated statistical
Undergraduate Lab/Research Intern: Biological Science Department, University of Maryland, 2008
• Collected plant samples from both field and greenhouse settings.
• Assisted PhD with collecting data in competitive interactions between native and invasive herbaceous species.
Research Participant: Biomedical Research Symposium, Howard University, 2005 (Program coordinated through Randallstown Senior High Sch., Baltimore County, MD)
• Organized and presented an experimental research on the effect of Streptococcus bacteria on humans.
• Designed and conducted analytical studies of the roles of bacteria within the organization.
• Classified positions and established the purpose of streptococcus in the human organs.
• Developed and implemented adequate method of decreasing the growth and infections of streptococcus in humans.
Classroom Paraprofessional/Aide: St. Coletta of Greater Washington, June. – Nov., 2010
• Provided one to one support to assigned student and assists the teacher in providing a learning environment.
• Provided developmentally appropriate instruction and general support to student.
• Worked with children with autism and intellectual disabilities individually and in group setting.
• Gained knowledge of and implemented the assigned student’s Individual Education Plan goals and objectives as well as data collection and documentation of progress.
Assistant Aide: ByGrace Center (Home-based day care), Volunteer, 2009-2010
• Helped with daily activities and observe children to ensure a healthy and safe learning environment.
• Scheduled appointments, greets and assists students/visitors; and prepares charts, billing and reports.
• Performed registration and check-in/out functions while maintaining various records and databases of information.
• Worked with mentally impaired children in providing care in child development.
Fourth Grade Tutor: American Counts/Reads, University of Maryland, 2008-2009
• Participated in after school math tutoring program for 4th grade students.
• Engaged students in math “centers” that review difficult math concepts in an active, hands-on way by improving strategies for problem solving and critical thinking, basic mathematics skills, taking mathematics assessments, and cooperative learning skills.
• Assisted in developing a positive attitude about mathematics and increasing motivation to link concepts to everyday life.
• Provided additional support for classroom teachers in mathematics and fostered the development of collaborative thinking and teamwork.
Student Mentor/ Tutor: Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education, University of Maryland, Volunteer, 2007-2009
• Received incoming calls.
• Mentored and tutored diverse students including those with disabilities in counseling, mathematics, reading, chemistry and biology.
• Participated in many community outreach events such as sexually transmitted diseases awareness and cancer, academy of academic excellence awards, education in learning other culture and many more.
Office Assistant: English Department, University of Maryland, summer 2007
• Placed and received incoming calls.
• Received and answered students/professors inquiries.
• Processed office supply orders and other clerical duties.
• Identified students/professor needs and referred to appropriate representative staff.
Student Representative and Events Coordinator: African Students Association, University of Maryland, 2008.
• Facilitated communication between the alumni and the organization.
• Promoted events, selling tickets, and produced fliers.
• Guest speaker during events and performed clerical duties
• Developed and enhanced subject areas and general collections.
Peer Mentor: Black Students Union, University of Maryland, 2007.
• Helped first year and transfer multicultural and international students make a successful and rewarding transition to the University.
• Provided an academic, cultural, and social support network for students seeking academic excellence and satisfaction.
• Assisted students with personal and academic concerns or conflicts that arose.
Resident Adviser: Office of Residence Life, University of Maryland, 2006.
• Supervised on campus residents within residence hall community.
• Assisted students with personal and academic issues.
• Implemented needs assessment and specifically design, organize, and implement programs for residents.
• Typing speed of 50 wpm.
• Knowledge of Polymerase Chain Reaction, cell cultures, staining, and surgical biopsies.
• Knowledge of Adobe, Microsoft Office Suite, Word Perfect, Outlook-Scheduler, Database, Data Entry and EPIC system.
• Knowledge of medical terminology and procedures, insurance plans and referral procedures; and office practices and procedures.
• Interpersonal/human relations’ skills; and excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work with constant interruptions, maintains records and files, maintains confidentiality, and work in a fast-paced environment.