I am a responsible and conscientious person with a B.S. in Microbiology (Medical Technology Option) and currently employed as a Fish Health Biologist for the USFWS-Bozeman Fish Health Center (BFHC) in Bozeman, MT. I have 18 years experience in Fish Health and Diagnostics with an emphasis in Histology preparation.
Special Achievement Award USFWS (October 1995)
As the Collateral Duty Safety Officer-Independently comprised the entire original BFHC Safety Program; including Safety Manual, Chemical Hygiene Program, Emergency Preparedness Plan, Evacuation Plan, Respiratory Program, Documentation Program (waste log, waste disposal sheets, training logs and forms, etc.)
Completely revised and updated the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) System in 2004.
Revised and implemented a new Safety Program to facilitate the relocation of the Bozeman Fish Health Center in 2007.
Conduct Fish Health inspections and perform Fish Health Diagnostics. ***See attached sheets for duties and responsibilities***
Histology Technician dissecting fish and fish tissues. Embedding samples and preparing slides for examination by the Fish Health Pathologist.
***See attached sheets for duties and responsibilities in Diagnostics/Histology Laboratory.
Emphasis on Coldwater Fish Culture, Introduction to Fish Health, Introduction to Fish Histology, Virology and Cell Culture.
Emphasis on Medical Technology, Biology and Health. Enrolled in non-degree Graduate courses for several years later, with an emphasis on Ichthyology, Biology of Fishes, Ultra Structure Cytology and Histology.
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