Driven and compassionate healthcare professional with nearly 2 years of clinical experience in a fast-paced environment. Strong work-ethic, responsible, ambitious, and able multi-task efficiently. Committed to patient health and wellness as well as the growth and success of EPPA.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development2015University of Minnesota - Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN, USAMinor in Neuroscience, GPA 3.637
Proven patience and self-discipline
Personal and professional integrity
Relationship and team building
Critical thinking proficiency
Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Exceptional problem solver
Focused and driven
Dedicated team player
Medical Scribe Trainer06/2016 to CurrentEmergency Physicians Professional AssociationMinneapolis, MNOne-on-one training of new scribes at a Level 1 trauma center including performance evaluations, critique, and encouragement. Meet with leadership to discuss training program for continuous improvement.
Medical Scribe05/2015 to CurrentEmergency Physicians Professional AssociationMinneapolis, MNComplete medical documentation at a Level 1 trauma center. Discuss patient histories and lab results with the physicians while observing physician encounters.
Operations Coordinator, Cycle Instructor, and Yoga Instructor05/2015 to CurrentBodies By BurgoonMinneapolis, MN
Administration, scheduling, communication, and event planning in a client-centered personal training facility, cycle studio, and yoga studio. Instruct indoor cycling and yoga to improve the health and wellness of the clients.
Research Assistant01/2012 to 05/2015Largaspada Lab - University of MinnesotaMinneapolis, MNTested the effects of targeting different pathways in novel mouse models of a nervous system cancer under the direction of a postdoctoral fellow. Collaborate with other labs and with other researchers within the lab. Promoted to manage a small team of undergraduate students to progress the studies upon the postdoctoral fellow's departure.
Personal Care Assistant09/2009 to 08/2012St. David's CenterMinneapolis, MNWorked with two brothers with Asperger's syndrome on skill building techniques for behavioral, emotional, and social issues. Assisted with occupational, behavioral, and physical therapy exercises as well as administered medications.
Girls on the Run, Head or Assistant Coach, September 2014 - Current
Teach young girls, 3rd-5th grade, about health, confidence, and self-esteem while training them for a 5-kilometer race.
Volunteer at University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital, January 2012-January 2014
Volunteered at the IV Infusion Suite of the Masonic Cancer Center and in the Resource Center of the hospital.
Watson AL, Anderson LK, Greeley AD, Keng VW, Rahrmann EP, Halfond AL, Powell NM, Collins MH, Rizvi T, Moertel CL, Ratner N, Largaespada, DA. Co-targeting the MAPK and PI3K/mTOR pathways in two genetically engineered mouse models of Schwann cell tumors reduces tumor grade and multiplicity. Oncotarget. 2014 March 30, 5(6): 1502-14.
Watson AL, Rahrmann EP, Moriarity BS, Choi K, Conboy CB, Greeley AD, Halfond AL, Anderson LK, Wahl BR, Keng VW, Rizzardi AE, Forster CL, Collins MH, Sarver AL, Wallace MR, Schmechel SC, Ratner N, Largaespada DA. Canonical Wnt/β-catenin signaling drives human Schwann cell transformation, progression, and tumor maintenance. Cancer Discovery. 2013 June; 3(6):674-89.