Ambitious student who has graduated with a BA in Neuroscience from the University of Tennessee and is enrolled in a Master of Science, Biomedical Professions Program. Possesses strong interpersonal skills and a desire for a career in community medicine.
Cooperative team member
Energetic and organized
Mentor08/2010 to 05/2016Big Brothers Big Sisters of AmericaKnoxville, TNAs
a big sister, I was paired with young girls facing adversity and visited them
once a week at a Title I elementary school. During this time, I served as a
one-on-one mentor to nurture, encourage, and help them discover their ability
to succeed and thrive in life.
Shadow06/2012 to 07/2012University of Tennessee Medical CenterKnoxville , TNOver the span of two months I shadowed an anesthesiologist at University of Tennessee Medical Center. I went into several surgeries including an appendectomy, knee replacement and a caesarean section with Dr. Mobley. This was my first exposure to shadowing a healthcare provider.
Medical Scirbe10/2013 to 07/2015PhysAssist ScribeKnoxville , TNAs a medical scribe I recorded patient data and medical records for various ER physicians. I worked at 5 hospitals in rural and urban settings. Shifts correlated with the emergency doctors, so that every doctor had a scribe on shift. I coded disease and injury diagnoses, along with procedures in an inpatient setting. I also charted an extensive history, description of present illnesses, review of systems, lab values, radiology readings, and always included a disposition and diagnosis as dictated by the physician.
Kaplan Suture Clinic04/2015 to 04/2015KaplanKnoxville, TNDuring this clinic I learned the basics of administering sutures from a first year medical student. During this time I got to practice on a pig's foot and learned how to perform a simple and running suture. The clinic was put together by the Pre-Med Society at the University of Tennessee.
Medical Scribe-Trainer08/2015 to 07/2016PhysAssist Scribes, Inc. Knoxville , TNBeing a trainer for PhysAssist took my charting to the next level. I was expected to teach new scribes the basics of medical charting while making sure to fulfill all my normal duties as a scribe and increase productivity and efficiency.
Biology Tutor10/2016 to 11/2016Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate , TNAs a biology tutor I was expected to attend an entry level biology class three times a week. After attending class I led review sessions and reviewed the high yield topics that I took notes on during class. I also made worksheets and lead review sessions before the exams.
Academic Tutor/Mentor08/2017MathDocsMiddlesboro, KYVolunteering for Math Docs includes going to an afterschool program and tutoring middle school students in math or reading. As I tutor I had to learn to adapt to each student's needs and adjust my teaching to fit their learning style.
General VolunteerRemote Area Medical Harrogate/Gray, TNI have worked two Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinics. These clinics give patients access to free health care. As a volunteer I helped with working in the vision clinic, taking medical histories, directing patient flow and passing out snacks. Working the clinic with a smile and a few jokes seemed to lighten the mood for these patients.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Neuroscience2016University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN, USA
Research Lab University of Tennessee, Department of NeuroscienceKnoxville, TNDuring my time in the research lab, I performed experiments with crayfish using electrophysiological, historical and behavioral neurobiological techniques.
Master of Science: Biomedical Professions2018Lincoln Memorial UniversityHarrogate, TN, USA