Personable physician recently graduated from medical school and currently conducting clinical research. Possess a solid background in research, including but not limited to oral presentations, posters as well as published abstracts. More than 5 years of experience in hospital and clinical settings. Trilingual in English, Arabic and Spanish, extensive background in working with minority and low-income populations.
USMLE 2: CK
Honest medical professional
Empathetic and couteous
Decision-making under pressure
Varsity TutorsAugust 2015 to CurrentTutor New York, NY
Tutor undergraduate and graduate students in Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biology as well as Spanish.
Provide a proper assessment of the students' knowledge.
Discuss studying techniques, as well as test taking skills and strategies.
Have been consistently receiving 4-5 star ratings by students.
Lincoln Mental and Medical Health CenterAugust 2015 to CurrentResearch Associate Bronx, NY
Intensively working to establish a CDC recognized Diabetes Prevention Program at the Women's Health Clinic along with Dr Cassandra Henderson MD, CDE.
Mayo ClinicMay 2011 to August 2011Research Intern Jacksonville, FL
Reviewed articles to ascertain the association between familial
Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease
Submitted an Abstract and presented a poster in XIX World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders.
Nova Southeastern UniversityAugust 2008 to March 2009Research Assistant Ft Lauderdale, FL
Analyzed histological presentation of lung parenchyma of severe and non-severe asthmatics.
Conducted a cell count of alveolar macrophages in the parenchyma of severe and non-severe asthmatics.
Barry UniversityJanuary 2008 to December 2008Teaching Assistant Miami, FL
Was in charge of Anatomy and Physiology lab, tutored students during after hours.
Proctored exams and quizes.
Mayo ClinicMarch 2007 to July 2007Data Entry Jacksonville, FL
Conducted chart reviews in order to extrapolate data and compile them for the Parkinson's disease study.
ValuvisionSeptember 2006 to March 2007Optometry Technician Jacksonville, FL
Performed eye examinations: obtain visual acuity, blood pressures, as well as visual field testing.
Trained to use the Optomap.
Other duties included patient check-in as well as check-out, schedule
appointments, prepare charts and obtain insurance authorizations.
University of NorthAugust 2004 to May 2005Laboratory Researcher Jacksonville, FL
Monitor the transport of radioactive sulfate by hepatopancreatic lysosomes.
Conducted a series of centrifugation assays resulting in purified lysosomal extraction.
Extracted lysosome undergoes transport experiments in order to measure the influx of sulfate into hepatopancreatic lysosomes while maintaining time course.
Mayo ClincJanuary 2003 to May 2007Student Volunteer Jacksonville, FL
Worked in various departments: gastroenterology, neurology, emergency room as well as transport.
Transported patients, specimens to the lab as well as medical records.
Shadowed physicians and observed during procedures.
Assisted the nurses around the ward.
Education and Training
St. George's University School of Medicine05/2015M.D.: MedicineSt George , Grenada
Barry University05/2009Biomedical Sciences Miami, FL, USA
University of North Florida05/2007Biology Jacksonville, FL, USAMinor in Spanish
Mayo Clinic Volunteer 2003-2007
Spanish/Spanish Creole (Good) Arabic (Native/Fluent)
Volunteering, fitness, reading, languages, visiting museums, art and cultural events, exploring NYC, salsa dancing
Hanna AL-Shaikh, R., Espinal, T.N., and Mariassy, A.T. Comparison of alveolar macrophage populations in the lung of severe & non-severe asthmatics.. Florida Academy of Sciences Journal. 2009, Mar; Pub Status: Accepted.
Rana Hanna AL-Shaikh MSc, Shinsuke Fujioka MD, Audrey J Strongosky, Owen Ross PhD, Zbigniew Wszolek MD. Association of Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease in Families: A clinical Investigation Linking the Two.. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, Vol 18, Pg S36. 2012, Jan; Pub Status: Accepted.
Poster Presentation Rana Hanna AL-Shaikh MSc, Shinsuke Fujioka MD, Audrey J Strongosky, Owen Ross PhD, Zbigniew Wszolek MD.. (2011). Association of Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease in Families: A clinical Investigation Linking the Two Poster presented at: Poster presented at: XIX World Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders; Shanghai, CHN. Oral Presentation Hanna AL-Shaikh, R., Espinal, T.N., and Mariassy, A.T.. (2009).
Comparison of alveolar macrophage populations in the lung of severe & non-severe asthmatics. Oral Presentation presented at: 73rd Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences; Saint Leo, FL.
Hobbies & Interests
Volunteering, Fitness, reading, languages, exploring the New York City, visiting museums, art and cultural events, salsa dancing
University of North Florida Dean's List 2003
Bright Futures Scholarship 2002-2007
Mayo Clinic Book Scholarship 2003-2007
Enthusiastic people person, great bedside manner, patient counseling, trilingual, great history taking, great organization skills, tutoring anatomy and pathophysiology, highly inquisitive, research oriented