The Science Smith

Education

Florida International University | Miami, FL ...................................................................................... August 2017 - May 2018

  •  Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Graduate Certificate in Molecular and Biomolecular Sciences (Candidate)
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.5 (February 2018)  

New York University | New York, NY ............................................................................................ September 2012 - May 2016

  • Tandon School of Engineering Alumnus 
  • Bachelor's of Science in Biomolecular Sciences 
  • Thesis: Examining Genotype x Diet x Sleep Interactions in D. melanogaster
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.4, Dean's List (2016) 

Experience

Scribe America | Ft. Lauderdale, FL .......................................................................................................... July 2016 - July 2017        Chief Medical Scribe

  • Shadow multiple attending physicians in an emergency department setting 
  • Document patient history, including HPI, ROS, past medical history, surgical history, family and social history
  • Manage the schedule and payroll of scribes under my employ 
  • Hire, train, and terminate prospective and current scribes 
  • Acting liaison between physician, scribes, and higher management  

Cafe Curuba | Miami, FL ............................................................................................................... August 2016 - December 2016        Barista  / Cashier

  • Prepare various coffee-based and tea drinks and operate a cash register   
  • Maintain shop cleanliness 
  • Serve customers with personalized attention, remembering names, preferences, and past conversations

NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology | New York, NY ............................................ January 2015 - July 2016      Research Assistant

  • Laboratory-based research on cryptic genetic variation in D. melanogaster
  • Undergraduate project studying the effects of sleep deprivation on high caloric diets 
  • Attended the The Allied Genetics Conference 2016 (July 2016) 

NYU Residential Life and Housing Services | New York, NY                                                                                                 Resident Assistant  ............................................................................................................................... August 2015 - May 2016

  • Administrative and building management, resident needs: conflict management and resource provision
  • Responsible for undergraduate residents and developing an inclusive community for them 
  • Executive Board Treasurer for the Resident Assistant Council 
  • Developed and maintained a budget for the Resident Assistant Council's programming
  • National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Education Program of the Month recipient  

    Office Assistant ..................................................................................................................................... August 2014 - May 2016

  • Administrative support for residence hall staff and residence hall resource center 
  • Provided students with excellent customer service
  • Organized building mail and packages, and reported any facilities issues to building engineers 
  • Adhered to FERPA rules and regulations regarding student rights and confidentiality 

    Program Assistant  ............................................................................................................................. June 2014 - August 2014 

  • Check-in and check-out residents of NYU's highschool summer session program
  • Provided quality customer service
  • Collaborated with a staff of 30 Program Assistants on projects for the upcoming academic year
  • Coordinated various programs, such as city-tours and museum, and evaluated and reported their success  

                                                                            Tennessee Department of Health | Nashville, TN .......................................................................... June 2015 - August 2015      Public Health Intern  

  • Conducted a literature review on barriers to accessing diabetes prevention programs (DPPs) in Tennessee
  • Developed surveys to assess perceived barriers by patients and instructors to accessing the DPPs 
  • Streamlined reporting procedures for DPP centers to comply with CDC grant requirements 
  • Participant, CDC workshop on building stronger healthcare coalitions (July 2015)  

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream | Nashville, TN ......................................................................................... June 2015 - August 2015      Scoop Shop Ambassador

  • Scooped ice cream and gave excellent customer service
  • Tended cash, maintained store cleanliness, washed dishes, and performed other closing tasks 
  • Trained new scoop shop employees on the basics of customer service and ice cream fundamentals 

Upward Bound - NYU Steinhardt | New York, NY ......................................................................... August 2014 - May 2015         AP Chemistry Teaching Assistant

  • Designed and implemented my own AP Chemistry curriculum to 50+ high school students every Saturday
  • Acted as a resource to students for academic assistance including homework, essays, and research projects
  • Assisted students with college preparedness through monthly workshops 

NYU Department of Athletics | New York, NY ......................................................................... September 2012 - May 2015         Lifeguard

  • Ensured safety of patrons and enforced pool rules and regulations 
  • Provided first aid and responded to emergencies both in the pool and in the fitness facility
  • Assisted with NCAA Swimming and Diving competitions 
  • Maintained pool deck and locker room cleanliness 

Williamson County Parks and Recreation | Franklin, TN ........................................................... June 2010 - August 2013         Lifeguard

  • Ensured safety of patrons and enforced pool rules and regulations 
  • Provided first aid and responded to emergencies both in the water and on pool deck 
  • Monitored and maintained water chemical levels, and pool deck and locker room cleanliness
  • Teach introductory through advanced level swimming lessons and classes to patrons of all ages 

Interests / Skills

  • OSX, Windows, Linux, Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, HTML, R, and Python 
  • French (Professional Proficiency)
  • Rock climbing, Cycling, Swimming, DIY Projects, Cooking, and Coffee
  • Research, community outreach, customer service, teaching, event planning, writing, leadership

Volunteer

  • OutCentral (June 2015 - August 2015) 
  • NYU Langone, Department of Neurology (May 2014 - August 2014)
  • World Science Festival (June 2014)
  • Vanderbilt Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital (July 2011 - August 2012)