My teaching method is very student directed. I develop a lesson structure based on my student's learning style and build upon those principles as we progress deeper into each topic/subject. This facilitates a better learning experience for students and builds confidence in their abilities to grasp the topic/subject.
I am a medical student. I worked as an academic tutor and teaching assistant throughout undergrad. I also worked as a medical scribe and medical scribe trainer in several specialties including emergency medicine, oncology, general practice, general surgery, and several others.
Sam Houston State University March 2017 – Spring 2018
“Antimicrobial Resistance Analysis of Plasmids from Salmonella enterica Serotypes”
To identify specific antibiotic-resistant genes in Salmonella enterica serovars Heidelberg and
Typhimurium, one hundred and forty-seven Heidelberg and Typhimurium isolates were clinically
isolated from patients infected with Salmonella enterica by the Texas Department of State Health
Services, and were characterized for select antibiotic-resistant genes, as well as analyzed for the
specific antibiotics encoded for by each resistant gene. These isolates were phenotypically
expressed for susceptibilities to the antibiotic encoded by the resistant gene they were found to
Thesis Advisor: Aaron Lynne, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Madhusudan Choudhary, Ph.D.
“Whole Genome Analysis and Comparisons of Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.1, 17029, 17025”
The research focused on the evolution of genomic complexity in prokaryotes like Rhodobacter
sphaeroides. By studying the complexity of the genome structure of R. sphaeroides, we were
able to analyze the different structural and functional constraints of duplicate copies of each
gene-pair that affects their mRNA expression. This study utilized both bioinformatics and
molecular approaches, such as Ka/Ks estimates, phylogenetic tree construction, and microarray
Proscribe LLC June 2018 - Present
I serve as an assistant to the physician; performing documentation in the EHR, gathering
information for the patient's visit, and partnering with the physician to deliver the pinnacle of
efficient patient care. I’ve received one-on-one collaboration with a physician, and an
unprecedented level of exposure to real medicine in practice. I train new scribes in various
specialties including Urology, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Internal
Medicine, General Practice, etc. I participate in classroom and clinical/onsite training for new
employees as necessary for existing and/or new accounts; ensure new employees successfully
complete and progress through clinical training in accordance to ProScribe’s Clinical Training
Guidelines for each training day.
I ensure compliance with CTG; follow evaluation process by providing documentation
demonstrating competencies for each trainee. I provide coaching to providers to ensure
appropriate utilization of scribes as well as facilitate provider and scribe workflow/rapport by
providing guidance and recommendations during clinical training. I have accrued over 3,000
hours as a medical scribe and regional trainer.
Dr. Dominic Tang, Urologic Oncologist, MD October 2018 - Present
Certified Medical Scribe Specialist
As a scribe for Dr. Tang, I am responsible for accurately documenting the interaction him and his
patients in real-time. I also assist him with administrative tasks such as handling phone calls,
retrieving lab reports, and other duties as needed to improve efficiency and productivity.
Dr. Jayshri Chasmawala, Family Doctor, DO June 2018 – August 2018
I scribed for Dr. Chasmawala for over a two month period. Working with Dr. Chasmawala
enhanced my experience within the medical field, because I experienced firsthand the job and
responsibilities of family doctors, as well as the scope of practice, medical terminology,
diagnoses and treatment plans, EMR understanding, etc.
Linda Beckett, NP-C June 2018 – December 2018
I shadowed and scribed for Ms. Linda at WellMed Family Practice for a total of 700 hours.
Scribing for Ms. Linda enhanced my knowledge of general practice care, medical terminology,
diagnoses, medications, treatment plans, EMR, etc.
Texas Army National Guard May 2018 – Present
Health Administration Services Officer (70B)
Health care administrative assistants are responsible for ensuring the Army’s health care facilities
run efficiently. Job duties included being able to plan, coordinate and monitor the treatment of
our patients, advise unit commanders/staff in medical/nonmedical areas of patient evacuation,
treatment and tracking, and practice preventive medicine, organize administration, supply
equipment, train staff and maintain equipment.
Texas Army National Guard Dec 2014 – May 2018
Healthcare Specialist (68W)
The Health Care Specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment,
limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.
Duties and responsibilities included:
-Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties.
-Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment.
-Interview patients and recording their medical histories.
-Take patients' temperature, pulse, and blood pressure.
-Prepare blood samples for laboratory analysis.
-Keep health records and clinical files up-to-date.
-Give shots and medicines to patients.
-Prepare patients, operating rooms, equipment, and supplies for surgery.
Sam Houston State University, Biology Labs Fall 2017 – Spring 2018
Planned, taught, and conducted the lab exercises with the students enrolled in the General
Microbiology, Cell Biology, and Contemporary Biology labs. This lab will include a Metaproject
consisting of students identifying specific cultures of bacteria based on their physiological and
metabolic processes. The techniques and skills learned in this lab will further enhance my
research experience within the lab.
Sam Houston State University, SHSU Online Support Desk May 2016 – May 2017
Assisted in creating comprehensive tutorials for different technologies. Developed customer
service skills by assisting customers over the phone. Developed written communication skills
through email communications in a business capacity. Assisted in recruiting prospective online
students as well as the interview processes for hiring new prospects.
SHSU Athletics Department Spring 2016 – Fall 2017
Worked as a tutor for the SHSU Athletics Department. The subject areas I tutored were Science,
Math, and English. These subject areas included Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Algebra, Calculus,
Partners In Health LLC
Partners In Health is a non-profit organization based in Monrovia, Liberia, whose main goal is to
improve the quality of life of young people living in Liberia. For the last five years, during the
holidays, my mother and I organize food and clothing drives in our neighborhood. We then
collect the items donated as well as purchase additional items for packaging and shipment to
Cook’s Children Dec 2018 - Present
I volunteer in the surgery and radiology wings of Cook’s children. Volunteers make a difference
for patients and families at Cook Children are every day by giving the gift of their time and
energy in the medical center, community clinics and locations throughout Tarrant and Denton
County. I spend a majority of my time playing with patients and siblings in the playroom or at
bedside, comforting infants and toddlers, directing visitors, distributing comfort items to parents,
and helping in the gift shop.
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Recruiter January 2016 – Present
Volunteer as an Army ROTC recruiter at orientations. Explain to prospect students what the
Army was, and how it differs from the ROTC, and answer questions regarding both.
Good Shepherd Mission Fall 2015 – Present
I assisted in providing hot meals, clothes, and canned goods for the children, elderly, and
disabled. This is a nonprofit organization that continuously works with people within the
community, thrift stores, etc., to provide for the basic needs of those in need of help.
Haltom City Animal Services Dec 2018 – Present
Volunteered at the Animal shelter for abandoned and rescued animals
Rita B. Huff Humane Society Spring 2016 –2018
Volunteered at the Animal shelter for abandoned and rescued animals
North Pointe Rehabilitation Center March 2013 – June 2014
Assisted in organizing activities for the elderly including:
-Conducting physical activities around the rehabilitation center.
Organizational Memberships and Leadership Activities
Association of the United States Army Fall 2017- Present
AUSA is a private, non-profit organization that acts primarily as an advocacy group for the
United States Army. We serve Army active duty, National Guard, and reserve members as well
as their families and loved ones. As the Vice President, my major goal is the ensure that Soldiers,
Veterans, and their family members have access to financial, social, educational, and medical
resources throughout the country that will enable them to continue to thrive and be successful in
the civilian sector.
SHSU ROTC Fall 2017 – Spring 2018
I served as second in command to the Battalion commander. I assumed command and
commander responsibilities in the Cadet Battalion Commander’s absence. I served as the Chief of
Staff; supervised and coordinated the efforts of the Battalion staff in planning, coordination, and
execution of Battalion events. My duties including ensuring the commander was freed from
routine details and passed pertinent data, information and insight from the staff to the commander
and from the commander to the staff. I ensured staff suspense dates were met and remained
knowledgeable of the current status of staff actions. I served as a link between all Cadets and the
Cadre Battalion Executive Officer, and was responsible for the safety and risk assessment of all
battalion events. I performed all other duties as assigned by the Battalion Commander, and served
as the leader of event staffs to plan and conduct battalion training.
Elliot T. Bowers, Honors College Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
The Honors College Ambassador served as the face of the Sam Houston State University Elliot
T. Bowers Honors College, and represented the Honors College at all university, organizational,
and national functions. I facilitated the planning of events for the Honors College, served as host
in Honors College and official school events, assisted in the interviewing and selection process
for prospective students into the Honors College planned and coordinated our recruiting and
Sam Houston State University Diversity Council Spring 2016 –2018
The purpose of the Diversity Council is to provide an equal-opportunity environment within the
Sam Houston State University campus that promotes diversity in all aspects of life. Through
programs and an annual Diversity Leadership Conference, the council strives to educate students
and professors alike in an effort to eliminate stereotypes. As an Ambassador for the Diversity
Council, I attended the annual Diversity Leadership Conference where I represented the SHSU
chapter, as well as served as a keynote speaker for my chapter.
Beta Beta Beta Delta Tau Spring 2016 –2018
The Beta Beta Beta Delta Tau is a nationally recognized Honors Society for Biology majors.
During my time in this organization, I participated and attended research conferences, including
the Undergraduate Symposium where students are given the opportunity to present and showcase
their research studies. I also served as a tutor for students in Biology related subjects including
microbiology, genetics, botany, zoology, etc. I participated in community service events
including: State park clean-ups and gardening at ranches in and around Huntsville, TX.
SHSU ROTC Spring 2016 – 2017
Platoon Leader/ MSIII
The Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) at Sam Houston State prides itself in
producing quality Officers fit to serve in the United States Army. We provide Cadets with the
tools to build the character and leadership skills necessary to serve as Second Lieutenants. The
rigorous training to become a future Officer covers a wide spectrum, from classroom instruction
to field training exercises (FTX) at SHSU's own Gibbs Ranch.
My duties include: Physical Training at 0600 every morning, participating in campus activities
such as Saturday at Sam, March to the Grave ceremonies, Veterans Day ceremonies, and
leading/training freshmen and sophomore cadets in the ways of becoming leaders within the
program and outside of it as well.
Alpha Sigma Pi Spring 2016 – 2 018
Alpha Sigma Pi is a National Society of Leadership and Success that includes top students from
American colleges nationwide. As a member of this organization, I was given the opportunity to
gain leadership skills from successful leaders including authors, politicians, and motivational
speakers. I also received thousands of dollars in scholarships and wards for academic excellence,
as well as participating in the organization’s mentorship program, which inspired me to establish
a mentorship program at my university’s chapter that has now become the foundation of the
chapter’s mentorship of their members.
Active Minds Spring 2016 –2018
The mission of Active minds is to raise awareness about mental health disorders and encourage
students to seek help or advice when needed. They also seek to encourage stress relief and
personal advancement. As a member, I led and participated in various campus wide events that
were aimed at the organization’s goal of raising awareness about mental health including
conferences held on campus, support groups, and served as an advisor for the organization’s
Bearkat History Club Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
The Bearkat History Club is a student club built around expanding historical beyond the
university classroom. BHC keeps up a high paced schedule every semester, usually including
two to three film nights, two field trips to historical sights, and also invites a visiting speaker to
deliver a topical lecture once a year.
Sam Houston Association of Medically Oriented Students Fall 2015 – Spring 2018
This organization is composed of students who are dedicated and disciplined in preparing for
their future in the health and medical field. Each semester we participated in fundraising efforts
for the College of Sciences and volunteered at various events including blood drives and food
and clothing drives. Members were required to obtain 15 hours of community service every
semester and attend seminars hosted by the College of Sciences that were focused on Biomedical
Studies and research.
Honors and Awards
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
Cadet of the Year (2017, 2018)
Graduation with Highest Honors, Honors College
Academic Distinction in Biology
Presidents List – 3 Semesters
Dean’s List – 8 Semesters
Army Good Conduct Medal
Army Service Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Research Procedures: Gel electrophoresis, bacteria plating, Gram stain, preparing mixtures,
running reactions, pipetting, chromatography, collecting/analyzing data, preparing reports, PCR,
DNA Sequencing, Plasmid isolation
Research Equipment: Ultracentrifuge, spectrometer, light microscope, autoclave, DNA
Microsoft Office Programs: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe
Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat
Certifications: CPR, BLS, Certified Medic (EMT), CMSS, CMSA, Blackboard Learning
Electronic Medical Records Systems: Allscripts TouchWorks, Epic Systems, eClinicalWorks,
Languages: English, French, Kru, Bassa
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