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American University, College of Arts & Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Cumulative GPA: 3.73
Dean’s List, American University
Mathias Undergraduate Research Award, American University
Washington, DC
May 2015
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Hospital School Program Tutor: Pediatrics Unit
September 2014 –Present
 Provides one-on-one multi-disciplinary tutoring to patients ages 5-18
 Brings “the classroom” to children housed in the Pediatrics Unit whom are unable to attend school due to illness
Housing & Dining Programs, American University
Washington, DC
Resident Assistant – Cassell Hall
August 2013 - Present
 Host events in order to promote the four pillars of American University’s Residential Education Values
 Represent American University with integrity and professionalism when working with residents & other external
 Strengthen team-working and communication skills in a professional setting by working with other people
Kaplan Test Prep
Washington, DC
Campus Representative
November 2013-April 2014
 Marketed and managed the Kaplan brand at American University in order to provide students with ample
opportunities to succeed in standardized tests beyond the Undergraduate level.
Biology Department, American University
Washington, DC
Teaching Assistant
January 2013 – Present
 Host review sessions, aid in laboratory procedures, and foster the learning of pre-medical and honors Biology
students as a flexible and approachable resource
Department of Neuroscience, American University
Washington, DC
Undergraduate Researcher
May 2013 – Present
 Research the inflammatory response within the brain following brain injury
 Practice fundamental laboratory techniques including Immunohistochemistry and cross sectioning
Office of Campus Life, American University
Washington, DC
Orientation Leader
June 2012-August 2012
 Honed and demonstrated multicultural competence with enthusiasm
 Oriented over 1,500 new students to American University through personal leadership and civic engagement
Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Society, American University
Founding Member
Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, American University
Founding Colony Member
Washington, DC
August 2012-May 2013
Washington, DC
January 2013-Present
Direct & maintain club internal and external communication; email, newsletters, status updates, etc.
Manage the member database, create forms to collect data, record meeting minutes and attendance
 MS Office: Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, & Word
 Volunteer: Children’s National Medical Center, The American Red Cross
 Language: Spanish (conversational)