Kiarash R.

$9.00 / hr

The strengths that I bring to the table are perseverance, experience, time management, and aspiration. As you can see from my resume, I bring with me a vast amount of experiences that show the other three strengths that I have listed. My experience has taught me efficient time management skills along with the perseverance of pushing through life's daily obstacles to reach the peak of my potential. As far as my aspirations, I have climbed from the bottom of to totem pole to gain my Bachelor's degree, then went on to complete a 2 year Master's program (UF's Master of Public Health) in 1 year's time. The c ombination of these 4 strengths will allow me to be successful and strive for greatness with all of my work to meet my ultimate goal of becoming a practicing Nurse Practitioner. ... more

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Graduate Assistant

Gatorwell Health Promotion Services

Apr 2015 - Aug 2015

- Volunteer graduate assistant under Dr. Jane Emmeree. Collaborated with cross-functional teams of health care professionals to deliver community outreach on healthcare issues. Identified community priorities, reviewed literature, supervised study design and implementation, data collection, and communication of research results through reports, presentations, tables, and graphics. - Collaborated with project team STRIVE to engage m en in interpersonal violence prevention and sexual assault education; developed presentation on Healthy Gators 2015 E-cigarette survey. - Developed and implemented student health campaign promoting better sleep habits. ... more

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Research Assistant

Dept. of Behavioral Science & Community Health

Dec 2014 - Aug 2015

- Interfaced with other research assistants as member of Dr. Mark Hart’s research team. Gathered and analyzed data and drew conclusions for projects in community health. - Conducted full needs assessment on 3 of 25 total Florida counties with largest frequency of health disparities and poverty levels. - Performed key informant interviews, assessed local available resources and the need for further CBOs (Community Based Organization s) to combat healthcare disparities. ... more

Research Assistant

Shands Hospital

Nov 2012 - Aug 2015

- Conducted research activities in the McKnight Brain Institute within the labs of Dr. David Fuller and Dr. Brent Reynolds. Managed data entry under Phuong Deleroyelle in McKnight Brain Institute. - Assisted in analysis of neurophysiological data and in providing surgical and post-operative care. - Collaborated with Dr. Reynolds to characterize method of separating in-vitro cultured human neurons from astrocytes to yield pure neuro n populations. ... more

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Home Health Aide

Private Homeowner/ Patient

Nov 2014 - May 2015

- Provided in home care to an elderly disabled (wheelchair bound) patient ailed by neurological, renal, urological disorders. During this time, I gained my first experiences as a CNA (following the completion of my CNA License). I aided in daily care that involved bathing, grooming, toilet use, meal preparation, medications, transferring (nightly and in the morning) from bed and other locations around home, grocery shopping, doctor 's appointments, housekeeping, orthopedic & palliative care, as well as post-surgical recovery care. This was one of my most rewarding experiences and what ultimately led me to my career goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner. I was very sad to leave this job and move on to the next chapter in my life, but thankful for the experience! ... more

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Teaching Assistant

Department of Microbiology & Cell Science

Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

- Oversaw student work in microbiology lab and provided hands-on assistance and training to students. - Designed lab activities, explained procedures, and assessed student performance

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Graduate Assistant

Annual Giving Team, UF Health Office of Development

Apr 2013 - Nov 2014

- Trained in aspects of development and fundraising, special events planning and management, and marketing and public relations in the healthcare field. - Managed specific development efforts, including capital campaign, direct mail, grateful patient giving, annual giving, and major gifts. - Developed special event fundraisers for 30+ attendees and led other development efforts.

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Volunteer Transporter

Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Apr 2014 - Oct 2014

- Volunteer at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Gainesville, providing transport to and from appointments at the local VA Medical Center. This experience provided me with the ability to transport patients to the hospital from their private homes. I was able to gain my first experiences as a volunteer and with patients.

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Shadowing Intern

ORLANDO HEALTH & CENTRAL FLORIDA REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Apr 2011 - Aug 2014

- Gained experience in hospital and primary care procedures through observations with physicians in cardiology, public health, and neuroscience. Observed diagnostic testing and interacted with patients.

Certifications / Licenses
certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

certification

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Education

Master of Public Health concentrated in Social & Behavioral Sciences

2014 - 2015 Gainesville FL

Bachelor's of Science in Microbiology & Cell Science

2012 - 2014 Gainesville FL