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Antonio J. Suarez

Pharmacy Health Care Professional

Summary

Pharmacy student with technical experience in statistical programs and techniques, as well as leadership experience with group projects and student associations, looking to gain experience in pharmacy practice, pharmacology, and health information systems. 

Education

Aug 2015Present

Doctor of Pharmacy

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy

Learning and applying concepts from physical, biological, and health sciences to understanding how medications are created, how they work, and how to help patients use them in accordance to evidence-based best practices. This core curriculum is complimented by direct interaction with professional organizations and events, as well as learning about public policy related to health.

20102011

Master of Public Health in Biostatistics

Universidad de Puerto Rico: Recinto de Ciencias Medicas

Learned and practiced applying statistical techniques such as normal z tests, student t tests, ANOVA, statistical power, sample size calculation, and regression analysis. The capstone or this program was a collaborative research project, completed over 5 months as part of a 18 person team consisting of the graduation candidates for the MPH Biostatistics and MPH Epidemiology programs. The focus of the project was the factors associated with the utilization of mental health services in the adult population of Puerto Rico for the years 2004-2005. 

20042010

Bachelor of Science

Universidad de Puerto Rico: Recinto de Rio Piedras 

Courses include Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Calculus, C++ Programming, Zoology, Statistics, Environmental Science, Finance, Banking, Economics, Accounting, Psychology, and Political Science

Work History

Mar 2012Jul 2015

Office Manager

Lily Realty

Maintained real estate listings in 2 online listing sites, as well as internal company records. Managed company correspondence online with clients, bank contacts, and other stakeholders. 

Aug 2010May 2011

Research Assistant

Universidad de Puerto Rico: Recinto de Ciencias Médicas 

Documented questionnaires administered to evaluate a presentation or work shop organized by the institute, basic statistical tests were performed to evaluate participant understanding. For surveys of ongoing projects, scripted interviews were conducted by phone. 

Certifications

Feb 2016

Bone Density Screening

Nova Southeastern University

A training video describes the process of helping a patient use specialized equipment to receive a preliminary reading of bone density. A simulation in which a professor posed as a patient served as a practice exercise. The training was complimented with a live bone density screening activity with real patients as part of a health fair at Hendry Regional Medical Center.

Dec 2015

What you need to know about bloodborne pathogens for 2015

Pharmacist's Letter Training Course

Online articles presented current best practices in safety in handling sitations in which one could be exposed blood-borne pathogens, in vivo and in vitro. 

Aug 2015

Student HIPPAA Privacy, Security, and Research Training

Nova Southeastern University

Guided online presentations describe student obligations and potential liabilities when handling patient specific health information.

Aug 2014

R Programming

Johns Hopkins University, via Coursera.com

The course covers practical issues in statistical computing which includes programming in R, reading data into R, accessing R packages, writing R functions, debugging, profiling R code, and organizing and commenting R code.

Jul 2014

The Data Scientist's Toolbox

Johns Hopkins University, via Coursera.com

The course gives an overview of the data, questions, and tools that data analysts and data scientists work with, including a practical introduction to the tools that data scientists use, such as version control, markdown, git, GitHub, R, and RStudio.

Dec 2011

Interdisciplinary Training 

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Series of questionnaires and webcasts which disseminated information about resources for and about people with developmental deficits. Online polls stimulated discussion at scheduled events.

Skills

Languages (English and Spanish)

Fully Bilingual

Statistical Software (R, STATA, EPIINFO)

Academic exercises utilizing the software to receive statistical data, find summary values, draw inferences to population values using statistical tests and regression analysis.

Honors

Leadership Award, from University of PR: Medical Sciences Campus (2011)

Service / Professional Affiliations

Current

NSU Palm Beach Campus Student Government Association (Academic Senator)

NSU Dean's Ambassadors

American Pharmacists Association

Past

UPR: RCM Biostatistics and Epidemiology Students Association (President, 2010-2011)

Activities

NSU Class of 2017 Pinning Ceremony (April 14, 2016)

NSU invites the Palm Beach County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (October 12, 2016)

References

Furnished Upon Request