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Public Speaking/ Presentations
My public speaking skills are well-developed and have been showcased in many of the presentations that can be found on my VisualCV such as my master's thesis proposal presentation, cultural foods presentation, and seminar presentation.
EPIC medical Record System
Proficient in EPIC medical record systems


Bank of America Chicago Marathon competitor and finisher 2013

I also enjoy cooking and baking utilizing my culinary skills and nutrition knowledge base.

Work experience

Aug 2012Present

Dietetic Intern

Rush University Medical Center

Clinical Nutrition

  • Obtained over 600 hours experience in patient care using the nutrition care process (NCP) with diabetic, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, pediatric, general medicine, oncology, and critical care patients.
  • Obtained over 200 hours experience in outpatient counseling with general medicine, pediatric and bone marrow transplant patients.
  • Served as acting dietitian responsible for the care of patients on the pediatric unit and half of a general medicine adult unit for one month. Responsibilities included supervising two diet technicians, navigating patient medical charts using EPIC medical record system; participating in daily medical team patient rounds, and writing enteral and parenteral nutrition orders


  • Designed a questionnaire on infant feeding practices, collected data from participants, performed data analysis using SPSS software, and presented findings to clinical nutrition faculty and staff.
  • Co-investigator on a study involving the initiation of a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor program at Simpson High School in Chicago, IL for pregnant teenagers and young mothers.

Food Service Management

  • Obtained over 200 hours experience in hospital and cafeteria food service management with a focus on hospitality, production, and patient meal services
Aug 2011May 2012

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Indiana University

Served as an undergraduate teaching assistant for anatomy and food chemistry labs.

Food Chemistry:

Taught 40 students how to apply food chemistry principles to laboratory experiments, developed labs, graded lab assignments, and taught lab sessions


Taught basic anatomy and tutored students on various anatomical systems.


Aug 2012Present

Masters of Science

Rush University Medical Center
Aug 2008May 2012

Bachelors of Science, with honors

Indiana University



Research: Master's Thesis


FoodService Management


Dec 2011Dec 2017

Food Safety Manager