Courtney Lish

Courtney Lish


Aug 2010 - Present

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Studies

University of Alabama

Major: Food and Nutrition; Concentration in Nutritional Sciences

Minor: Biological Sciences. Pursuing Pre-Dental Track

Current GPA: 3.66/4.0

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Residential Advisor

University of Alabama
  • Plan and organize academically oriented events for students living in the residence halls.
  • Serve as an on-call staff member to attend to any emergencies or situations requiring immediate attention.
  • Enforce Student Code of Conduct within residence halls.
  • Form personal relationships with residents and assist them in their times of need.
May 2012 - Aug 2012


Legacy Dentistry
  • Observed dentist in the early stages of their office establishment.
  • Assisted dentist in basic dental procedures.
  • Sterilized office equipment.
Jan 2012 - May 2012


University General Dentistry
  • Observed three separate dentists who participate in a joint practice.
  • Developed a better understanding of the demands of general dentistry.
  • Assisted in standard sterilization procedures.
May 2011 - Aug 2011


Valant Orthodontics
  • Gained first-hand experience in the field of orthodontics.
  • Served as an orthodontic assistant and clerical worker.
  • Established good working and interpersonal relationships with staff and patients.
Aug 2010 - May 2011

Undergraduate Researcher

Caldwell Research Lab
  • Assisted graduate research student in studies concerning Parkinson's disease.
  • Studied the nuero-protective function of the C. Elegen gene F16A11.2.
  • Researched the neurodegenerative effects of S. Venezuela bacterial strain.

Community Service Organizations

Hats for Hope (2012-present)

Tuscaloosa Baby College- (2011-present)

Work Philosophy

"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart..."

                      -Colossians 3:23

University Activities

  • Alabama Kayaking Club (2012-present)
  • Honors College Running Club (2011-present)
    • New Orleans Rock & Roll Half-Marathon Finisher 
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Society (2010-present)
  • Pre-Dental Society (2010-present)
  • University of Alabama Honors College (2010-present)


Short Term Goals:

·To obtain at least a 3.7 GPA.

·To maintain membership in the University of Alabama Honors College.

·To maintain leadership positions in current organizations and pursue further involvement.

·To establish a dental oriented mission’s organization at the University of Alabama.

Long Term Goals:

·To gain admission into a prestigious dental school and pursue a career in dentistry.

·To maintain involvement in missions oriented dental organizations throughout career.


Deans List- Spring 2011-present

UA Scholar- August 2010-May 2014