Laura E. Chitwood

  • Charlotte, NC
Laura E. Chitwood

Bachelors of Science, Biochemistry 

Objective

To obtain an oncology research specialist position in a hospital in order to provide technical support and utilize my research, leadership, and organizational skills.

Education

Education

Honors and Awards

  • Honors Scholar - All University Honors
  • Presidential Scholar
  • Student Government Association - Student Justice (2013 - 2014)
  • Deans List (Fall 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Top 10 in high school graduating class
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Voted "Most Likely to Succeed"

Research Experience

High Point University, Department of Chemistry

High Point, NC, United States                                                            Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

  • Conducted original biochemical research in cell culture under the mentorship of Dr. Heather Miller
  • Presented research in undergraduate poster session at SERMACS 2014; project titled, "Tat Specific Factor 1's role in insulin signaling"

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Administrative Assistant

Miller Eagle Associates CPA PA
  • Effectively provided administrative support and customer service
  • Received telephone calls and directed to necessary employees
  • Maintained office filing system and handled incoming mail
  • Managed banking, billing, and sensitive financial information
  • Assembled and organized tax returns for clients
  • Collected, compiled, and arranged reports and tax returns
  • Organized and maintained electronic client files and records
Jan 2013 - Sep 2013

Assistant Laboratory Manager

High Point University, Department of Chemistry
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of all research laboratories
  • Entrusted to manage inventory of chemicals, glassware, and supplies
  • Assisted lab manager in setting up lab experiments in the chemistry and physics department
  • Handled sanitation and washing of glassware
  • Established inventory system of laboratory utensils and supplies
May 2010 - Aug 2013

Executive's Assistant

Poteet Printing Systems, LLC
  • Effectively provided administrative support and customer service
  • Organized executive’s confidential personal and business information

  • Served as a liaison between the laboratory and warehouse employees 
  • Received telephone calls and directed to necessary employees
  • Reorganized filing system and maintained inventory 
  • Handled bookkeeping, billing, and invoicing
Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

Teaching Assistant

High Point University, Department of Chemistry
  • Assisted professor in expanding students' learning experiences within the laboratory
  • Provided personal academic support to individuals and groups of students
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of laboratory
  • Entrusted to manage laboratory in professor's absence
  • Supervised students' laboratory etiquette

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2014 - Jun 2015

Bloodborne Pathogens

Emergency Response Solutions Industrial Safety Consultants, Inc.

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Artistic & Creative
  • Film Photography
  • Musical Talent (Piano -16 Years)

References

References

Dr. Heather Miller

Assistant Professor of Chemistry hmiller@highpoint.edu

Roger Poteet

704-904-3378

Dr. Elizabeth McCorquodale

Associate Professor of Chemistry emccorqu@highpoint.edu

Dr. Eric Lewis

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

erlewis@clarion.edu