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Mina Awad

Student at University of California, San Diego

Summary

I am a very organized and hardworking person with aspirations of becoming an OB/GYN. I have faced many obstacles in my life, in which have shaped me to be the person I am today. I am capable of taking on tasks and organizing my time well enough to accomplish all my work. I am also very open to new experiences, and learning more about the different fields and aspects of science and medicine.

Objective

To pursue a career in the medical field and to gain as much background knowledge on different aspects of the field. 

Skills

Hospital Intern

I have a varied knowledge in different hospital techniques such as patient ambulation, bed baths, oral care, priming feeding tubes, bedside manners, scribing for births, and taking vitals etc.  Certificate Available. 

Lab Techniques

I have a basic knowledge in using micropipettes, gel electrophoresis, growing cell cultures etc. Certificate Available.

Computer Graphics

I took two semesters in high school of Computer Graphics. I know a basic knowledge in Poser, Photoshop, and Bryce. Certificate Available.

Piano

I have been playing since April 2011. My favorite composers are Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Bach. I love classical music mostly but also love to play modern music as well.

Artist

I have done many works of art in both oil and acrylic paint although I prefer oil paint.

Work experience

Jun 2015Sep 2015

Lab Assistant

UCSD Rancho Bernardo Study

I worked on two studies, the MRI study and MrOs Study. I processed lab for both studies simultaneously by centrifuging and aliquotting blood and urine. Took height and weight measurements on participants in the MRI study, as well as preparing medical charts and filing/faxing documents. I worked four hours, five days a week.


Sep 2012Nov 2013

Pathmaker Internship Intern

Palomar Health

Worked alongside nurses as an intern. Assisting patients in what they needed, observed countless procedures such as; C-sections, vaginal births, circumcisions, spinal taps, catheter insertions etc. I worked four hours a week.

Aug 2005May 2013

Administrative Assistant

Almanar Modern School (MCC)

I filed documents, helped with art projects, and made copies for homework assignments. I volunteered for the first five years of working there, then was hired as an administrative assistant due to my dedication to the school. I worked 3.5 hours a week.

Oct 2012Oct 2012

Urology Volunteer

Urology at Scripps Hospital in Encinitas

I organized patient surveys by converting them onto the computer patient database and made follow up phone calls.  I worked four hours, one day a week for three weeks.

Jun 2011Aug 2011

Physical Therapy Volunteer

Core Orthopedic Medical Center

Observed Therapy sessions, helped clean beds and did laundry. I worked five hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer.

Education

Sep 2015Present

Bachelors of Science

University of California, San Diego
Human Biology Major
Sep 2011Sep 2015

Transfer

San Diego Miramar College

Human Biology Major, University-Link Program to UCSD