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Conferred in 2014 University of Southern California
Masters of Public Health (GPA 3.60) Los Angeles, CA
Conferred in 2011 University of California, Berkeley
B.A. Sociology (GPA 3.76) Berkeley, CA
July 2014 – November 2014 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
Project Coordinator (Center for Innovation to Implementation) Menlo Park, CA
! Assisted in the development, operationalization, and piloting of a multi-aimed scientific research study looking to better
understand why some Veterans are more or less likely to seek mental health treatment in an emergency department or inpatient
! Developed a recruitment database for the study tracking all participant communications, consent, interview schedule, unique
participant identification numbers, and respondent’s contact information.
! Was responsible for updating, and reporting all study changes to the Internal Review Board (IRB).
! Developed and implementing a code book for a substance use and personality based study looking to measure the efficacy of
two domiciliary programs (First Step and Homeless Veteran’s Rehabilitation Program).
! Assisted in the coding of multiple transcripts for a qualitative study looking to better understand risk factors of recidivism and
available resources for Veterans who have been previously incarcerated.
November 2013 – May 2014 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Research Assistant (Department of Adolescent Medicine) Los Angeles, CA
! Assisted in the development, operationalization, piloting, execution, and analytic support (quantitative and qualitative) on three
scientific research studies addressing the unique needs and perceptions of adolescents as they transitioned from a medical home
to adult-care services.
! Responsible for reviewing, interpreting, and analyzing results while quantifying them in an illustrated format.
! Assisted in the development and programming of a quantitative survey assessing baseline and goal attainment through
instruments focusing on the following constructs: demographics, relationship with parents, religion/ spirituality, school
performance and goals, autonomy, transition, progress/ efficacy, Healthcare Utilization, Knowledge of Adult Care, Knowledge
of Insurance, Health status/ disease, barriers to adherence, resilience, disclosure of health status, fertility/ future planning, sexual
behaviors, stress/ self-efficacy, depression and anxiety, and drug/ alcohol use.
! Organized literature review and summarized findings regarding barriers to communication, perceptions of legacy, and issues
pertaining to reproductive health in children, adolescents, and young adults who are living with a chronic condition.
! Assisted in the development, operationalization, piloting, recruiting, consenting, and interviewing of patients looking to better
understand how young adults and adolescents disclose their health condition to family members (immediate/extended), friends,
classmates, co-workers, administrators/ teachers/ nurses/ coaches, intimate partners, and persons met online/ e-communities.
! Trained co-workers on techniques pertaining to qualitative interviewing.
! Implemented and tracked incentives for multiple community-based research studies.
! Coordinated monthly Community-Board and Parent meetings.
September 2010 – May 2011 University of California, Berkeley
Research Assistant (Social Psychology Laboratory) Berkeley, CA
" Coordinated with doctoral students to conduct and implement ten different PhD dissertation projects.
! Assisted with archival research and article summaries for two research projects.
! Acted as a planted informant for an in-person study assessing affect regulation in moments of success.
! Coded 35 videos pertaining to environmental awareness.
August 2011 – May 2012 Grant Elementary School/ Los Angeles Unified School District
Social Work Mental Health Intern Los Angeles, CA
! Served as instructor in the Kindergarten Intervention Program (K.I.P.) which assists children with coping difficulties to help
them remain in kindergarten classrooms.
! Administered biopsychosocial assessments for clients in kindergarten and first grade.
! Led individual and group-based clinical interventions for parents, and child with reported behavioral issues.
2. COX, JARAD
! Utilized play therapy, art therapy, and cognitive behavioral techniques for skill acquisition in areas of affect regulation, social
skills development, and to decrease client’s reported levels of anxiety and stress.
! Worked with PSA Counselor, Assistant Principle, School Psychologist, and Psychiatric Social Worker to identify children in
need of services.
! Coordinated social services for families, such as housing/rent, medical services, healthcare, school supplies, clothing, food, and
! Consented parents and recruited students to participate in the program.
! Organized and implemented Box Tops for Education program at the school, which raised over $350 in three months.
! Held disciplinary meetings with students and PSA counselor to resolve interpersonal conflicts between students.
March 2010 – March 2011 Exhale
Crisis Talkline Counselor Oakland, CA
! Provided counseling according to Exhale’s “Talk Therapy” model in speaking to women whom have had an abortion and to their
family and friends.
! Provided referrals to men and women who were in need of mental health, alcohol/drug abuse, suicide support, health and wellness,
religious/ spiritual, and medical services.
July 2012 – May 2014 University of Southern California
Assistant Resident Coordinator Los Angeles, CA
! Provided direct, live-in supervision to two, 12-person Resident Assistant (RA) staff teams who were directly responsible for
implementing building-wide and floor-specific programming, community development, paraprofessional counseling, wellness
checks, mental health interventions, fundraising, resourcing, and personal and academic support for 712 students.
! Organized and advised Building Government consisting of 30 volunteers over a two-year period.
! Oversaw the funding, conceptualization, operationalization, and evaluation of more than 65 programs and events serving more
than 1,400 residents.
! Reduced conduct incidents by 45% from year 2012/2013 to 2013/2014 through for effective data collection and improved
! Budgeted, and tracked all of the Building Government’s and RA’s program-related expenses.
! Developed all training material for the Building Government including chair responsibilities, election process, funding
applications, phone directory, emergency documents and procedures, and budget/ recurrent card.
! Created and implemented training materials for each RA team on topics such as assessment, program evaluation,
marketing/advertising, fundraising, scheduling, paraprofessional counseling skills, conflict resolution, and event planning.
! Introduced and tracked USC’s first-ever Incident Resident Ratio and Relative Risk for documentable incidents for the
Residential Education Department
May 2005 – July 2009 Universal Studios, Hollywood
Operations Sales Supervisor Universal City, CA
! Created and implemented a point of sales tracking report highlighting special events, projections, and sales disparities between
previous sales data on daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual bases.
! Created additional sales reports and tracking logs focusing on new product trends (valet rates, carwash, parking rates, movie
deals, special events, media events, holiday traffic, etc).
! Authored training material and SOP (standard operating procedures) for current and newly hired parking employees.
! Trained director, managers, and fellow supervisors on how to interpret and prepare sales reports.
! Maintained and reported all operational revenue and sales information grossing $24 million to company executives, upper
management, and finance.
! Monitored and supervised 47 employees’ sales transactions and resolved all cash discrepancies.
! Served as the department’s accounts payable representative, and processed all operational invoices. Worked with finance to
ensure correct ledger allocation.
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August 2011 – 2012 University of Southern California
Senator for the Graduate Student Government Los Angeles, CA
! Served as a liaison between the Graduate Student Government and the School of Social Work’s E-Board.
! Organized and actualized USC’s first ever Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Graduate School 101 consisting of 11
graduate students from ten different disciplines.
! Assisted in the relabeling, mapping, and advocacy efforts to change all single-stalled restrooms on campus to gender-neutral
! Coordinated monthly social events for the LGBT Concerns Committee.
August 2011 – 2012 University of Southern California
LGBT Peer Mentor Los Angeles, CA
! Worked weekly with an undergraduate from USC in developing skills in areas such as time management skills, academic goals,
increased social involvement, queer development, and positive self- identity.
! Linked student to resources to help them succeed at USC (student support and advocacy, social support group, mindfulness exercises).
January 2009 – May 2009 Bienestar
Volunteer Los Angeles, CA
! Assisted Case Managers with maintaining and organizing client records and ensuring all need-based referrals were correctly processed.
! Created and developed a resource binder for the clinic highlighting HIV/STI testing sites, mental health services, medical clinics,
support groups, and various LGBT resources.
! Assisted Case Managers with client and documentation preparations for annual county audits.
ACADEMIC/ PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
! Order of Arete at USC for Leadership and Volunteerism ▪ Building Government of the Year (Advisor) (2012-2013)
! Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship – Maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5 ▪ Phi Alpha – USC’s Social Work Honors Society
! Alpha Kappa Delta - UC Berkeley’s Sociology Honors Society ▪ Dean’s List (UC Berkeley)
! Graduate Student Government Senator of the Month (April 2012) ▪ Smart Cookie Award – USC ResEd Maintaining above a 3.5 GPA
! Microsoft Office including Access ▪ Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
! Atlas.ti ▪ REDCap
! Qualtrics ▪ EndNote
! Certified Motivational Interviewer
! Completed multiple trainings for ethical human subjects research, including privacy and data security, patient safety, and HIPPA compliance
when working with Protected Health Information (PHI).