It starts on the left. Strategize, evaluate and analyze human sciences. Then it moves to the right—taking the facts and sorting them within social interactions. Applying science and interpersonal communication that forms solutions and success to those in need.
Student. Aspiring Speech-Language Pathologist. Optimist. Coffee Addict. Chocolate Lover.
University of Iowa
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Science and Disorders // Minor in Communication Studies // Certificate in Public Health // Expected Spring 2019
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Social Sciences and Community-Based Intern: In a Pediatric Therapy Clinic setting, I collaborate with other teams including administration, volunteers, grants and therapy to generate new ideas and programs. I aide with the creation and development of family support groups as well as implement marketing strategies for these groups and other community events. I promote and participate in staff engagement activities. Through this, I have the opportunity to interact with the diverse families and children we serve.
Undergraduate Research Assistant: I assist in language development and psychology research in order to better understand how we process language and produce speech. This involves assembling equipment to test subjects and maintain the experiment. I examine event-related potentials within brain waves gathered from electrodes to collect results. I help with evaluation and analysis to discover insight and form conclusions.
Health Specialist: I am part of a team that offers 24-hour social/physical service support to a student with disabilities at the University of Iowa. This includes assisting in activities of daily living and situations to fulfill average life needs. I am an administer of prescription drugs, facilitate breathing treatments, and perform physical exercises. This provides physical and emotional support and companionship for the patient.
Unit Head: I was responsible for supervising 75 campers and 20 counselors in a team unit through all of their camp activities, field trips, and programs. I facilitated the staff training program, co-lead bi-weekly staff meetings, and conduct staff evaluations. I was the primary liaison for parents in the unit, and maintain communication through phone calls, emails, and social media.
Volunteer: Simply offered assistance to patients, nurses, and nurse clerks at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic. I restocked and organized medical supplies as well as sanitize and maintain a clean environment.
-I always love a cup of coffee-