Katy Britton Resume
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Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
School: North Carolina State University
Major: Biological Sciences

Katy Britton Resume

Katy Britton
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Enthusiastic and determined graduated student with thorough experience in the fields of medicine, research, animal care, nutrition, and public health. Gained valuable communication, listening, and empathic abilities through my nurse aide, SPCA volunteering, and hospital volunteering experiences. Animal experience through the SPCA and in the lab has cultivated a deep passion for animal care and welfare with the future goal of Vet School. Currently seeking animal care and veterinary experience in the RTP area.

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina August 2015 - May 2019
• Bachelor of Science in Human Biology - Dean’s List every semester
• Minor in Nutrition and Psychology
• GPA: 4.0/4.0

Nurse Aide I Certification, Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC July 2017 - August 2017
• Completed over 100 hours of classes and clinical training at WakeMed to receive certification
• Basic life support, CPR, and automated external defibrillator certified
• Interacted closely with patients developing strong interpersonal skills and empathy
• Acquired thorough knowledge of medical terminology, clinical documentation, and vital sign recording (heart rate, blood pressure, respiration)

Animal Care Volunteer, SPCA of Wake County, Raleigh, NC October 2013 - August 2015
• Provided care for animals (cats, dogs, and rabbits of all ages) in the shelter including feeding, walking, playing, and socializing with positive reinforcement to prep for adoption
• Performed thorough cleaning and sanitization of cat rooms and dog rooms daily
• Assisted visitors in safe and appropriate interactions with different animals at the shelter
• Observed and evaluated behavior in animals to ensure health and safety

SNAP-Ed Intern, NC Steps to Health, Raleigh, NC December 2018 – May 2019
• Planned, organized, and implemented lessons for kids and adult nutrition education sessions
• Purchased and prepared nutritious meals for over a hundred kids and adults to sample
• Led engaging nutrition and physical activity classes for children and adults

Emergency and Children’s Department Volunteer, WakeMed Raleigh Hospital May 2016 - March 2018
• Aided registration activities and communication between visitors and patients
• Made rounds in Emergency and Children’s Department offering general assistance to patients and nurses
• Set up and coordinated activities with children

Research Assistant, NC State University Biology Department, Raleigh, NC August 2016 - July 2017
• Conducted independent research in neurobiology on the cortisol hormone in a Bluehead Wrasse fish model
• Learned proper pipetting, DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, data analysis, and lab safety techniques
• Presented individual poster of research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium alongside 431 other students

Study Abroad, Medical Assistant in Belize May 2017 - June 2017
• Learned about global public health, common global diseases, and challenges in the field
• Implemented global health knowledge by treating medical concerns for over 500 residents in Belize alongside local doctors
• Gained and refined medical Spanish through interactions with patients in clinics
• Wrote a global health proposal on the prevention of stillbirth in Djibouti, Africa

Founder and Co-President, AMWHO NCSU August 2017 - Present
• Facilitated and coordinated meetings with eight other executive board members
• Attended the 2017 international conference at Emory University on climate change with over a hundred attendees
• Engaged in mock World Health debates to create policy about climate change

Certifications: CITI Responsible Conduct of Research Certified (August 2018), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) I certification (August 2017), Microsoft Office Specialist Certified in Word and Powerpoint (May 2016), CPR, BLS
Animal care: Animal socialization, use of positive reinforcement training, dog walking and leash training, passionate love for animals

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