Bartender at The Glass Jug Beer Lab
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Location: Durham, NC, USA
School: Duke University
Field of study: Pathologists' Assistant

Bartender at The Glass Jug Beer Lab

JESSICA K. MCMAHON, MLS (ASCP)
3611 University Dr. Apt 06A  Durham, NC. 27707  ------------  ------------
EDUCATION
Duke University Durham, NC
Master of Health Science August 2022
Major: Pathologists’ Assistant

University of Delaware Newark, DE
Honors Bachelor of Science May 2018
Major: Medical Laboratory Science; Minors: Forensic Science, Biological Sciences
GPA: 3.67
Honors: Honors Program; The National Society of Leadership and Success; Alpha Phi Omega Member; National Society of Collegiate Scholars Member; American Chemical Society; Dean’s List Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018

EARLY WORK EXPERIENCE
Jim’s Pizza Windsor, CT
Hostess and Server/ May 2016-August 2016
• Provide high caliber service to our loyal clientele
• Educate patrons on daily specials as well as all menu items
• Answer questions about dish preparation and restaurant accommodations
• Offer recommendations on menu items and pairings
• Provide personal and attentive service to the customer
• Navigate ordering and register systems to ensure accurate and timely service
WORK EXPERIENCE k
Christiana Care Health System- Microbiology Laboratory Newark, DE
Medical Laboratory Scientist / June 2018- July 2020
• Processing incoming specimens for viral, bacterial, fungal and immunological testing
• Reading gram stains for immediate detection of possible bacterial infection
• Performing rapid bacterial and viral tests on hospital inpatients as well as outpatient specimens
• Utilizing PCR and MALDI-TOF technology to quickly identify species of bacteria
• Working up cultures of sterile bodily fluids for bacterial identification and specification
• Performing susceptibilities to determine antibiotics and dosage able to treat each bacterial isolate
• Communicate with physicians, pharmacists, and surgeons to determine best course of treatment for patients
• Collaborate with doctors to facilitate supplementary specimen testing
Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Newark, DE
Summer Scholar at the University of Delaware / May 2017 – August 2017
• Research published at oral presentation at Nutrition 2018 in Boston
• Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension research project with mentor
• Provide a better understanding of how high and low fructose diets may affect the integrity of the cardiovascular system, the development of high blood pressure and cognitive function
• Assessment of the effect of tart cherry juice on biomarkers of vascular function
• Indicate biomarkers of inflammation, oxidative stress and endothelial function, and how each plays a role in the regulation of vascular function and blood pressure
• Perform biomarker testing on patient samples to determine clinically significant changes over the study
The Travelers’ Companies - Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Windsor, CT
Laboratory Intern / January 2015; June 2015-August 2015; May 2016-August 2016
• Weighing and making filters in the lab to be sent out to clients for sampling of employee exposure in the workplace
• Reweighing received employee samples sent into the laboratory for analysis to prevent workplace acquired illness
• Measure radon concentration in test canisters using laboratory machinery and computer programs
• Collaborating with and cross-checking the work of other technicians in the laboratory
• Assign sampling inventory to be sent out to various facilities along with customer discussions during sample analysis

The Atlantis Project Zaragoza, Spain
Intern-Student / January- February 2017
• Study pathological reasoning and applications to surgical procedures
• Observing public health doctors at the Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet through their daily practices
• Shadowing doctors of orthopedic surgery, traumatology, urology and rehabilitation, while gaining international perspective through the European universal healthcare system
• Conduct research analyzing the healthcare system differences between the United States and Spain
• Collaborating with the local doctors of each department to improve their English speaking abilities
University of Delaware Partners in Health Engage Newark, DE
Treasurer/Community Building Committee Chair / August 2016- May 2018
• Monitor and organize club finances/funding/budget and collaborate with the University of Delaware
• Collaborate with the president of the club to organize meetings to plan and organize fundraisers
• Promote PIH Engage and the Pleebo Health Center in Maryland County, Liberia across the UDEL campus
• Advocate for the national PIH Engage Organization to raise awareness nationwide
• Coordinate fundraising events with University of Delaware faculty and staff to raise awareness of disparity in healthcare