Currently, she is an assistant professor in the occupational therapy program at her alma mater, Washington University. She teaches an introductory course on assistive technology, along with mentoring students and conducting research. Kerri lives in a home in St. Louis with her wife Morgan and service dog Twix. Disability Kerri was diagnosed with transverse myelitis at the age
Im a loving wife to husband, Jason Jarrard and mother to son, Gavin (18) and stepdaughter, Ashleigh (15). I have always loved beautiful smiles and gorgeous teeth. In the fall 2004, I went to Olympia Career Institute to become a dental assistant, finished top of my class. I completed one month internship with Oral Surgeon, Dr Hyland. My professional journey started in June 2004, working with Dr. Ken Beadling D.D.S.
For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be an Orthodontist. Since freshman year when I first heard about the senior project, I have always known that I wanted to do mine on job shadowing my Orthodontist, Dr. Chaffee. Mike Chaffee and my mom both went to Texas A&M University, so they have always been close since I first got my braces in the 6th grade. Since then we have always talked about my senior project and how he would help me every step of the way. I want my paper and my job shadowing project to give me an inside look on what it is truly like to be an Orthodontist.
Last week, we had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Julie Nickerson, a Junior at Simmons College. Nickerson is currently pursuing a double major in Business Management as well as Public Relations, Marketing & Communications and a minor in health care management at Simmons. Nickerson has built her career over a variety of roles ranging from interning at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts last summer, to currently working for Simmons College as a Student Worker in the Academic Programs Office. We wanted to get to know Nickerson more, so we asked her a couple of questions regarding her college decision and life post-graduation: Where did you grow up? Answer: I grew up in Hingham Massachusetts, where I have lived for
When the class was instructed to interview someone that’s career was of interest to us I thought of Maria right away. Maria Wydra has been a staff psychologist at Towson Universities counseling center for three years, making her general field to be psychology. In her role at the counseling center she also coordinates the sexual assault services along with training and education and working with Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE). Ms. Wydra first went to college for her undergraduate degree in art and English literature. She then worked for ten years in publishing and public relations.
Participants are required to obtain a minimum of ninety hours in a healthcare environment. I spent numerous hours wrapping, stretching, and icing athletes before and after practices and games under the supervision of the school athletic trainer. Before the end of my first year in the program, I was encouraged to apply to be a volunteer at the Baton Rouge General Hospital. That summer, I worked for a few hours every Wednesday in the oncology department. Even though the job merely entailed answering phone calls and bringing ice water to patients, I thoroughly enjoyed what I was doing.
I started wanting to be pharmacist since it was very good profession in itself with a good salary. One other reason being my parents who were both working in the pharmacy gave me convincing talks about that job. So I decided to give it a try that is how I got into the internship program from my high school for shadowing a pharmacist in a Walgreens. There I learned how to be a pharmacy technician. From that experience I received my first pharmacy technician job at Rxperts Pharmacy.
I have intentions to work at a teaching hospital as part of a post-graduate program. I have commenced my educational journey by participating in a variety of courses offered by my school. I have registered for and am participating in a Pharmacy Technician Certification Program. I have also undertaken duel-enrollment
Over the Christmas break I was introduced to the Nurse Educator in the ICU at Toronto Western, I followed up with her in January and was able to complete a number of observational shifts in the ICU to enhance learning and understanding of what is required to work in a CC setting. Currently, I am completing my 3rd year community placement at The Hospital for Sick Children, and have reapplied to complete my 4th year consolidation there. I selected Operating Room and Perioperative care as my first choice of units to be placed. By completing my consolidation in the AC or CC areas I will gain valuable experience which will facilitate in procuring a position in these areas after graduation. I have also applied for a summer position at the hospital as a clinical extern, which will hopefully assist in gain a consolidation position at SickKids in year 4.