Extensive teaching experience in Natural Science and Healthcare programs. Highly skilled professional with excellent abilities in instruction, development, and management. Hands on experience in healthcare settings with responsibilities including evaluations, interventions, and patient care. Collaborated in curriculum development, student motivation, and positive outcomes. Dedicated, promoting a positive learning environment.
Faculty in Natural Sciences Department: Instructor for Anatomy and Physiology and Environmental Biology. I have used PhysioEx and Wiley software to enhance the understanding of human anatomy and physiology. I have managed courses through WebCT and Blackboard management systems for class work.
Member of Curriculum Development Committee for Biotechnology courses: I have been actively involved for the course development to accomplish objectives of developing course outline, research for academic materials including lectures and labs, and attending seminars in the biotechnology industry.
Instructor for Biology and Environmental biology courses. I have been teaching lecture and lab courses for “Introduction to Biology” and “Environmental Biology” where students apply their theoretical information in a practical manner.
Instructor for Communication Strategies for Healthcare professionals which includes classroom teaching and two-way interactive communication technology.
Instructor in Medical Assistant Program for Medical terminology course. Used Blackboard course management system for student attendance, exams, discussions, and grade reports.
Biology Science Educator in a private school affiliated with the Board of Education. Job duties included delivery of instruction as lectures and labs to high school students. Assisted science major students for college-level testing and examinations.
Research based case study on End-Stage Renal failure and its effect on Cardiovascular system (2001): Subject/Patient’s condition was assessed and examined for 6-8 weeks for data collection and then presented to the health professional team at St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, IL.
Research oriented presentation (2000) on Relationship of weight gain in women going through Estrogen therapy treatment to treat and prevent symptoms of Osteoporosis. Adult females in orthopedic clinical setting were selected and observed for 6-8 weeks by implementing an exercise program at Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora, IL.
Research performed for presentation in physiology courses (1999) on progressive stages of Parkinson’s disease and their effects on patient’s activities of daily life (ADL’s) at Governors State University.
Research on Aids (1994): Transcription and Translation of proteins in HIV virus and presentation in graduate level science fair at Punjabi University, Patiala, India (1994).
Undergraduate students enrolled in the Anatomy and Physiology courses at the College of DuPage have performed research and collected data on several health related issues, conditions, and disorders (2005 to 2009). Some of those topics included:
- Effect of Ultrasound in raising fetal temperature during pregnancy
- Stress and it’s effect on various systems of human body
- Stem cell research and it’s future in genetic engineering
- Diabetes and current research in treatment options
- Traumatic brain injury and it’s variations of symptoms in human beings
- Health South Rehabilitation, Naperville, IL
Included outpatient evaluations and interventions
- Rush-Copley Hospital, Aurora, IL
Outpatient and Inpatient evaluations and interventions
- St. Alexius Medical Center, IL
Acute and Sub-acute physical therapy experience
- Naperville Outpatient PT, Naperville, IL
Outpatient evaluations and interventions
- College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
“Diversity Training: The Ever Evolving Journey toward Intercultural Proficiency”
Member of Curriculum Development Committee for college level science programs.
College in-service participation.
“Science and its Applications” lecture series: Participated in discussion on scientific information on water resources, their usage, and waste management.
Natural and Applied Sciences Faculty and Staff Field trip: Joined faculty members and staff for an outing to Willowbrook Wildlife Center to understand the rehabilitation process of animals.
Member of College of DuPage Adjunct Association: Attended various meetings to discuss the faculty development projects.
Member of Fitness Lab of physical education department at College of DuPage.
- Benedictine University and College of DuPage Lecture Series
Attended Biomathematics Seminar; Perspectives on Modeling Biomedical Phenomena, by: Dr. Evans Afenya of Elmhurst College, IL: Focused on Tumor Growth models and Kinetics, where cell division and growth can be measured by mathematical formulation without using live tissue for research purposes.
- MMMS (Midwest Microscopy and Microanalysis Society) Workshop- Symposium on Microscopy
Participated in this seminar and learned various aspects of electron microscopy for pharmaceutical problem solving in laboratories.
- Naperville School District 204, IL
Project assistant in school classroom settings for students’ academic and cultural development. I have assisted students in academic preparation for Honor and Enrichment courses.
- Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, IL
Assisted patients during treatment sessions in pediatric, orthopedic, and geriatric settings. Duties included scheduling, updating progress notes, and office management.
- Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, IL
Collaborated with staff in facility development projects and patient care activities.
- Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst, IL
Assisted staff in developmental projects and office management.
- Sikh Religious Organization, IL
Participation in various activities including language instruction, study sessions for children, and arranging projects for helping needy in the community.
- Chawla and Associates, Inc. Naperville, IL
Assisted staff for office management and development projects for private businesses.
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