Medical Research, X-ray Technologist, Biological Sciences PhD Student

Saturday, July 02, 2005

Ann L. Bohannon-Stewart

Looking to grow, accelerate and farther develop my professional and medical research skills with a company that will take advantage of my experience and training and also receive the personal and professional satisfaction of helping people with their medical needs.

Medical Research- I work in research at Tennessee State University...My PhD research is in Genetics DNA, RNA, and Biochemistry...I run regular PCR's, Microarrays. Nanospecs (DNA and protein counts) Gel Electrophoresis, Southern and Western blots, Elisa, Cryostat.
Medical Field- X-Ray positioning and training on film size usage and radiation safety, Certified in phlebotomy blood draws, CPR, and first aid,
Crossed trained as a medical assistant,
Certified geriatrics nurses aid.
Experienced in MRI, electrocardiography, administer topical and oral meds, bandaging, urinalysis, psychology, anatomy, administer Injections, blood pressure, vital signs,
Child Care- Certified Childcare provider with several years of experience working with special needs children
Computer Skills- All Microsoft Office Products and knowledge of many currently used software such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Also I have much training in Internet usage for building websites and I have training in IT technology such as repairing being able to build most computers.


Tennessee State University 2005-Present Nashville, TN
Currently working toward a PhD in Biological Sciences for medical research and university teaching skills.

Nashville State Community College 2007 Nashville, TN
Basic educational studies to add to the Biology B.S. degree I am working toward at Tennessee State University.

High-Tech Institute 2004-2005 Nashville, TN
Associates Degree in Applied Science X-Ray Limited Scope Technology

University of Maryland 1992-1993 Lakenheath, England
Computers studies

City College of Chicago 1992-1993 Lakenheath, England
Basic Educational Studies

Gordon Cooper Vocational-Tech School 1988-1989 Shawnee, OK
Certification as a Geriatrics Nursing Aid

Tennessee State University Aug 15, 2009- Present Nashville, TN
Working in research under Dr. X. Wang, regularly performing Primer design, RT-PCR, Q-PCR, DNA and RNAisoloations, Microarray, gel electrophoresis, Western Blots, Southern Blots, Northern Blots, cell storage, Nono Spectrometer and so many more techniques on chickens. DNA Isololtions are from chicken blood and tissues. I'm doing this while working on my PhD at TSU.

Vanderbilt University Hospital and Research Dept 2008-Present Nashville, TN
Worked on 9 North as a part of the Surgical Patient Care Center team. This is a 27-bed unit for the care of critically ill patients. All of the beds are monitored and capable of accepting ventilated patients. This is the only stepdown unit trained to care for the mechanically ventilated patient. I provide services to surgical patients that include Thoracic, ENT, plastics, and general surgery patients among others. Also worked in Molecular Physiology & Biophysics: Gave support for specified research projects; collect, assess, and communicate data/results. Assist in general laboratory operation and inventory.

Tennessee Urgent Care 2005-2008 Nashville, TN
X-Ray Technologist- Working in radiology taking X-Rays and doing M.A. work to help assist doctors and patients with diagnosis. Also trained to run in house lab tests for Strep, Flu, Mononucleosis, and Urinalysis.

Davidson County Sheriff’s Office 1/1998-10/2000 Nashville, TN
Senior Officer: took care of inmates, booking and the release of inmates, used computer software on a daily basis

Tinker Military AFB 5/1992-11/1996 Oklahoma City, OK
Child Care Provider: Certified Child Care provider. Worked for 5 years with all kinds of children from the age of birth to 12 years old. Also cared for special needs children such as Autistics, Mentally Handicap, Polio, and Muscular Sclerosis stricken children.

Golden Rule Nursing Home 4/1987-10/1991 Shawnee, OK
Geriatrics Certified Nurses Aid: Took care of elderly people, assisted with bathing, eating and distributed medication, and prepared food for special medical prescribed diets

Home Caregiver/Lola Autry 12/1988-6/1990 Shawnee, OK
Geriatrics Certified Nurses Aid: Worked as a homecare provider for years, assisted patients that suffered from liver complications and lymphoid cancer, daily maintenance of patients’ needs to include physical and medical, prepared food, and completed daily errands.

Received Academic Excellence and Perfect Attendance with a 4.0 Grade Point Average from High Tech Institute. Also awarded Highest Service Award from Davidson County Sheriff’s Office with high academics scores during 6 weeks basic training. Honorary member of the Golden Key Society. Tennessee State University’s Dean’s list multiple times.

References available upon request.