EDUCATION

 

Graduated: 05/2018     Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

                                    Duke University School of Medicine

 

Graduated: 05/2017    Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Cum Laude

                                    York College, CUNY

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE/EMPLOYMENT

 09/2018~Present        Science and Mathematics Tutor        

                                     Harlem Children’s Zone

·       Work one-on-one and in small groups with students to provide them with academic intervention

·       Partner with Academic Support Team to develop and implement instructional strategies

·       Regularly provide and exchange student information with Student Advocates and other program staff, as appropriate

·       Document all tutoring sessions in the Tutor Log, detailing student interactions, achievements, and any potential concerns

 

06/2018~08/2018         Teaching Assistant

                                     John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Hong Kong University Site

·      Lectured as requested by the instructor and lead evening class sessions

·      Assisted the instructor in conducting labs and lead some lab sessions (respiratory system labs, fetal pig dissection lab and endocrinology lab)

·       Assisted with student drop-off in the morning and pick-up in the afternoon

·      Worked with the instructor to set up the classroom and finalize remaining course planning

·       Took daily notes on students' in-class work, as well as classroom participation, as requested by the instructor to help provide information for students' final evaluations

 

09/2016~Present         Wyzant Private Tutor                                                https://www.wyzant.com/Tutors/salimg

·     Tutor students both online and in person

·       Built a student client base

·       Prepare lessons to fit student goals

·       Communicate content and expectations with students

·       Use online tutoring whiteboard application

·       Provide students with feedback and suggestions to improve their skills

·       Assess student skills and performance level

·       Tutor over 23 subjects in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, French, and Biology

12/2016~06/2017       Science Tutor

                                    Harlem Children’s Zone

·       Worked one-on-one and in small groups with students to provide them with academic intervention

·       Partnered with Academic Support Team to develop and implement instructional strategies

·       Regularly provided and exchanged student information with Student Advocates and other program staff, as appropriate

·       Documented all tutoring sessions in the Tutor Log, detailing student interactions, achievements, and any potential concerns

 

10/2015~ 06/2017       College Assistant/Tutor                                          

                                     York College Men’s Center

·      Assisted students in targeted subject areas via individual or group tutoring

·      Hosted workshops on selected topics

·      Modeled and encourage collaborative study strategies

·      Contributed to a friendly and productive learning environment.

·     Evaluated students periodically

 

06/2016~08/2016        Program Assistant                                                    

                                     John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

·       Assisted with student drop-off in the morning and pick-up in the afternoon

·      Worked with the instructor to set up the classroom and finalize remaining course planning

·     Marked assignments, tests, and quizzes, and comment on student work as directed by the Instructor

·       Planned and lead all afternoon activities.

·     Assisted in ensuring the health and safety of all students by following site medical protocols

·       Took daily notes on students' in-class work, as well as classroom participation, as requested by the instructor to help provide information for students' final evaluations

 

01/2014~07/2015        Teacher Assistant & Tutor                              

                                     CUNY Research Foundation

·      Assisted students in targeted subject areas via individual or group tutoring

·      Hosted workshops on selected topics

·      Encourage collaborative study strategies

·      Contributed to a friendly and productive learning environment

·      Meet regularly with supervisor to discuss students’ progress

·      Marked tests, and quizzes, and comment on student work as directed by the instructor

 

MEDICAL RELEVANCE EXPERIENCE

07/2017~05/2018        Duke University School of Medicine

                                     Duke University Master of Biomedical Science

·      Completed 1st year Duke Medical School Curriculum including coursework in anatomy, cellular biology, histopathology, 
neuroscience, biochemistry, physiology, embryology, medical statistics, health policy and medical humanities 


·      Certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-Basic) and completed rotations in Urgent Care, Emergency 
Department and Ambulatory Emergency Medical Services 


·      Gained clinical experience in: documenting patient histories, obtaining vitals, conducting influenza tests, performing basic life 
support and conducting motivational interviewing 


·      Participated in Community Engagement activities focused on improving community health issues in the Durham area including youth substance abuse and healthcare access

 

06/2015~07/2015          Early Medical Education Program

                                     SUNY Downstate Medical Center

·       Studied Human Anatomy & Physiology.

·       Shadowed an Ophthalmologist (Dr. Wayne Scott).

 

06/2013~07/2013        Exploring Health Career Program

                                     SUNY Downstate Medical Center

·       Learned about the history of medicine, bioethics, and scientific research methods.

·       Learned about the different careers in medicine.

·       Practice interviewing skills and verbal reasoning strategies.

·       Shadowed different healthcare professional weekly.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 01/2015~05/2015                 Research Assistant                                                                  

                                               Mu2e Project York College/Fermi Lab

·   Collected & analyzed experimental data using G4beamline.

·   Presented project at City College LSAMP Scholars meeting, March 2015.

 

03/2014~12/2014                   Research Assistant

                                                 York College

·   Worked on a malaria project and designed a mosquito Bait-Trap-Killer (BTK).

·   Published two papers in the Institute of Electrical and Electric Engineers Journal.

·   Presented at York College Undergraduate Research Day, May 2015.

 

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE & LEADERSHIP

07/2015~06/2016                  Vice President                                                             

                                               York College Student Government Association

·   Assisted and Served as President in his absence

·   Managed the Student Government Computer Lab and appointed appropriate staff

 

07/2015~06/2016                  Scholarship Committee Chair                                     

                                               York College Student Government

·   Created scholarships for academic excellence and emerging leader

·   Supervised over 150 scholarships applications

·   Delegated task to committee members

·   Communicated with awardees and applicants

 

07/2015~06/2016                  Director of Board                                                        

                                               York College Association

·   Attended York College Association Board meeting once a month

·   Made decisions regarding how the college budget is spent

 

07/2014~06/2015                  President                                                                     

                                              York College Premed Club

·      Scheduled and lead club’s meetings

·       Planned and oversee events

·       Facilitated executive board meetings.

·       Prepared and filed any report required, and appointed committee chair people when necessary

 

07/2014~06/2015                  Delegate                                                                      

                                               City University of New York University Student Senate

·       Represented the interests of York College students at USS meetings.

·      Reported decisions made at USS meetings to York College Student Government Board Member.

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

08/2019~Present                   Volunteer

                                               The Bowery Mission

·   Serve food to the homeless men and women in New York City

 

09/2016~06/2017                  Poll Worker

                                               NYC Board of Elections

·       Took care of every voter according to the procedure.

·       Treated every voter and visitor with dignity, respect, and courtesy to ensure that all voters and visitors have a positive experience at the polls

 

04/2016~12/2016                  Volunteer

                                               New York City Rescue Mission

·      Served food to the homeless men and women in New York City

 

08/2013~06/2017                  Volunteer

                                                York College Men’s Center

·   Tutored mathematics and science to adult and formerly incarcerated students.

·   Mentored High School students that have the passion for STEM but struggle academically

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

06/2017                       Dr. Taen-Yu Dai Memorial Endowment Award

·   York College Foundation

 

05/2017                       MBS Academic Merit Scholarship

·   Duke University School of Medicine

 

06/2016                       Excellence in Leadership Award

·   York College Student Government

      

07/2015                       Excellence in Leadership Award      

·   York College Student Government 

               

06/2015                       Certificate of Achievement

·   York College Men’s Center

 

06/2015                       Frank Pomilla Award

·   York College Foundation

      

07/2014                        Thomas Jefferson Award

·   York College Foundation       

      

2012~2017                   Dean’s List Recipient

·   York College, CUNY

 

CONFERENCE AND ORAL PRESENTATIONS

12/2016                       “Application of Weighted Graphs”

·   York College School of Art and Science Symposium

 

06/2015                       “HIV/STD Symptoms and Preventions Methods”

·   Early Medical Education Program

 

05/2015                       “Mu2e Project York College”

·   LSAMP Scholars Symposium, City College of New York

 

11/2014                        “KOM (Keep Out Mosquitoes) Project: Anthropophilic Terraforming and Manipulation of Landscapes for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management and Eradication”

·       IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference.

 

05/2014                      “UAV Multicopter Drones for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management”

·       York College Annual Research Day.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Amenyo, J-T., Jadoonanan, S., Gnabode, S. , Tabassum, T. , Kublal, A.  KOM (Keep Out Mosquitoes) Project: Anthropo-philic Terraforming and Manipulation of Landscapes for Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management and Eradication. IEEE Journal, December 2014.

Amenyo, J-T., Jadoonanan, S., Gnabode, S., Tabassum, T. , Kublal, A. ,Phelps, D. , Oladipo,  O. , Sewovoe-Ekuoe, F. MedizDroids Project: Ultra-Low Cost, Low-Altitude, Affordable and Sustainable UAV Multicopter Drones For Mosquito Vector Control in Malaria Disease Management. IEEE Journal, December 2014.

 

LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS

·       Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified by the American Heart Association

·       Licensed Emergency Medical Technician, North Carolina

 

MEDIA AND ONLINE NEWS ARTICLES

 Personal Website/Blog

·       Link: www.salimgnabode.com

LinkedIn

·       Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/salimgnabode

Instagram

·       Link: https://www.instagram.com/salim_gnabode/

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 ·  Programming Language and Mathematical Packages: C++, Mathematica, JMP.

·  Other: Windows OS, Mac OS, Linux

 

LANGUAGES

 French (Fluent), English (Fluent), Yoruba (Native), Italian (Beginner)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

 American Physical Society (APS)

American Student Government Association (ASGA)

Pi Eta Kappa, Beta Chapter (PEK).