Dana Williams

Freelance Article Writer & Resume Writer

Location:Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Dana Williams
1009 Hunting Ridge Rd. Apt. B
Raleigh, NC 27615
952-847-0090 or dwillia1984@gmail.com

Masters of Occupational Therapy July 2010
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
• GPA of 4.0
• Master’s Research Project: Effects of a Movement-based
Activity on the Student Experience of Studying

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology May 2006
University of Missouri, Columbia
• Magna *** Laude with Honors in Psychology
• GPA of 3.84
• Minor in Philosophy

Level II at Fairview Acute Rehabilitation Center, Minneapolis, MN Jan.-March 2010
• Provided comprehensive assessment and treatment to adult patients with acute or permanent physical/cognitive disabilities
• Provided individualized education in energy conservation, work simplification, adaptive equipment, and home exercise programs
• Completed daily documentation of patients’ progress
• Assessments: Cognitive Performance Test, Range of Motion Testing, Manual Muscle Testing, Grip and Pinch Strength, Nine Hole Peg Test, Short Blessed Test, Visual Perception Testing using the Dynavision

Level II at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN March-June 2010
• Facilitated craft and life skills groups for patients in the inpatient psychiatry unit
• Provided individualized education in stress management and budgeting
• Completed weekly progress notes on each patient under my care
• Assessments: Kohlman Evaluation of Living Skills, Short Blessed Test
• Assisted with the modification of Illness Management and Recovery written educational materials for an inpatient setting.

Program Assistant Nov. 2007-Feb. 2009
University of Minnesota Department of Recreational Sports, Minneapolis, MN
Worked under the supervision of the Fitness Program Coordinator as a student supervisor in the Fitness Program
• Interviewed, hired, trained, and supervised over 40 student employees
• Developed a policy and procedure/training manual for the Fitness Program
• Assisted with scheduling of employees and processing of time cards
• Performed other miscellaneous duties such as copying, filing, managing computer records, etc.

Undergraduate Honors Research Capstone

Kelli R. Rodvelt, Dana M. Bumgarner, William, C. Putnam, and Dennis K. Miller. 2006. WIN
55,212-2 and SR-141716A alter nicotine-induced changes in locomotor activity, but do not alter nicotine-evoked [3H]dopamine release. Life Sciences, Jan 2007.

***Note- Research was published under maiden name of Bumgarner

• Co-Chair of Class of 2010 OT Student Organization
• Student Chair of Class of 2010 Commencement Planning Committee

• Received the Sam C. Brown Outstanding Achievement Award in 2006 accompanied with a monetary prize for my research project in neuropharmacology
• Presented research at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in 2006
• Awarded the Columns Award Scholarship and the U.S. Bank Scholarship for exceptional academic performance during undergraduate study
• Member in Phi Beta Kappa and Psi Chi National Honors Societies during undergraduate study
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Article Writing
Resume Writing