Mandi Sumners

Freelance Editor & Medical Translator

Location:Bethania, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills

BS Biology, Winston-Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC
May 2014
Summa *** Laude

BA Psychology, English minor, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
December 2009


September 2011 - current, Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician
Walgreen Co., Advance, NC
In addition to normal job duties, taught the PTCB pre-certification course for Winston-Salem area Walgreens employees in 2013. Also assisted for two weeks in 2014 with the Kerr Drug conversion following buyout (training employees, resetting pharmacy, inventory management).

May 2010 - September 2011, Assistant Manager
Hallmark Inc., Boone, NC

May 2008 - July 2010, Customer Service Manager
Wal-Mart, Boone, NC


Dean’s List - Winston Salem State University
Summa *** Laude - Winston Salem State University


Winston Salem State University Scholarship Day 2013
“Representations of GABA, Benzodiazepine, and Dopamine Transporter Ligands: A Search for Structural Similarity”


NC Board of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Technician Licensure 2011-current
Psi Chi - The National Honor Society in Psychology - Appalachian State University
Secretary 2007 - 2008
Member 2006 - 2009
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society - Appalachian State University
Member 2006 - current
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars - Appalachian State University
Member 2006 - current
Appalachian State University Marching Mountaineers
Member 2006 - 2009

Research Experience

Undergraduate student, Winston Salem State University
Winston Salem, NC (01/13-05/13)
Researched structural similarities between GABA, BZ, and dopamine using Jmol computer software

Undergraduate student, Appalachian State University
Boone, NC (05/08-12/08)
Analyzed video in the lab of Dr. Lisa Emery
Facial micro-expression analysis
Conducted patient interviews
Data entry

Undergraduate student, Appalachian State University
Boone, NC (08/08-12/09)
Assisted with thesis of Akiko Tamamuro
Questionnaire development
Risk evaluation in troubled romantic relationships
Conducted patient interviews, data entry

Volunteer Experience

American Red Cross, Boone, NC, 2008-2010
Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, 2012
2012 - Pharmacy Technician Certification Board - certified pharmacy technician
2011 - American Red Cross - CPR certification
Computer programs
Intercom Plus
Microsoft Office
Electronic Health Records (EHR)
Skills (2) Rating
Medical Translation