Sara Ahmed

Freelance Researcher & Data Entry Freelancer

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Location:Milton, Ontario, Canada
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Sara Ahmed
1180 Bonin Crescent
Milton, Ontario, L9T 0B1
saraayaz@gmail.com
905-901 3471


EDUCATION


HBSc. Specialist in Biology Sep ‘03 – Sep ‘06
University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada

MEDICAL & CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Medical Transcriptionist- Contractor Jan 09- Present
• Worked for various hospital including Rochester General Hospital, Wykoff Heights Hospital , London University Hospital as a contractor
• Transcribed reports at 65 wpm to include clinical notes, discharge summaries and admission notes for fields of internal medicine, endocrinology and family medicine using Dictaphone systems
• Medical Transcriptionist Certification obtained from Career step online program

Observership at Multi-Specialty Walk –In Clinic, Mississauga, Oct‘09
• Observed rheumatologist and internist with average patient encounter of 8-10 patients/day
• Demonstrated relevant history taking and physical exam skills to the doctors at suitable times
• Dictated H&P and Clinic Visit Notes


Medical Assistant at Winston Churchill Medical Centre, Mississauga, Ontario May ‘04- Sep ’06
• Assisted Family Physicians with the management of patients with an average influx of 120 patients/day
• Assisted with triage, physical examinations & clinical procedures (stitches, pap smears etc)
• Assisted the clinic manager with clinic billing, book keeping and accounts
• Performed minor tests such as ECG, PFTs, Urinalysis, and Pregnancy Tests etc

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Student at University of Toronto at Mississauga (Dr. Angela Lange) May ‘06- Aug ‘06
• Research Title: Effects of Cardioactive Peptide (CAP) on Cardiac Functioning of Locusta migratoria
• Performed complete analysis of the cardiovascular anatomy and physiology of Locusta migratoria using immunohistochemical stains
• Statistically analyzed the trials based on the response of the vascular system to CAP and submitted weekly progress reports
• Researched the literature and submitted a final report with complete data analysis to the research coordinator

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
• Han S, Ahmed S, Walsh E. Herpes simplex virus encephalitis (HSVE) following electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): Iatrogenic encephalitis? 2010 NY chapter ACP scientific meeting, Poster. April 2010 (won third place).

• Han S, Ahmed S, Walsh E. Herpes simplex virus encephalitis (HSVE) following electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): Iatrogenic encephalitis? Case Report. Publication Status: Submitted.

• Ahmed S, Lange, A B. Effect of Cardioactive Peptide (CCAP) on the cardiac functioning of Locusta migratoria. Summer Research Seminar, Univ. of Toronto at Mississauga. Presentation. Aug 2006.

OTHER EXPERIENCES

Saba University Monthly Newsletter, Managing Editor Jun ’07 – Present
• Responsible for managing, arranging and proof reading articles for the newsletter
• Also selected and edited a variety of articles by different contributing writers

Anatomy Tutor, Saba University School of Medicine May ’07- Aug ’07
• Appointed as an anatomy tutor based on high performance in the anatomy course
• Dedicated 7-8 hours per week to assist students in dissecting cadavers and identification of key anatomical structures
• Assisted the professor in conducting lab quizzes, mock tests and term tests

Public Relations Officer, Erindale Biology Society, University of Toronto Mississauga Sep ’05- May ‘06
• Organized and Advertised biology related events and programs for students at UTM
• Commenced a biology mentorship program which is continuing successfully to date
• Organized health care awareness programs in collaboration with Heart and Stroke foundation and also conducted multiple fund raising events for victims of various natural catastrophes

VOLUNTEER

Heart & Stroke Foundation (HSF), Toronto, Ontario Sept ’09 – Present
• Submitted various articles to the annual Heart and Stroke Foundation Newsletter for prevention and awareness of Heart Attacks and Strokes
• Continue to offer my services during my medical education through participation in various awareness and fund raising events conducted by the foundation

Toronto International Film Festival September ‘09
• Volunteered as information ambassador at Elgin Theatre
• Welcomed guests, guided patrons, answered relevant questions monitored arrival of celebrities

Saba Health Fair, Saba, Netherlands-Antilles August ’08
• Participated in a Three Day Saba Health Fair as a health promotion representative
• Counseled local natives on risks associated with high blood pressure and uncontrolled blood glucose
• Gave informal presentations on risk factors and symptoms associated with myocardial infarction

University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga Ontario Sept ’02 – Aug ‘06
• Offered voluntary services to multiple associations and clubs such as AccessAbility, Erindale College Student Union (ECSU), South Asian Student Association, Muslim Student Associations etc
• Participated in organization and promotion of multiple fundraising events, health promotion events, job fairs, semi-formals and formals

MEMBERSHIPS
• Canadian Medical Association, medical student
• New York Chapter of American College of Physicians, medical student
• American Medical Association, medical student
• Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada, medical student

LANGUAGES

• Proficient in English, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi
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Data Entry