Nivedita Gunturi

Freelance Writer & Proofreader

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Location:Westmont, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/niveditagunturi
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OBJECTIVE

To gain writing experience in a flexible setting which allows for wide variety and scope

Currently an intern in the Greater Chicago Area.

MEDICAL EDUCATION

2011 M.B.B.S., (Commensurate with M.D. degree), in progress (currently in intern year), Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India (2006-2011)

HONORS AND AWARDS:
? Winner of 2010 Lupin Award in Respiratory Medicine
? Qualified for final round of 2010 Gold Medal Examination in Pediatrics
? Qualified for final round of 2010 Gold Medal Examination in Obstetrics and Gynecology
? Qualified for final round of 2008 Gold Medal Examination in Pathology
? Distinction in 2008 Examinations in Pathology and Microbiology

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

2006 Bachelor of Arts, English, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (2002-2006)

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Dean’s List (2005-2006)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2010 Co-investigator, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India (2009-2010)
Conducted study of awareness and illness-related education among cancer patients undergoing treatment

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2011 Provisionally registered under Tamil Nadu Medical Licensing Board
2010-2011 Member of Academy of Poets
2002 Member and National Champion of Health Occupations Students of America (2000-2002)

CERTIFICATIONS

2011 American Heart Association HeartSaver (First Aid and CPR)


COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENT

2011 Co-founder and Co-Chairperson of Sangam India, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of health and sanitary conditions, education levels, and attainment of self-sufficiency in urban and underdeveloped communities in Chennai, India.

http://www.sangamindia, (2008 -present)
? Organize health camps
? Arrange weekly curriculum and teach health, hygiene, and sanitation classes
? Initiate self-help groups for women
? Assist with disaster relief (fire and flood)
? Network extensively with other organizations and community leaders
2009 Delegate, Peace Conference, organized by Prajnya (non-profit organization in Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India (2009 - 2010)

WRITING and EDITORIAL POSITIONS (2011 – Present)

• Managing Editor – Intersection Health (www.intersectionhealth.org)
• Columnist - AND magazine (www.andmagazine)
• Contributor to California Literary Review (www.calitreview.com)
• Contributor to MVRemix (www.mvremix.com)
• Contributor to Eburban (www.eburban.com)

SKILLS

Languagues spoken: English, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, French

Technical Skills: proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visual Basic

HOBBIES, INTERESTS, AND OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2000-2002 VITAS Hospice Volunteer



Writing and Poetry Publications
• Wrote “Diarrhea” chapter of Scott’s Pedia-tricks, a pediatrics review textbook
? Copy Editor of Fifteen Minutes, a Sri Ramachandra University campus publication (2010)
? Essay “Grace” published in Open Letters Monthly, a literary and arts review publication (2009)
? Poem “Heroes” published in Check The Rhyme, an anthology of poetry and spoken word (2006)
? Poem “Broken” published in South Asian Literary and Arts Magazine (2006)

Community Service Media Appearances
? Times of India (July, 2009)
? The Hindu (September, 2009)
? Kumudam, a magazine in Tamil
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