Resume and CV

Resume and CV


Candidate for Ph.D. in Information Science and Learning Technologies
University of Missouri—Columbia, Expected December 2018

Master of Education, Information Science and Learning Technologies, Learning Systems Design and Development
University of Missouri–Columbia, December 2010

Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Missouri–Columbia, December 2002

Professional Experience

University of Missouri School of Medicine, April 2011-Present

Instructional Design Specialist

Major Accomplishments:

  • Presented work regionally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Served on the evaluation team for the Reynolds Foundation-funded “Learning to Provide Better Care in Teams” program; actively engaged seven curriculum improvement teams to provide a framework for competency-driven discussion and planning and identified multiple forms of assessment.
  • Served as lead designer and change agent for web application innovations, including online registration systems for Year 3 and 4 medical students and an online exam re-evaluation request system.

University of Missouri Health Care, Center for Education and Development, July 2008-April 2011

Instructional Technologist, August 2010-April 2011

Major Accomplishments:

  • Served as administrator of MU Health Care’s LMS that documents, tracks, and reports training for more than 5,500 staff.
  • Developed, documented, and implemented departmental procedures, including help desk Remedy process, health screen notification process, and automation of daily imports.
  • Played an integral role in successful implementation of single sign-on access to LMS; this included extensive preparation, rigorous testing, and troubleshooting.

Senior Information Specialist, July 2008-August 2010

Major Accomplishments:

  • Collaborated with content experts to write, edit, develop, design, and deploy 12 new web-based training (WBT) modules and worked with staff to review and revise 18 existing WBT modules.
  • Coordinated all aspects of providing patient education materials to staff; this included working with content experts to edit, illustrate, print, and distribute patient education materials throughout the organization; guide the approval process for pre-developed and staff-developed materials; maintain the patient education index (database); review and revise current materials; and maintain and reconcile the patient education budget.
  • Served as co-chair of the Patient Education Committee; this included facilitating monthly meetings and communicating activities to members.

University of Missouri Health Care, Center for Distance and Independent Study, August 2006-July 2008

Instructional Editor, June 2007-July 2008

Major Accomplishment:

  • Completed production of 13 online courses, one of which received a national K–12 Course Award from the University Continuing Education Association and personally presented the winning course to legislators at the Missouri capitol.

Editorial Assistant, August 2006-June 2007

Major Accomplishment:

  • Promoted to instructional editor after 10 months as editorial assistant.

Graphic World Publishing Services, April 2004-July 2006

Production Editor, December 2004-July 2006

Major Accomplishment:

  • Received author acknowledgments in many textbooks, including: Variation: A Central Concept in Biology, Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, Introduction to Low Voltage Systems, and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract.
  • Effectively managed the entire production of Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract—a 2,080-page, 2-volume textbook with more than 100 contributing authors.

Production Assistant, April 2004-December 2004

Major Accomplishment:

  • Promoted to production editor after 7 months as production assistant.