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Sarah Z. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 14, 2015

Sarah Z.

   United States
  |   Nashville, TN

Overview

Research: I have 10 years of health psychology research experience, with an emphasis on both human and animal models of addiction. This experience includes recruiting study participants, overseeing research sessions, and collecting data. Additionally, I have several years of experience analyzing data (ANOVA, linear regression, and structural equation modeling), presenting data at international and national conferences, and preparing manuscripts for publication. Across the years, I have been a project manager for several NIH-funded projects....

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Health Psychology
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Employment

Thomas Edison High School
Algebra Teacher
2010 - 2010
Responsible for developing and implementing five-week summer school curriculum; attending six research-based courses including: Instructional Planning and Delivery, Elementary Literacy, Classroom...
University of Pittsburgh
Teaching Fellow
2009 - 2010
Led pedagogical workshops; provided individual teaching consultations; organized orientation for 250 new teaching assistants; assisted with the instruction and grading for FACDEV2200, a pedagogy...
University of Pittsburgh
Graduate Student Researcher
2006 - 2010
Performed and supervised laboratory research, data management, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation in a lab investigating the importance of nicotine-associated cues on nicotine...
University of Pittsburgh
Learning and Motivation Laboratory Instructor
2007 - 2009
Presented weekly lectures and lab supervision to 50 students; graded quizzes, lab summaries, and lab reports, providing feedback to aid students in improving their scientific writing skills.
University of Pittsburgh
Learning and Motivation Lecture Instructor
2008 - 2008
Independently taught a course for 35 undergraduate students; designed syllabus, course goals, and class objectives; designed course activities, developed exams, and implemented various assignments...
UPMC
Research Specialist: Nicotine Research Laboratory
2003 - 2006
Project management; recruited and screened research participants; conducted lab sessions; phlebotomy; data analysis; supervised project assistant.
UPMC
Research Associate: Nicotine Research Laboratory
2002 - 2003
Screened participants for an NIH-funded research project; conducted experimental sessions examining behavioral and physiological responses to nicotine in human volunteers.
Kansas State University
Student Assistant: NASA, SATS Design Team
2001 - 2002
Performed literature reviews; interviewed pilots; tested simulators; assisted a graduate student team in SATS design for national NASA competition.
Kansas State University
Research Assistant: Biochemistry Department
2001 - 2002
Supervised lab organization; scheduled undergraduate and graduate research assistants; maintained and dissected colonies of rice weevils; performed PCR; Western blotting; activity assays.
Kansas State University
General Psychology Recitation Instructor
2001 - 2001
Independently taught a one-hour per week recitation for 25 students; planned lessons, designed activities, and graded student work.
Kansas State University
Student Researcher: Personality Psychology
2001 - 2001
Reviewed literature; collected, entered, and analyzed data dealing with mood repair and decay; programmed momentary ecological assessment devices to collect data.
UPMC
Summer Undergraduate Research Assistant
2001 - 2001
Developed a functional assay of leukocyte adhesion; maintained sterile tissue culture; presented research findings at summer institute convocation.
Kansas State University
Independent Honors Thesis Research
2000 - 2001
Independently designed and conducted an experiment assessing the prevalence of eating disorders on the Kansas State University campus; presented findings at Honors Convocation.

Education

George Mason University
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
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University of Pittsburgh
M.S.
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Kansas State University
B.S.
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