Anisha Uppal Student

Admitted: Entering class 2015 Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University!

New York University 2014
Study Abroad University of London Union Fall 2012

Job shadowing at Dr. Andrea Gentile-Fiori, Advanced Endodontics of CT, Stratford, CT
Summer 2013
Observed regular root canal procedures

Job interning/shadowing at Dr. Yelena Taran, General Family Dental Center, Trumbull, CT
Summer 2012
Observed general dental procedures including cleanings, fillings, crown and bridge insertions, root canals, etc.
Observed cosmetic dentistry procedures including lumineers, invisalign, and teeth whitening
Observed tooth extractions, oral surgery, dental implants
Helped around the office by cleaning rooms and sterilizing instruments, and occasionally answered calls at receptionist desk

Research Assistant, New York University
NYU Department of Psychology
Jan 2012 – May 2014
Measured participants’ cardiovascular activity (blood pressure, blood flow and pulse) during and after self-regulation strategy on 6-10 participants/week using ECG sensors, biotape and a blood pressure cuff
Focused on self-regulation strategies used during stressful situations under two different conditions (positive and negative) and how these strategies affect people physiologically
Measured the effects of mental contrasting reality and the future regarding goal pursuit/disengagement depending on one’s high versus low expectations of success
Analyzed data collected at the end of each study by video coding, data entry, etc. (each semester had a different variation of the original study)

India, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Hungary, Germany, Czech Republic

Other Activities
Pre-Dental Club Member, NYU 2010-2013
Volunteer at Operation Hope Soup Kitchen, Fairfield, Connecticut 2007-2009
Modern, Ballet, HipHop, Bharatanatyam (Indian Classical Dance) 2006-2010