David Liang NYU Dental

David was admitted to attend NYU College of Dentistry. He will begin August 2018.

CAREER OBJECTIVE

  • To utilize my education, involvement and experience to achieve my ultimate goal of becoming a dentist

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Highly motivated and excellent problem-solver with great leadership and communication skills
  • Dedicated myself to providing excellent customer service while working in fast-paced environments
  • Able to work independently and efficiently in teams to complete tasks effectively
  • Actively pursues opportunities to improve efficiency and has surpassed both customer and employer expectations
  • Knowledge of using, maintaining and cleaning laboratory equipment
  • Bilingual: English and Cantonese

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Sculpture and Sketching
  • Word Processing
  • Adobe Photoshop

EDUCATION

  • Markham District High School from Sep 2004 – Jun 2008
  • High School Diploma
  • University of Toronto from Sep 2008 – Jun 2014
  • Honors Bachelor of Science (H.B.Sc)
  • Specialist in Biology
  • Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences from Jan 2015 – June 2016
  • Master of Biomedical Science (MBS)
  • Concentration in Oral Biology

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • University of Toronto Canadian Asian Student Society (CASS) from Sept 2011 – Apr 2012
  • Executive Member Board
  • Prepared documents related to internal affairs such as club membership databases
  • Setup of social events across campus
  • Participation in swabbing volunteers for the Chinese stem cell drive
  • Liaised between members, management team and the student union
  • Developed excellent organization and time management skills by coordinating booth schedules
  • Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures (VIDA) from April 2013 – May 2013
  • Costa Rica Medical Trip
  • Worked on the mobile clinic to diagnose and treat a variety of illnesses prevalent to the communities
  • Assisted and liaised with doctors on site with their duties
  • Coordinated medicine distribution within the mobile clinic
  • Balanced the demands of patients and doctors while exceeding targeted expectations
  • University of Torontoís International Humanitarian Aid Project (IHAP)
  • Executive Member Board from Sept 2013 – April 2014
  • Coordinating and organizing meetings
  • Initiated recruitment of volunteers for the VIDA medical trip
  • Launched club promotion
  • University of Toronto International Health Program from Sept 2013 – April 2014
  • Global Health Conversation Assistant
  • Creating presentations that initiate conversations about international and local health issues
  • Coordinating and organizing meetings and fundraising events
  • Actively assisted the President in club duties
  • Launched events on campus
  • Raised awareness of health issues all across campus
  • New Jersey Medical School: Newark Junior Mentoring Society Sept. 2015 – June 2016
  • Science Park High School Mentor and Tutor
  • Provided one-on-one mentorship and guidance to help students achieve their academic and professional goals
  • Worked with students from individual basis to large groups in developing greater scientific knowledge, mathematics, reading and writing skills
  • Assisted students with their homework and other educational activities

SHADOWING EXPERIENCE

  • Dr. Long Phi’s Dental Office from June 2014 – September 2014
  • Long T Phi, DDS (general dentist), Scarborough ON Shadowed 5-6 hours weekly

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Waiter & Pho 99 Vietnamese Restaurant from Mar 2006 – Feb 2008

  • Served customers and resolved disputes
  • Handled payments
  • Restocked inventory

Cake Decorator/ Manager at Pristine Cakes from May 2010 – Sept 2012

  • Prioritize, plan, and coordinate orders to ensure on-time completion while maintaining high quality standards
  • Consulted with clients to create beautiful custom made cakes according to their specifications
  • Sculptured 3-dimensional cakes, iced with fondant and decorated with gum paste and other toppings serving up to 150 people

Sales Associate at Pristine Gold & Jewelry from October 2009 – Dec 2013

  • Responsible for selling jewelry
  • Familiarized myself with the products and latest promotional offers
  • Ensured a pleasant shopping experience for each customer by verifying that each customers requests were met
  • Updated inventory and generated advertisement posters

Landscaper at Fookshing Landscaping Inc. from Seasonal (June – Oct 2013/2014)

  • Building, painting, renewing, and repairing fences and decks
  • Driveway, walkway interlocking
  • Constructing stone steps
  • Planting trees, shrubs and flowers
  • Trimming trees and shrubs
  • Lawn mowing, weed removal and grass seed planting

Dental Internship at The Center for Special Dentistry from June 2017 – Present

  • Front desk duties such as appointment scheduling, payments and patient file management
  • Familiarized myself with Eaglesoft dental management software
  • Shadowing and assisting general dentists and specialists
  • Taking full mouth X-rays and digital photos
  • Disinfecting and preparing treatment rooms
  • Sterilizing instruments
  • Inventory restock and organization
  • Coordinated and managed dental continuing education courses
  • Managed Youtube Linkows video library