Mariya - Student





University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA                                   May 2009                                       

-Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and Psychology

Young Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA                  January 2004-May 2005


Work Experience:


Drs. Ames and Roberts (Dental Office), Philadelphia, PA                               September 2008-January 2009                                                        


-Shadowed Dr. Joseph Roberts, D.D.S.

-Assisted with surgical procedures, including tooth extractions, root canals and gum


-Assisted with general dentistry procedures, including bonding

-Interacted with and prepared patients for procedures


Center for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia, PA                                              May 2007-February 2008                                                                         

Research Assistant, Psychotherapies for Panic Disorder Study

-Screened potential candidates for acceptance into study via in depth phone interviews

-Edited Principle Investigator’s current research and presentation in preparation for     

  psychology conferences

-Conducted extensive literature searches


Penn Resiliency Project, Philadelphia, PA                                                                    June 2006-March 2007                                                                                                       Research Assistant

-Conducted structured clinical interviews (DISCs) with middle and high school students

-Carried out integrity coding to be included in publication on resilience in children and


-Performed general research tasks including data management, telephone and literature



Treatment Research Center, Philadelphia, PA                                                        September 2005-May 2006                                                                                        Research Assistant

-Conducted internal monitoring of several drug studies, screened data for errors and

  compiled reports on inconsistencies

-Created a time efficient organizational system for patient session tapes

-Carried out general office tasks such as data entry, filing and lab maintenance


 Extracurricular Activities:


Penn Chapter of ASDA , Philadelphia, PA                                                                 January 2009-May 2009

-Taught class on Oral Hygiene in West Philadelphia schools (volunteer)

-Created interactive lesson plans and materials to target younger age group


 3rd annual Psi Chi Conference, Philadelphia, PA                                                                          March 2008                                                                             

-Designed and conducted a semester long study on Penn undergraduate women

  investigating disinhibited overeating in restrained junk food cravers

-Performed statistical analysis on accumulated data

-Presented poster in front of expert panel of judges


 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification, Philadelphia, PA                  January 2007-April 2007

-Completed semester long certification training course in emergency medical response   


-Completed full day rotation in Temple Hospital Emergency Room

-Performed CPR, EKGs and assisted doctors and nurses with resuscitation efforts


 Additional Information:


Languages: Fluent in Russia

Interests: Cooking, Art, Evolutionary Psychology and World Travel