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Michigan Technological University
Miami University (PhD)
I have a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Ecology and a doctorate in Microbiology. I have performed research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA (publication list available). I have mentored high school science students and have taught lecture courses to college students. I am a kind and patient teacher than can alter teaching/tutoring methods to fit the student.
Currently, I am a Microbiologist at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. I have a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Ecology and a doctorate in Microbiology. I have performed research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA… Read more
Karen has tutored both of my college aged kids and did an excellent job. Both were pleased with her service.
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I have a PhD in Microbiology (2004) from Miami University. I completed courses at Miami University in microbial physiology, pathogenic microbiology, microbial ecology, among many others. Additionally, I taught a 100 student lecture course in Microorganisms and Human Disease. Following completion of the degree, I was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital where I published many research papers in top-tier journals, including science publications. I also team-taught a mucosal immunology course to college student interns. I currently work for the Navy as a Research Microbiologist.
As a child, I was soft spoken and I remember being quite afraid to take "Speech" class in high school. However, over the course of my scientific career, from a graduate student to post-doc and now as professional, I have had to perform a great amount of public speaking. I routinely speak to groups anywhere from 10 to 30 to 100 (largest ~250). I have had to develop my own style that was both effect to the audience and comfortable for me. I feel that I am able to help guide others to develop a style that works for them and provide insight and encouragement for becoming proficient at public speaking, a daunting task for many.
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