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Shreya Pokharel

Shreya Pokharel

Program Assistant

The Institute for Family Health

Program Assistant at The Institute for Family Health

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The Institute for Family Health

Program Assistant

Groundwork Hudson Valley

Science Barge Educator

- Educated school groups about sustainability by teaching them about renewable energy, urban farming (aquaponics, hydroponics), and composting.

Groundwork Hudson Valley

Program Assistant/Water Quality Consultant

- Wrote reports for a park construction grant, and coordinated volunteers for water quality testing.

Groundwork Hudson Valley

Development Assistant

- Assisted in various fundraising tasks including database upkeep, thank you letters, and general correspondence with outside supporters.

Tri-County Health Department

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Environmental Health Intern

- Extensive involvement in characterization of private wells for RMA contamination.
- Spearheaded public relations effort to gain public support and approval for private well sampling.
- Responsible for sample collection, packaging shipment (including Chain-of Custody), laboratory analysis of inorganic parameters and analytes, database management, laboratory supplies inventory, and maintenance/cleaning of laboratory equipment.
- Shadowed health care professionals in varied public health fields including food safety, pool, septic and body art inspections, vector control, and Mother’s first initiative.

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City of Fort Collins, Environmental Services Department

Waste Management Intern

- Responsible for various aspects of waste management projects including research, designing literature, public outreach and communication.

Colorado State University

Research Assistant

- Worked independently to acquire and compare critical data related to bacterial and archaeal ammonia-oxidizing communities.
- Extensive application of laboratory techniques such as ligation, transformation, electrophoresis, cloning, plasmid isolation, Gel Electrophoresis, PCR and plate streaking.
- Presented research at the 18th Annual Front Range Ecology Symposium.

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Career
Career medium 01

Colorado State University

Global Village Mentor

- Acted as a live-in mentor for an international residential living and learning community.
- Organized various internationally orientated programs and educational activities.

Career

Colorado State University

Teaching Assistant - Globalization

- Served as teaching assistant for a section of ~30 freshmen.
- Held office hours, graded tests, acted as a student role model.

Career medium 05

Society of Global Health Researchers in Action

Research Assistant

- Part of a research team seeking to implement poppy seed bio-fuel in Afghanistan and Pakistan in a non-profit organizational setting.
- Prepared literature review on various topics including peak phosphorus and ecology of research implementation onto different societies.

Career

Kidz Plex

Group Leader

- Supervised up to 15 kids ages 4-11; built communication, leadership, and teamwork skills.

Career medium 03

Western Colorado Research Center

Research Assistant

- Responsibilities included data collection for a Plum Pox Virus survey including field collection and shipment of leaf samples.
- Gained substantial experience with nematode extraction from soil samples, cataloging of data and maintaining a concise scientific journal.

Career

Università degli Studi della Tuscia

Colorado State University

BS, Environmental Health