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Louiza - Prof biology - New York
$50/h
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Lessons offered by Louiza
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Anatomy
  • Zoology
  • Physiology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College / University
  • Adult Education

Biology, Chemistry, Math, Geometry, Writing, English, History, Information, Greek and some Spanish

Methodology

BA chemistry, MS biology and journalism - both from NYU
MPhil information science from CW Post
PhD candidate information science from CW Post
wrote for NYU newspaper and some local Queens newspapers
author of four books
fitness trainer
acting, dancing and singing experience
world traveler
well-read
years of transform workshops

Background

Tutoring at wonderful charity organization headed by Sister Tes, Hour Children for all grades, English (spelling, vocabulary), chemistry and geometry
I like to challenge children and also have them feel great about themselves when they make progress, believe in them and see what their natural talents and interests are.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $50/h
Lessons offered by Louiza
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Cell biology
  • Anatomy
  • Zoology
  • Physiology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • College / University
  • Adult Education

Louiza's resume

Louiza Patsis New York City
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SUMMARY: Medical and science writer/editor with more than 12 years of experience with medical education, pharmaceutical advertising, and medical publishing companies; edited, proofread and fact checked CME material and advertisements

EDUCATION
New York University Chemistry BA
New York University MS Biomedical Journalism
CW Post Long Island University MPhil Information Science, Ph.D. candidate

Science Courses Biochemistry, Genetics, Oncology, Virology, Toxicology, Physiology, Cell Biology, Immunology
Ph.D. Courses Human Computer Interaction, Information Retrieval, Knowledge Organization, Information Policy, Organization Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Research Methods I and II
Dissertation Conducted a literature review on the history of telemedicine and topics relevant to telemedicine such as diagnosis, treatment, telemonitoring, cost and laws
Searched the Scopus database and used a random sample of the search to find authors, journals, and keywords in telemedicine; determined if telemedicine is a discourse community or domain; and created a new telemedicine taxonomy

EXPERIENCE

TUTORING
Hour Children
• Saturday tutor in English and Mathematics for grades 1-12 2017

TRANSLATING 2009-2016
• Translated Greek for witnesses at depositions
Experience includes being the sole translator at a million-dollar bulk carrier arbitration case on Wall Street
and in several cases dealing with construction and automobile accidents
• Translated Greek and Spanish for students and teachers at parent teacher meeting or tests

Clients: Department of Education, Department of Justice, Geneva Worldwide, Legal World, Elite Translations

PUBLISHING COMPANIES 1998-2016

• Proofread and edited chapters in medical and pharmacy
textbooks in areas such as: Immunology, Obstetrics - Gynecology, Oncology,
and Pharmacology; corresponded with physicians
• Edited science textbooks for grade schools; supervised the
rewriting of 1970s books for grades K-6
• Champak Magazine of Delhi Press: edited children’s stories

Clients: McGraw-Hill 9/98-1/99
Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing 9/06-12/06
Thieme Medical Publishers 8/14-Present

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND PHARMACEUTICAL ADVERTISING 2003-2016
• Edited and proofread monographs, slide kits, and journal articles
• Edited and rewrote sections of continuing medical education and advertising
content for physicians, pharmaceutical representatives and patients
• Checked AMA style for continuing medical education
• Conducted fact checking
• Communicated with freelance writers for updates and fact checks
• Created and edited PowerPoint and Flash Points presentations

Clients:

5Strong 9/02-12/02 Adelphi 6/04-12/04 Grey Health Care 9/05-12/05
BGB 2016 Morrison Media 1/05-8/05 Rapp 9/07-12/07, 12/15

STEM EDUCATION 2014-2015

• It’s About Time: Edited online STEM high school education in biotechnology and manufacturing
including documents, art and video

SCIENCE JOURNALISM 2012-2013

• Louise Blouin Media: Chose and uploaded AP and Reuters stories using Drupal
• Wrote Wordpress blog posts
• Hired and supervised blog contributors and edited their work
• Researched science facts on Eurekalert, Medline and other Web sites
• Uploaded and approved images and videos

WEB SITES 2010-2012

• NYU School of Continuing Education: Edited ads that appeared on NYC subway and in the NY Times 1/10-12/10
• Kathryn Brickell Music School: Content writer on musical instruments, genres, history and performers 6/12-8/12

ARTICLES 1998-2008
• Wrote online articles for Northshore University Hospital Web sites and other Web sites, and publications
Articles: A Conserved HIV gp120, Congenital Heart Disease Caused by Mutation, Nicotine: Tolerance
and Its Effects on the Cardiovascular System, The Lungs and the Fetus
• Interviewed researchers and pharmacists, and wrote articles on their work

Clients:

Modern Drug Discovery 5/97-9/97 North Shore University Hospital 5/97-9/97 US Pharmacist 1/00
Angels in Medicine 9/04-1/05 Stevens Institute 6/08-9/08

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES 1999-2000

• Checked and edited lab data for the Food and Drug Administration and the NDA
• Worked with a team of scientists to analyze and compile
Celexa™ and Metformin analytical data; utilized ACS and AMA styles

Clients: Wyeth 9/99-1/00 Forest Laboratories 1/00-6/00

SKILLS
AMA and AP style, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint, Medline research, Lexis-Nexis, dictation, medical terminology, typing, database research: SCOPUS, EBSCO and library online catalogs

BOOKS
The Boy in a Wheelchair; Life, Work and Play; Pocket Guide to Fitness

LANGUAGES Written and verbal fluency in Greek; intermediate Spanish

HONORS Presidential Scholarship and May Gruber Scholarship, National Honor Society
Professional Organizations American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Writers Union, National Association of Science Writers, American Medical Writers Association, National Academy of Science, American Women in Science




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