CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

February 2014 – Current

Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of medicine in Emergency Medicine for the Hrvatska Kostajnica area in Sisak-Moslavina County.  Responsible for patient stabilization, working in a team of three to transport patients from the region to the hospital in Sisak.  Primary care provider due to lack of doctors in the region.  Most of my patients were treated and stabilized at home and in the clinic, saving costs to the hospital.  I organized the clinic to be efficient and created protocols that must be used by team members to meet ERC standards.
June 2012 – Current
President
Hrvatsko-Malezijska Kulturološka UdrugaThe Croatian-Malaysian Cultural Society is an NPO to create a network between organizations and businesses between Croatia and Malaysia. We hold an event on August 31 (the Malaysian Independence Day), selling Malaysian food for promotion of Malaysian culinary, to open a social club for promotion of multi-cultural friendliness, and to create a buddy system to help Malaysian or Southeast Asian students introduce themselves the culture and lifestyle of Croatia.
SCIENTIFIC-RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
July 2013 – August 2013
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of medicine in Tourist Primary Care Center in the isolated town Martinšćica and the surrounding area.  Up to 5000 residents were under my care and within the two months, I treated patients with very little backup from the Primary Care Center in Mali Lošinj or Cres. Monitored chronic patients by voluntarily performing house calls and treated acute injuries in my clinic.
May 2013 – June 2013
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of medicine in Emergency Medicine for the Zadar region.  Responsible for patient stabilization, working in a team of three to transport patients from the region to tertiary facilities in Zadar.  Most of my patients were treated and stabilized at home and in the clinic, saving costs to the hospital.

September 2011 – September 2012

Participating in evaluating patients, attend outpatient clinics, manage patients in emergency and assist in medical procedures.  Rotations include General Medicine (42 days), Medical Care of Nursing, Small Children and Preschoolers (21 days), School Medicine (14 days), Women’s Health and Pregnancy (14 days), Occupational Medicine (14 days), Emergency medicine (28 days), Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (14 days), Infectious Diseases (14 days), Psychiatry (14 days), Dermatology and Venereology (14 days), Otorhinolaryngology (14 days), Ophthalmology (14 days), Internal Medicine (42 days), Neurology (28 days), Pediatrics (21 days), General Surgery (28 days), Gynecology and Obstetrics (14 days) and Radiology (14 days).
July 2011 – January 2012
Research Collaborator
University of Zagreb – Faculty of Kinesiology
Researching the relationship of PTS and anthropometric measurements of
the human body.
October 2007 – June 2008
Student Demonstrator for Clinical Propaedeutics Course
University of Zagreb – Faculty of Medicine
Assisted in shadowing doctors in the field of internal medicine at REBRO University Hospital. Demonstrated history taking, physical examination, basic diagnostic techniques, and patient interaction, rights and confidentiality to students in preparation for their clinical rotations in internal medicine.
July 2002 – February 2003
Administrative Assistant and Laboratory Processor
aaiPharma Inc. – Clinical Trials Department
Member of a phase I clinical trial team. Primary responsibilities included pre-processing blood during timed blood draws for analysis, and pre-screening potential subjects using urine drug and pregnancy immunoassays. Assisted the research nurse in drawing blood for subject screening and analysis, pre- and post-trial. Generally assisted the research nurse, clinical research physician and clinical study coordinators in organizing and preparing subject charts, and in the revision and organization of the clinic to improve efficiency. (view letter of recommendation)
August 2000 – December 2001
Teacher’s Assistant to Biochemistry Lab BCH 452
North Carolina State University – Department of Biochemistry
Delivered lectures on biochemistry laboratory procedures, and helped with laboratory setup for experiments. Subjects covered include: basic skills in the use of volumetric equipment, spectrophotometers, chromatography, electrophoresis, assaying small quantities of biological materials, and analysis of laboratory data.
July 2001 – August 2001
Teacher’s Assistant to Introduction to Biochemistry BCH 451
North Carolina State University – Department of Biochemistry
Responsible for weekly lectures and directing students in understanding the introductory concepts of biochemistry. Subjects covered include: biochemical structures, properties, functions and interactions, enzyme kinetics, and central pathways of metabolism.
January 2001 – May 2001
Teacher’s Assistant to Quantitative Chemistry CH 315
North Carolina State University – Department of Chemistry
Lectured students on the fundamental principles and modern techniques of chemical analyses including spectrochemical, electrochemical, volumetric and chromatographic methods of analysis, and interpretation and statistical analysis of its data.
NON-SCIENTIFIC WORK EXPERIENCE
March 2010 – October 2010
Hostel Manager
City Centre Info Point & Accommodation
Maintaining high standards of the hostel, balancing of monthly budget, management and coordination of four staff members, networking with other businesses on Tkalčićeva to collaborate efforts in increasing both the popularity of the street and Zagreb.  Collaborations have been made with the other central hostels, Mali Medo, Agava Restaurant, Giardino Caffe Bar and Funk Club.
June 2009 – March 2010
Bartender (Volunteer)
Bacchus Jazz Bar
Bartending, waiting tables, and responsible for opening and closing the café bar following standard bar and restaurant operating protocols. Bacchus Jazz Bar was listed as “the Best New Spot” in Zagreb by Timeout Magazine 2009.
April 2003 – June 2004
IT Technician
Embassy of Malaysia – Zagreb, Croatia
Embassy computers and network maintenance, webmaster for temporary embassy website, establishing embassy and library inventory, and creating an inventory database on Microsoft Access.
February 2002 – August 2002
Salesperson
Best Buy – Television Department
Responsible for acquiring knowledge of new and upcoming technologies, inventory counts, promotion of new products and gadgetry, and customer service.
PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
Social skills and competences
Good ability to adjust to multi-cultural environments due to diplomatic parents; great inter-personal and team skills from being in sports teams and through a multi-disciplined work environment; good communication and managing skills from hostel management and other odd jobs (i.e. fast food and bartending).
Organisational skills and competences
Able to lead teams, staff and hold lectures from experiences as team captain in cross-country, triathlon, wrestling and track; held management and administrative positions that involved making decisions and implementing policies; lectured students and led classes without a supervisor in upper level subjects during undergraduate studies.
Technical skills and competences
BLS, EPLS, ALS, Outpatient Emergency Medicine, electrophoresis, chromatography, PCR, ELISA, and mRNA, DNA and protein isolation and quantification; general medical knowledge in patient interaction, history taking, physical examination and primary diagnostic techniques.
Computer skills and competences
Microsoft XP to Windows 10 (competent in troubleshooting major software issues); good command of all Microsoft Office products, Adobe Macromedia Flash, html and css script for  web design, and network setup and troubleshooting.
Artistic skills and competences
Able to play the guitar, double bass, French horn, mellophone, trumpet, trombone and piano; compose songs and write short essays that are published on networking sites; Tri-M (Modern Music Masters); part of the North Carolina State University Men’s Glee Club (1997 – 2001) and Pep Rally Band (1998 – 1999).
Other skills and competences
Member of the Hash House Harriers, an international running club, for over 15 years; was part of the North Carolina State University Triathlon Club (2000 – 2001).

Languages

English (5/5), Croatian (4/4), German (3/3) and Bahasa Malaysia (2/2) Spoken/Written.
Publications
“Social Determinants of Health in Transitional Countries.” Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine 2005, Volume 5 (1) 2-4. (view article)
“Determinants of Health in Transitional Countries.” Medicinar 2005 Volume 46 no. 2.
“Mucho Amor En La Habitacion!” Medicinar 2004 Volume 45 no. 2.
Scholarships
Malaysian Public Service Department (JPA) Scholarship for medical studies.


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