The March 2019 Intern Spotlight is on Salwa Rahaman. Salwa completed her Health Science Studies internship at Texan Allergy & Sinus Center with Kris Bartee, MSN, ACNPC-A. During her 150 supervised clock hour internship, she learned about environmental & food allergy testing, treatment and how an allergy office is run at one of their sixteen locations in Texas. One of the highlights of her internship was observing balloon sinuplasty procedures performed by Dr. Paul Fulmer to reduce symptoms of rhinosinusitis. Sic ’em!
The February 2019 Intern Spotlight is on Nicole Smith. Nicole completed her Health Science Studies Pre-Physician Assistant internship with a certified OB/GYN Physician Assistant. During her 150 supervised clock hour internship, she learned how to put to use the knowledge she gained in human anatomy & physiology, maternal & infant health, and human diseases classes at Baylor. Sic’em!
The January 2019 Intern Spotlight is on Georgia Beatty. Georgia completed her Exercise Physiology internship at Athlete Training & Health with strength and conditioning coach and coordinator Chris Holt MS, CSCS, CPT, USAW. She learned how to put to use the knowledge she gained in his techniques of strength & conditioning, facilities & equipment and exercise & sports nutrition classes at Baylor. During her 300 supervised clock-hour internship, she shadowed classes, cleaned equipment, explored Athlete Training and Health’s curriculum and welcomed guests into the facility. Sic’em!
The November 2018 Intern Spotlight is on Angela Zuniga . Angela completed her Dance Minor internship at Joy’s School of Dance under the direction of Natalie George. She taught skill classes and organized costumes for the company’s large spring dance recital. During her 150 supervised clock-hour internship, she created campaigns on social media for the studio and learned behind-the-scenes details from the office manager. Sic’em!
The October 2018 Intern Spotlight is on Richard Fuentes. Richard completed his Exercise Physiology internship at the D1 Sports Training facility. He shadowed the strength coaches during specialized classes and camps. He also cleaned, re-racked weights and completed inventory routine checks. During his 300 supervised clock-hour internship, he learned procedures of a large workout facility and climbed up the intern ladder. Sic’em!
Look who I saw near the fountain…Boo, The Baylor Family’s first dog. 🙂
The September 2018 Intern Spotlight is on Micaela Anderson. Micaela completed her Health Science Studies Pre-Dental internship at the Madison Cooper Clinic – Family Health Center. She shadowed the dentist and dental hygienists through routine check-ups and fillings. During her 150 supervised clock-hour internship, she learned procedures and created a brochure to include the damaging effects of juice for children’s teeth for the clinic to disperse. Sic’em!
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The May 2018 Intern Spotlight is on Faith Badders. Faith completed her Public Health internship at a Public Health Department. She was able to use the topics she learned in health promotion while working on her project during her summer internship. She worked on grants and educating youth on healthy choices. Sic’em!
Health, Human Performance & Recreation Interns are Lighting Up Baylor!
Keep up the good work!
-HHPR Internship Coordinator, Kim Smith, M.Ed
The December 2017 Intern Spotlight is on Mackenzie Haines. Mackenzie completed her Exercise Physiology internship at the Baylor Exercise and Biochemical Nutrition Lab on a research study. Under the direction of Dr. Darryn Willoughby, during her internship she worked on a project entitled, “Skeletal Muscle Estrogen Receptor Activation in Response to Eccentric Exercise Up-Regulates Myogenic-Related Gene Expression Independent of Differing Serum Estradiol Levels Occurring During the Human Menstrual Cycle” and it has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Sport Science and Medicine for the March 2018 issue. Sic’em!
The November 2017 Intern Spotlight is on Sarah Ohn. Sarah completed her Health Science Studies Pre-Dent internship at Saddle Creek Dental. An internship at this dental office with Dr. Jacob Moore and Dr. Dod David Moore allowed her to see how a successful dental practice operates. Sarah will attend a Texas dental school in Fall 2018. Sic’em!
The October 2017 Intern Spotlight is on Ceron Ford. Ceron completed his Public Health internship at a Public Health Department. An internship in health education allowed him to teach others about smoking cessation focusing on a curriculum used nationwide. Sic’em!
The September 2017 Intern Spotlight is on Erika Reese. Erika completed her Health Science Studies internship at Steps2Strides Therapy Center in Abilene, TX. Erika was able to brighten each pediatric physical therapy patient’s day by welcoming them and staying with them during their therapy sessions. She saw real-world application of her HSS curriculum come to life while shadowing the physical therapist. Sic’em!
The August 2017 Intern Spotlight is on Anthony Madrid. Anthony completed his Exercise Physiology internship at Baylor Athletic Performance. An internship with Baylor Athletics allowed Anthony to apply the theories/principles he learned in his exercise physiology and techniques of strength & conditioning courses to increase performance in collegiate athletes. Sic’em
The January Intern Spotlight is on Yasmin Kiper. Yasmin completed her Exercise Physiology Internship in Cardiac Rehab with Tootie Murry. She checked patients in, took their blood pressure & heart rate and helped attach leads. Yasmin worked with patients on beginning stretches, warm-ups and learned how to monitor the leads to determine cardiac output. Sic’em!
The November Intern Spotlight is on Grant Hallbauer. Grant completed his Health Science Studies Pre-Med Internship at Family Medical Associates of Conroe. Grant shadowed physicians and gave seminars to patients about diabetes and how they can change their diet to reduce the number of carbohydrates consumed daily. This included a session to the staff to educate them on diet change for use with patients. Grant was able to increase awareness of hidden sugar in common foods. Sic’em!
The October Intern Spotlight is on Greg Garrett. Greg completed his Exercise Physiology Internship at D1 Sports Training. Greg led training groups/classes, cleaned equipment, set out equipment needed for classes like kettle bells, agility ladders, and battle ropes and also spotted weight-lifters. He has learned about the strength and conditioning aspects of exercise physiology and has decided he would like to start his career in strength and conditioning following graduation. Sic’em!
The August Intern Spotlight is Matt McCullough. Matt completed his Exercise Physiology Internship in the BLEST and EBNL Research Lab at Baylor University. Matt researches three days a week and does data collection two days a week. He spins the collected blood vials in the centrifuge, separates the serum into a special tube and then sends it off for testing to use for a research study. He would like to pursue a doctorate in EP after graduation. Sic ’em!
Watch the YouTube video on Matt McCullough’s Internship Experience here on the Baylor_HHS Channel!