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Tutor profile: Patty R.

Patty R.
Medical student with teaching experience.
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About Patty

About Patty
I am currently a second-year medical student who previously worked in scientific publishing, in a breast cancer research lab, and taught post-baccalaureate science writing and creative writing courses. As a medical student, I understand that certain concepts can be ... challenging. For me, the best part about teaching is being able to simplify a difficult idea and then watching my students have that 'aha!' moment where it all clicks into place. Sometimes all it takes to get over a hump of confusion is having someone explain the topic or...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I've taught college level science writing and creative writing courses, as well as held various writing workshops for scientists whose first language is something other than English.
Rowan University
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
2016 - 2020
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Literature (Creative Writing)
Master's Degree
2008 - 2010
University of Pennsylvania
Liberal Studies
Master's Degree
2006 - 2007
Bennington College
Visual Arts (Studio)
Bachelor's Degree
1998 - 2002

Work Experience

Work Experience
American Association for Cancer Research, Editorial Associate
2010 - 2014

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