RESUME

MONIKA DYRCZ
monikamuscles@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness,  June 2017
Bastyr University, San Diego, CA

  • Science-based curriculum in nutrition including coursework in macronutrients, micronutrients, pathology, counseling nutrition assessment, food science and biostatistics

 Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and International Studies,  June 2004
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

  • Completed curriculum with double major in global international studies and chemistry

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Research Intern
University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA,  2016 – Present

  • Assist in maize plant biology experiments including cultivation, treatment and harvest
  • Conduct GC/MS analysis of plant tissue utilizing vapor phase extraction techniques
  • Assist in LC/MS analysis of plant tissue  utilizing vapor phase extraction techniques
  • Basic PCR and DNA extraction techniques

Teaching Assistant
Bastyr University, San Diego, CA,  2016 – Present

  • Prepare student biochemistry laboratory manuals
  • Prepare laboratory kits and equipment for each class experiment
  • Inventory laboratory equipment and experiment kits
  • Create biosafety and laboratory safety presentation

Research Intern
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA,  2015 – Present

  • Interview study participants
  • Measure participant body composition through use of Bod Pod, BIA, tape measure
  • Handle and prepare blood serum and plasma for storage and future assay analysis
  • Assist in assay kit selection, analysis, reagent and equipment preparation and clean up

Research Assistant
Bastyr University, San Diego, CA 2015  – Present

  • Collect and assess literature for manuscript incorporation
  • Perform basic data analysis via SPSS

Other Experience

 Marketing Intern
Nutrigenomix, Toronto, Canada 2017 – Present

  • Develop networks for business growth in genetic analysis for sport nutrition
  • Verify translation of genetic analysis for health and sport nutrition reports in the Polish language
  • Consult on marketing materials and business development strategies

Market Research and Intelligence Analyst
Magpie Enterprises Incorporated, San Diego, CA,  2014 – 2016

  • Prepared proposals, summaries and presentations for various projects
  • Managed website content and some related media
  • Researched global political and economic behavior in relation to the defense market and sales
  • Reviewed project material of other employees
  • Assisted in project development, project strategy and analysis

 Blog Writer and Guest Speaker
Fuel My Life, San Diego, CA,  2015 – present

  • Guest Speaker at Kitchens For Good, San Diego, CA
  • Author of self-created website fuel-my-life.com and guest author for Sexy Strong LLC
  • Featured on Wellnessforce.com and Bastyr University Clinic blog
  • Hosted a nutrition label workshop for Beauty Fit Bootcamp of Chula Vista, CA

 Personal Trainer (NASM CPT, FNS)
Sly King Fitness, San Diego, CA,  2013 – 2015

  • Provided one-on-one and group personal training to clients with varying degrees of ability and goals
  • Designed and implemented fitness/wellness programs according to client needs such as physical test preparation, sport competition preparation, injury management and recovery, hypertrophy, strength endurance training and functional exercise
  • Provided nutritional and behavioral modification guidelines to clients by ways of food log reviews, restaurant menu reviews, recipes and nutrition education

Personal Trainer (NASM CPT, FNS)
Crunch Fitness, Bonita, CA,  2012 – 2013

  • Provided personal training to diverse clientele
  • Instructed group classes of up to 30 people in cardio, BOSU, conditioning, core and TRX
  • Experienced working with special populations, including youth, seniors and members with disabilities

 Personal Trainer (NASM CPT)          
Urban Body, San Diego, CA,  2012

  • Lead group exercise classes
  • Provided exercise and facility information through gym tours
  • Created fitness/wellness programs according to client needs such as physical test preparation, sport competition preparation, injury management and recovery and functional exercise

Personal Trainer
Island Fitness, Bainbridge Island, WA,  2011 – 2012

  • Experienced working with special populations, including: youth, seniors, individuals with disabilities and post-accident or post-surgery clientele
  • Instructed group exercise classes for youth athletes, weight-loss program participants and community promotional classes

Lieutenant, Surface Warfare Officer (Nuclear)
United States Navy,  2004 – 2010

  • Lead a division of over 30 personnel in engineering and deck operations, maintenance, repairs and training of a Landing Ship, Dock
  • Completed the Naval Nuclear Training Program
  • Lead a mechanical division of over 30 personnel in engineering, operations, maintenance, training and repair of a machinery room of an Aircraft Carrier
  • Oversaw operations of a nuclear reactor critical to Aircraft Carrier operations

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Nutrition (Campus Captain)
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • San Diego District of the California Dietetic Association
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine

 Languages

 Polish

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s