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Christopher D. Ingram, OMS


EDUCATION

       Western University of Health Sciences – COMP-NW | Lebanon, Oregon             2018-Present

               Osteopathic Medicine

 

University of Utah | Salt Lake City, Utah                                                                               2011-2014

B.S. Psychology | Pediatric Clinical Research Minor                     

 

Utah Valley University | Orem, Utah                                                                                      2009-2011

        Behavioral Science

 

Brigham Young University | Provo, Utah                                                                             2008-2009

               General Education

 

Brigham Young University – Idaho | Rexburg, Idaho                                                      2004-2005

        General Education

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Victim Witness Coordinator                                                                                                     2016- 2018

Spanish Speaking Child Victim Assistant Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                 

        Utah County Children’s Justice Center | Provo, Utah

  • Selected, coordinated, and trained 25 volunteers in the child victim mentor and on-site victim support programs
  • Followed-up with and assisted families after child interviews
  • Provided intake interviews and coordinated the organization of clients at The Family Justice Center
  • Interpreted Spanish and translated documents

 

Health Information Management                                                                                            2014-2015

Intermountain Health Care | Provo, Utah                                                         2008-2011                                                        

  • Managed and processed medical records; about 100-200 daily
  • Updated, Scanned, and indexed EMR’s
  • Operated front desk, provided customer service and release of information
  • Managed storage, transfer and indexing of all records created in the years 1994 to 2010
  • Interpreted Spanish

 

Certified Nursing Assistant                                                                                                        2012-2014

Avalon Valley Rehabilitation | Salt Lake City, Utah                                                                 

  • Aided 12 to 14 residents a day with activities of daily living including dressing, eating,    showering, transferring, and exercise
  • Assisted 20 residents a day with therapy based care
  • Managed the dining area during meal times
  • Kept careful records of vital signs and measurements of daily activity
  • Supported nursing staff with precautions related to rehabilitation and wound care

 

 

VOLUNTEER and COMMUNITY SERVICE  

 

Lead Student Ambassador                                                                                                                   2019

        Western University of Health Sciences – COMP-NW | Lebanon, Oregon      

  • Coordinate the training and scheduling of student ambassadors
  • Work with the admissions department to ensure a quality interview experience

 

Hospice Care Volunteer                                                                                                             2017-2018

First Choice Home Health and Hospice | Orem, Utah                                                                 

  • Provided bi weekly visits to patient currently receiving hospice care
  • Assisted with a wide range of activities including shopping and cleaning
  • Provided emotional support and companionship

 

Enrollment Volunteer                                                                                                                  2013-2014

Utah Health Policy Project | Salt Lake City, Utah                                                                                                                         

  • Assisted community members with the application process for Medicaid
  • Was placed in schools and district office to provide support for children and their families
  • Attended after school programs to inform Spanish speaking communities

 

Team Lead                                                                                                                                                     2011

Help International | Arusha, Tanzania                                                                                                                         

  • Collaborated with local NGO’s to design and implement sustainable projects design to support their programs
  • Supported various team leads in completing projects
  • Led teams of volunteers in designing an HIV education program, a mushroom farming project and an eye exam camp

 

LDS Missionary                                                                                                                                2005-2007

LDS Church | Mendoza, Argentina                                                                                                                            

  • Served for two years proselytizing and providing spiritual support to communities in the provinces of San Juan and Mendoza Argentina
  • Provided physical service in various areas such as construction, gardening and teaching English lessons

                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

 

Western University of Health Sciences – COMP-NW | Lebanon, Oregon            2018-present

 

    Heat shock testing research

  • Examining the influence of the expression of heat shock proteins on the susceptibility to infection of Biomphalaria Sudanica by Schistasoma mansoni

 

     Snail Attractant research

  • Testing the effects of various attractants on Biomphalaria glabrata behavior

 

     UCL tear research

  • Examining the reliability of X-rays in the diagnosing of UCL tears of the thumb
  • Has been accepted by the IRB and is in the beginning stages

 

Academic Associate Program                                                                                                    2013-2014

Primary Children’s Hospital | Salt Lake City, Utah                                                                                                                            

  • Identified and enrolled participants through informed consent into various research projects
  • Assisted researches by taking samples, providing interviews and giving surveys
  • Participated in the Physician extender program.  This entailed assisting E.R. physicians with providing communication and comfort to patients as they treated patients from room to room.

 

AWARDS and HONORS

Award of Excellence Scholarship                                                                                                      2004

Brigham Young University- Idaho | Rexburg, Idaho

 

Dean’s List                                                                                            Semesters throughout 2011-2014

Utah Valley University | Orem, Utah

University of Utah | Salt Lake City, Utah

 

 

HOBBIES and INTERESTS

Rock climbing, Backpacking, Fishing, Vegetable gardening, Cooking, Traveling,

Reading, Basketball, Guitar and music, Exercise