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Irene Young


Irene Young

EDUCATION     

June 2022              Western University of Health Sciences, COMP- North West                              Lebanon, OR                                                                                                                           

                              Candidate for the of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

                             

May 2016             Chapman University                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                             

                              Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Allied Health

 

June 2015              California State University, Fullerton                              Fullerton, CA                                                                                                                           

                        No degree earned

 

June 2014              East Los Angeles College (ELAC)                              Monterey Park, CA                                                                                                                 

                        Associate of Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer, Associate of Arts in Social and Behavior Sciences

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017-2018             East Los Angeles College                               Monterey Park, CA                                                                                                                 

Assistant Coach for Women’s Water Polo and Swimming

  • Conducted morning and afternoon practices, in the water and also dry land workouts
  • Created workouts for the team
  • Weekly competitions
  • Team inventory
  • Created activities for team building

 

2016-2018             East Los Angeles College                               Monterey Park, CA                                                                                                                 

Tutor

  • Tutoring students in Anatomy, Physiology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology, Psychology, and Math
  • Weekly meetings to improve tutoring sessions
  • Assist students in the computer lab and making appointments for tutoring

 

2014-2016             Chapman University                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

Chemistry and Calculus Supplemental Instruction Leader

  • Prepared worksheets for supplemental instruction sessions in General Chemistry and Calculus
  • Collaborated with professors to meet the needs of their students
  • Held sessions and collaborated with students  

 

2015-2016             Sammy Yung, D.D.S.                              Rosemead, CA                                                                                                                        

                              Paid Internship                                                                                                                     

  • Insurance billing paperwork for patients  
  • Organized charts and called patients for appointment reminders
  • Sorted dental instruments into proper cabinets and drawers
  • Packaged sterile dental instruments  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2018- Current       Western University of Health Sciences COMP-North West                                Lebanon, OR                                                                                                                           

  • A Retrospective Analysis on the Short-Term Effectiveness of the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital (SLCH)

 

2018- Current       Western University of Health Sciences COMP-North West                                Lebanon, OR                                                                                                                           

Lead Researcher

  • Created a project to see the if there is a radiographic measurement suited for the diagnosis of UCL tears of the thumb
  • Currently in the process of collecting data

 

2019                      Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

Pediatric Urology Graduate Student Researcher

  • Worked with CHOC and Duke Medicine over the summer to determine the prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms in children diagnosed with diabetes
  • Had patient/parent interaction in order to inquire about symptoms

 

2016-2018             Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

Pediatric Urology Undergraduate Student Researcher

  • Working closely with a pediatric urologist and fellow on the study of Prenatal Hydronephrosis to determine an anterior-posterior diameter (APD) cut-off measurement after birth on renal ultrasounds at which it is safe to exempt patients from follow-up diagnostic imaging
  • Ability to interpret patient charts, and diagnostic imaging such as ultrasounds, VCUG, and MAG of kidneys to determine hydronephrosis, SFU grade, and APD
  • Utilize SPSS statistical software as a novel way to predict outcome of these patients
  • Additional projects include determining preoperative factors that will indicate the outcome of the testes following an Orchidopexy and a case report regarding malignant schwannoma

 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

[1] Djahangirian, O., Young, I., Dorgalli, C., Bissaillon, A., Tran, N., Walia, A., Abdelhalim, A., Wang, P., Selby, B., Billimek,        J.,Wehbi, E., McAleer, I. and Khoury, A. (2018). "Safe Discharge Parameters for Patients With Isolated Antenatal Hydronephrosis. Poster presented at the 2nd Annual Samaritan Scholarly Symposium, Corvallis, OR (May 2019).

 

[2] Djahangirian, O., Young, I., Dorgalli, C., Bissaillon, A., Tran, N., Walia, A., Abdelhalim, A., Wang, P., Selby, B., Billimek,        J.,Wehbi, E., McAleer, I. and Khoury, A. (2018). "Safe Discharge Parameters for Patients With Isolated Antenatal Hydronephrosis. Poster presented at OPSO Winter Conference, Sunriver, OR (February 2019).

 

[3] Abdelhalim, A., Chamberlin, J., Wang, ZT., Young, I., Chuang, KW., Stephany, H., Khoury, A. (2019). “Testicular Size      Changes Throughout Laparscopic Staged Orchiopexy: Does Testicular Vessel Division Result In Testicular Atrophy?”          Urology

 

[4] Bhangoo, A., Wang, PZT., Young, I., Sasson, A., Taguibao, R., Khoury, A. (2018). “A severe case of testotoxicosis in an              infant due to a c.1732G>C (p.ASP578His) LHCGR gene mutation associated with nodular Leydig cell hyperplasia.”             International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports (2018)

 

[5] Abdelhalim, A., Chamberlin, J., Wang, ZT., Young, I., Chuang, KW., Stephany, H., Khoury, A. (2018). Testicular Size        Changes Throughout Laparscopic Staged Orchiopexy: Does Testicular Vessel Division Result In Testicular Atrophy?.           Poster presented at Societies for Pediatric Urology, 66th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

 

[6] Djahangirian, O., Young, I., Dorgalli, C., Bissaillon, A., Tran, N., Walia, A., Abdelhalim, A., Wang, P., Selby, B., Billimek,        J.,Wehbi, E., McAleer, I. and Khoury, A. (2018). "Safe Discharge Parameters for Patients With Isolated Antenatal Hydronephrosis." Journal of Pediatric Urology (2018): n. pag. Web. 30 Oct. 2018.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2018- 2019            Oregon Special Olympics                              Lebanon, OR                                                                                                                           

Community Service Learning: Volunteer Coach

  • Assist the head coach in swimming
  • Help athletes stretch before activity
  • Encourage and motivate athletes to be their best 

 

2017                      Global Medical Brigades                              Pomona, CA                                                                                                                            

Brigader

  • Volunteered in Nicaragua and set up a free 3-day health clinic. Health stations included were general consultations, obstetrics and gynecology consultation and procedures, dental consultations and procedures, pharmacy, and children’s Charla. Over the span of 3 days, 754 patients were seen.
  • Assisted physicians in triaging patients by taking patient medical history, symptoms, and vital signs: blood pressure, temperature, height, and weight. Assisted physicians in procedures in the obstetrics and gynecology and dental stations: pap smears, teeth extractions, and cavity filling.
  • As a part of the Global Brigade’s holistic model, brigaders assisted with digging trenches for Global Water Brigades.

 

2014-2017             University of California, Irvine Medical Center                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

Lead Operating Room Volunteer, General Volunteer

  • Completed Hours: 300 hours
  • Assist anesthesiologists with pre-operative and post-operative procedures
  • Knowledge of operating room cleaning procedure for room turnovers
  • Set-up of surgical equipment for certain surgical procedures
  • Discharge post-operative patients

 

2014-2015             St. Joseph’s Hospital                              Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

Volunteer in the Orthopedic Nursing Unit

  • Completed 100 hours in the orthopedic nursing unit
  • Assisted nurses in unit discharges, administrative work, answering patient bed calls, answering intra-hospital phone calls, and restocking blankets/linens and water warmers
  • Assisted patients with simple tasks such as ordering meals, dialing their phones, setting televisions sets

                               

AWARDS

2017                      East Los Angeles College; Husky Award                              Monterey Park, CA

2016                      Chapman University; Chancellor’s Honor List, Magna Cum Laude   Orange, CA

2016                      Chapman University; Kinesiology Departmental Honors              Orange, CA

2015                      CHP 11-99; Sullivan Advanced Study Scholarship                     Sacramento, CA  

2014                      Chapman University; Chapman Grant and Trustee’s Scholarship                               Orange, CA                                                                                                                              

2014                      East Los Angeles College; Magna Cum Laude                     Monterey Park, CA

2014                      East Los Angeles College; President’s Honor List             Monterey Park, CA        

2014                      East Los Angeles College; Coaches’ Award Swim & Dive        Monterey Park, CA

2014                      East Los Angeles College; Outstanding Student Athlete                               Monterey Park, CA                                                                             Monterey Park, CA    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2018                      Western University of Health Sciences COMP- North West                                Lebanon, OR                                                                                                                           

  • Sigma Sigma Phi, Student Ambassador, Anatomy TA, Global Health Longitudinal Track, Global Health Club Co-President, Sports Medicine Club Co-President, Surgery Club Co-President