SARA E. BASSLER
1237 Timberbrook Ct.
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education: Anticipated May 2014. University of Toledo, Main
Ø Cognate Area: Epidemiology
Ø Doctoral Advisors: Dr. Timothy Jordan and Dr. Amy Thompson
Master in Science Biomedical Sciences: December 2007. University of Toledo, Health Science
Campus. Toledo, Ohio.
Ø Concentration: Physician Assistant Studies
Ø Research Advisor: Jay Peterson
Master in Public Health: December 2004. Bowling Green University, Medical College of Ohio, and
University of Toledo. Toledo, Ohio.
Ø Major: Public Health
Ø Concentration: Health Promotion and Education
Bachelor of Science: May 2003. The University of Toledo. Toledo, Ohio.
Ø Major: Exercise Science
Ø Concentration: Pre-medical
Post-Secondary Education: August 1998 -May 1999. Malone College. Canton, Ohio
August 2012- Orthopaedic Physician Assistant- University of Toledo Medical Center
· Work with orthopaedic physician and residents to coordinate, facilitate, and treat all inpatient ortho patients.
August 2009- St. Charles Emergency Room- Premier Health Care
Present Physician Assistant
· Working in collaboration with attending physicians
· Running their minor treatment/fast track area for all patients requiring these services in my shift.
November 2008- University of Toledo Medical Center- Emergency Room
Present Physician Assistant
· Managing the fast track area
· Accessing a majority of patients that come into the ED in the minor screening room
· Educating physician assistant students.
November 2008- Oakwood Hospital Emergency Rooms; Dearborn, Heritage,
Present Southshore and Annapolis locations through ER-One, Inc.
· Work with the attending physicians in collaboration to see, treat, and appropriately admit or discharge all patients that come into the Emergency Department during my shift.
January 2005- Owens Community College
May 2005 Microbiology and Immunology Lab Instructor
· Preparing lab media and specimens
· Writing and giving lectures
· Giving exams and preparing lectures.
August 2003- Lucas County Risk Management
August 2004 Health Coach
· Registering Lucas County employees and their dependents for health club contracts
· Answering any general health related questions
· Distributing a quarterly newsletter.
January 2003- The University of Toledo
May 2003 Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program.
· Assisted with sexual assault education programs
· Performed in Vagina Monologues
· Assisted with various programs such as Take Back the Night and the Clothesline Project.
August 2001- Medical College of Ohio
November 2007 Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician.
· Performing EKG’s on all inpatients, outpatients and emergency room patients
· Attaching holter monitors and scanning results
· Performing stress tests on inpatients and outpatients.
August 2001- Medical College of Ohio
August 2002 Emergency Room Clerk.
· Registering patients,
· Assisting with insurance papers
· Arranging after-hours admissions
· Ordering tests on patients
· Paging physicians
· Sending specimens to the lab
2012: Electrocardiogram, Dysrhythmias. Presented to the 2013 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2012: Electrocardiogram, Rate, Rhythm, Axis and Hypertrophy. Presented to the 2013 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2011: Lumbar Puncture. Presented to the 2012 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2011: Drink this, Not that. Presented to the doctoral students in Health Education at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2011: Maternal and Infant Morality. Presented to the Introduction to Public Health class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2010: Induced Hypothermia in the Cardiac Patient. Presented to the Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Fall Conference 2010.
2007: “The success of Needle Exchange Programs in the Prevention of HIV in the United States.” Presented to the 2007 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
2007: Induction of a Vaginal Delivery. Presented to the 2007 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
2006: Chi Square. Presented to the 2007 Physician Assistant Class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
2004: Euthanasia, A comprehensive look at Physician Assisted Suicide. Presented to the 2004 Fall Death and Dying class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
2004: Automatic External Defibrillators. Presented to the Community Health Organizations spring 2004 class.
2004: HIV/AIDS- Who, When and Where: A look back through the years. Presented to the Spring 2004 Epidemiology class at the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH.
2004: Euthanasia. Presented to the Biomedical Gerontology Spring 2004 class at the University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.
2004: Lead Poisoning. Prepared for the summer 2004 Environmental Health class at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
2003: HIV/AIDS. Presented to the Fall 2003 Public Health Administration class at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
2003: HIV/STD Presentations for the Student Wellness Awareness Team. These were various presentations that were given across the University of Toledo campus.
2011: Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support, November 2011.
2011: Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support, November 2011.
2011: Toledo Hospital Continuing Education Conference, March 2011.
2010: Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Fall Conference, Columbus, Ohio. October 2010.
2009: American Association of Physician Assistant Conference, San Diego, CA.
2008: American Association of Physician Assistant Conference, San Antonio, TX
2008: Physician Assistant National Certification Exam, February 2008
2006: Ohio Association of Physician Assistant Conference, October 2006.
2006: Basic Disaster Life Support, American Medical Association, March 2006.
2005: Interdisciplinary Seminar at the Medical University of Ohio, September 28, 2005
2004: Medical College of Ohio Cardiovascular Symposium, December 9, 2004.
2003: Medical College of Ohio Diversity Training Seminar. Certificate of completion, September 30, 2003.
2002: Emerging Leaders Conference. Sponsored by the University of Toledo Student Activities and Student Affairs Office.
2002: International Golden Key Honour Society Conference, August 8-11, Atlanta, GA.
2002: Omicron Delta Kappa National Conference, February 28- March 3, Louisville, KY.
2002: Student Government National Conference Representative, February 23-26, College Station, TX.
2002: Helicopter Safety/Ride Along Class. Certificate of completion, April 25, 2002.
2001: Cardiographic Technician Examination, Certificate of credentials, December 2001.
2001: Lifeguard Training and Community First Aid and Safety, Certificate of completion, April 2001.
2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011:
American Heart Association CPR Certification, certificate of completion
2001, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Examination, Certificate of completion
Thompson, A., Price, J, & Bassler, S. “College Students and Faculty Perceptions of Concealed Carry on College Campuses.” $24,031. The Joyce Foundation. Funded April, 2012
Thompson, A., Jordan, T., & Bassler, S. “ Pecerptions of Equality” $10,100. The Susan G. Komen Foundation. Funded April, 2012.
2011: Research Project, College Students Perceptions of Firearms on Campus.
2011: Research Project, Prevalence of Breast Cancer and Screening Programs in the
2010: Research Project, Fracture Immobilization: Impact on Self-Reported Pain Scores
2007: Scholarly project, “The success of Needle Exchange Programs in the Prevention of HIV in the United States.” Research advisor: Jay Peterson, MSBS, PA-C
2005: Publication of the “Northwest Ohio Risk Communications and Resource Guide.” Distributed throughout Northwest Ohio to all media stations, police, fire and health departments.
2004: Practicum project at the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio. I spent 280 hours with the HCNO working on various projects, grants and data entry.
2004: Research Assistant for the Family Study for Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Foundation (TUPCF).
2002: Life Flight Senior Research Project. I researched and flew with the Toledo-based Life Flight crew to determine the effectiveness of helicopter Emergency Services.
2002: Emergency Room Internship. I spent over 400 hours in the Medical College of Ohio Emergency Room, learning about the processes and procedures inherent in an emergency setting.
2012: Toledo Parent, January Yark Mom of the Year.
2006: Dean Katherine Easley Scholarship Recipient 2006.
2006: UT-MUO Credit Union Scholarship Recipient 2006.
2003: Province IX Leader of the Year for Omicron Delta Kappa
2003: Cum Laude Graduate, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH.
2003: Dean’s List at the University of Toledo.
2003: Omicron Delta Kappa Circle Leader of the Year Award
2002-2003 Elected into Mortar Board National Honor Society
2002: Willard Webb III Scholarship Recipient
2002: Sherri R. Navarre Memorial Scholarship Recipient
2002: Chi Omega Cleveland West Achievement Award
2002: Youngstown Area Chi Omega Alumnae Scholarship Recipient
2001-2003: Franklyn and Hilda Hawkins Scholarship Recipient
2001-2002: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
2001: Dean’s List at the University of Toledo
2000-2003: Elected into Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity
2000-2003: Elected into Golden Key International Honor Society
1999-2003: University of Toledo Honors College
1999-2003: University of Toledo Trustees Scholarship
1999: Voted unto the University of Toledo Homecoming Court
· Graduate Student Association Member 2012-present
· Eta Sigma Gamma, Member 2012- present
· Chi Omega, Kappa Delta Chapter, House Corporation 2008-present
· Ohio Association of Physician Assistants, Member 2007-present
· Junior League of Toledo, August 2007-present
· Chi Omega, Kappa Delta Chapter, Advisory Board 2006-2008
· Northwest Ohio Chi Omega Alumni Association 2006-present
· American Association of Physician Assistants, Member 2006- present
· Student Association of the American Association of Physician Assistants, Member 2005- 2007
· Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Fraternity: Member 2001-2003
· Chi Omega Fraternity: Member, 1999-2003, Alumna
· Phi Epsilon Kappa Allied Health Professional Fraternity: Member, 1999
· Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Member 1999-2002
Professional Offices Held
· Northwest Ohio Chi Omega Alumni Association, Vice President, 2010-2011
· Northwest Ohio Chi Omega Alumni Association, Treasurer, 2006-2010
· Junior League of Toledo, Board Secretary, 2010-2011
· Chi Omega, Kappa Delta Chapter, House Corporation President, 2008-present
· Chi Omega, Kappa Delta Chapter, Advisory Board Social and Sisterhood Advisor
· Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Fraternity, Historian 2002-2003
2011- Present Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Governmental Affairs Committee
2008- Present Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Region 5 Director
2012-present Founder and President of Unconditional Love Animal Support Group in Toledo,
2011- present Donation Diva, couponing for the community, Founder
2010-present: Appletree Nursery School Board of Trustees
2010: YMCA youth soccer coach
2009-present Vice President for Northwest Ohio Chi Omega Alumni Chapter.
2008-present House Corp President for Bowling Green chapter of Chi Omega Fraternity
2008-present Volunteer Medical On-call for Junior League of Toledo’s Chocolate Soiree
2008-present Volunteer Joint Underwriting Caller for Junior League of Toledo
2008-present Kids in the Kitchen, Junior League of Toledo volunteer
2008: Red Cross Blood Drive coordinator
2007-present Junior League of Toledo member. Positions held include, New Member Blood Drive Coordinator, Media Relations Member, Media Relations Chair, Assistant Recording Secretary and currently Board Secretary.
2006- 2009: Northwest Ohio Chi Omega Alumni Chapter Treasurer.
2006- 2007: Social Advisor for the Bowling Green chapter of Chi Omega Fraternity.
2005-2007: Member of Grace Community Church Softball League.
2002-2004: Ronald McDonald House volunteer
2001-2002: Volunteer at the Toledo Hospital Emergency Room
1999-2000: Volunteer for Aultman Hospital
2007- present: Volunteer for multiple clinical skills labs for the University of Toledo Physician
2007-present: Interviewer for the University of Toledo Physician Assistant Program
2007- present: Student preceptor for Physician Assistant Students in the University of Toledo
Physician Assistant Program
2006: Medical University of Ohio, Prospective Physician Assistant Tours and
2005: Medical University of Ohio, Student to Student Anatomy Tours and
2005: Medical University of Ohio Intramural Volleyball Team.
2005-2006: Member of the Medical Missions Club at the Medical University of Ohio
2005: Medical University of Ohio College of Health Science Alumni Association, Student Ex-Offico Member
2004: University of Toledo Homecoming Commission Elections Coordinator.
2003: University of Toledo Dean of Student Search Committee
2003: University of Toledo Songfest Awards and Trophies Chair.
2003: Appointed Student Government Hearing Board Vice-Chair.
2003-2004: Elected Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity President.
2003: Historian for Golden Key International Honor Society
2002: Student Activities Stipend Research Committee, University of Toledo
2002-2003: Elected Vice President for Campus Activities and Programming.
2002-2003: Appointed to Student Wellness Awareness Team.
2002: National Panhellenic Council, Junior Panhellenic Chair.
2002-2003: Special Funding Chair for the Student Activities Committee.
2002: Elected Treasurer of Golden Key International Honor Society.
2002-2003: Alpha Epsilon Delta Historian.
2002: Elected Vice President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity.
2002: Elected University of Toledo Homecoming Commissioner.
2002: Student Activities Budget Committee, University of Toledo
2002: University of Toledo Rocket Pride Committee
2001-2002: Elected Vice President of Activities for Golden Key International Honor
2001-2002: Elected Outstanding Student Organization Chair for the Student Activities
2001-2002: Elected Secretary for Campus Activities and Programming.
2001-2002: Elected Scholarship Chair of the National Panhellenic Council.
2000: Peer Mediator for University College, University of Toledo
2000-2003: Student Activities Committee.
2000: Elected University of Toledo Election Board Chair.
1999: University of Toledo Student Life Committee
1999-2003: Student Government Senate and Cabinet.
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