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Nessim A.
5+ years of tutoring experience as a Biological and Medical Sciences
Educations
Master of Professional Science (MPS), Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of North Carolina
Doctor of Medicine - MD, Trinity School of Medicine
Master of Public Health (MPH), Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of Missouri- Columbia
B.S, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, University of Missouri- Columbia

Bio

* Born in Cairo, Egypt, emigrated to the US at 18
* Bachelors of Science and Masters of Public Health (MPH): University of Missouri
* Doctor of Medicine (MD): Trinity School of Medicine
* Masters of Biomedical and Health Informatics: University of North Carolina Chapel Health
* Current Job: Clinical Informatics Specialist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute
* Part-time: Biological and Health Sciences Instructor (IB, AP, Undergraduate, Graduate and Health professionals)
* Hobbies: Soccer, working out, reading about health, technology, medicine, traveling, and experiencing different cultures.
* Languages: Bilingual: Fluent in Arabic and English

Teaching Experience

Academic Assistant
**University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill**-Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes Biological Sciences 09/2018 to Current
**University of Missouri Department of Athletics** Biological Sciences. August 2009-July 2010
**University of Missouri Department of Athletics** Arabic Tutor 2008-2009

Private Tutor: (Online and In-Person)
**Varsity Tutors:** Biological/Medical Sciences 2015-Present
**Wyzant**: Biological/Medical Sciences 2015-Present

What is your teaching philosophy?

Applying an individualistic approach, building a relationship with every student, identifying their strengths and weakness, gaining their trust, and mentoring them.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

* Introductions: Both myself and the student
* Discuss the student’s career aspirations
* Progress in the class
* Strengths and weakness
* Preferred learning methods

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

Through active learning during every session. Each session would consist of the study answering high yield questions as we discuss the topics and attempt to summarize the key concepts at the end of the session. This would help the student identify the content they need to review and the most effective method for retaining the content.

Teaching Skills

Subject Skill Level
Biology HL
PYP
MYP
DP
Biology SL
PYP
MYP
DP
Human Biology
PYP
MYP
DP
Only a life lived for others is worth living — Albert Einstein

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