Microsoft word - dlbarou web resume .doc

Daniella Barou
Thomas Jefferson University

University of Pennsylvania

Center for Research on Youth and Social Policy Coordinated research project aimed at improving the work quality of Guardians ad Litem/Child Advocates via increased social work/attorneys partnerships throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in collaboration with Juvenile Law Center and Child Advocacy Clinic. Multi-Ethnic Behavioral Health Inc. Provided comprehensive services to children and their families, who are identified as being at high risk for abuse, neglect, and dependency, in an attempt to prevent out-of-home placement. University of Pennsylvania

Bates College

Major: French Language and Literature
Minor: Economics
Honors: Dean’s List

University of Pennsylvania

• Directed studies investigating biochemical and genetic markers for cardiovascular disease and diabetes
• Coordinated recruitment, screening, scheduling, and follow-up of all participants.
• Supervised and mentored work-study students.
• Corresponded regularly with the Internal Review Board from University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia
VA Medical Center and prepared appropriate documents for IRB approval and continuing review. • Provided additional assistance to other research studies involving cardiovascular disease and lipid analysis.
Center for Studies of Addiction at the University of Pennsylvania

• Managed research project investigating the effectiveness of oral and injectable Naltrexone and aripiprazole for treatment of opiate and alcohol addicted clients. • Assisted with development of research protocols and research binders for data collection. • Coordinated patient evaluations and treatment sessions. • Administered self-report assessments, organized and compiled nurse and client binders; prepared reports regarding study recruitment and progress. • Served as contact person for enrolled patients; handled all other administrative aspects of study.
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Emergency Department
• Played an integral role in ongoing research projects in the ER, including domestic violence, minor trauma, • Performed screening to determine eligibility and enroll clients, informed clients of study design, and University of Pennsylvania, Professor Paul Grant
• Involved in a research project investigating the link between memory and schizophrenia. • Perform literary searches, extensive reading and other duties as needed.

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Tallahassee, Florida
Social Worker August 2012-Present
• Develop, coordinate, and facilitate comprehensive discharge treatment plans to address problems and/or concerns identified by patients, families, and the healthcare team for neurology, neurosurgery, internal medicine and diabetes units. • Direct the acquisition of durable medical equipment, medication assistance, oxygen, home health care, and transition of patients to inpatient psychiatric units, inpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, assisted living facilities, long-term acute care as needed. • Educate patients and staff on issues related to insurance coverage, Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security Disability, and Veterans Administration benefits. • Perform substance abuse evaluations, supportive counseling, and link patients with appropriate treatment • Assess abuse/neglect allegations and report to Department of Children and Families when appropriate • Evaluate trauma patients and complete hospital’s referrals to the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program • Member of certification review committee for the hospital’s Acute Care Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Social Worker August 2007 – August 2013 • Developed, coordinated, and facilitated comprehensive discharge treatment plans to address problems and/or concerns identified by patients, families, and the healthcare team for inpatient rehabilitation hospital, surgical intensive care unit, neurotrauma intensive care unit, medicine, and general surgery service. • Served as the point-of-contact for patients, family, healthcare team, and administration. • Led and managed interdisciplinary team conferences. • Educated patients, families, and healthcare teams regarding scope and limitations of healthcare and • Advocated for patients’ proper treatment by petitioning insurance companies for ongoing coverage of necessary medical interventions and care. • Provided support to patient and/or family regarding psychosocial needs and encourage them to adapt to lifestyle changes resulting from chronic and catastrophic illnesses by educating them about community resources in order to promote and maintain independence. • Supervised and mentored undergraduate and graduate level social work interns. • Improved patients’ treatment and increase morale of the department by serving on the Shared Governance Committee and Orientation Subcommittee.
Women in Transition

Domestic Violence/Addiction Hotline Volunteer Counselor • Offered hotline counseling and advocacy to women in domestic violence and addiction crises. • Aided clients in locating community services that addressed their needs. • Utilized the Empowerment and Feminist Model to help all women lead satisfying, safe lives.
Center for the Treatment and Study for Anxiety

• Facilitated the initial contact for clients seeking treatment for anxiety and PTSD. • Maintained department expense index, referral list, archives, and prepared deposits.
Why do those who request smoking treatment fail to attend the first appointment?
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Volume 35, Issue 1, Pages 62-67
P. Gariti, S. Levin, T. Whittingham, D. Barou, K. Kampman, K. Lynch, C. Halbert, A. Alterman

Abstract 1319: Plasma Levels of Fatty Acid Binding Proteins 4 and 5 are Markers of Adiposity and the Metabolic
Syndrome but are not Independent Predictors of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes
Circulation. 2007;116:II_270.Roshanak Bagheri1; Michael Lehrke2; Shiv Kapoor3; Megan Wolfe3; Karen
Terembula3; Daniela Barou3; Nayyar Iqbal3; Daniel Rader3; Muredach P Reilly3
Acknowledgment in A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial of Quetiapine for the Treatment of Type A
and Type B Alcoholism. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Volume 27(4), August 2007, pp 344-351.
Kampman, Kyle M. MD; Pettinati, Helen M. PhD; Lynch, Kevin G. PhD; Whittingham, Tom BS; Macfadden,
Wayne MD; Dackis, Charles MD; Tirado, Carlos MD; Oslin, David W. MD; Sparkman, Thorne MD; O'Brien,
Charles P. MD, PhD

Proficient in French and Romanian.
Competent in SPSS, Sunrise, Medview, Canopy, Cerner, and Microsoft Office.


Microsoft word - airef march press release-revised1.doc

CARE, Follow up to Model States Program Due to Kick-off April 14 1999 Funding Still Needed to Ensure Success The Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) is pleased to announce that the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort (CARE), the follow-up to the successful Model States program, will kick-off in April of 1999. Following on the heels of the conclusion of the Model

Microsoft word - faq's

Revivogen - Frequently asked Questions & Answers Q) What causes hairloss and how can Revivogen help? Androgenic Alopecia: DHT: a hormone by-product causes 95% of Hair loss. Over the years, as the hair follicles get exposed to DHT, they shed their normal hairs at a high rate and the shed hairs are replaced with thinner, shorter colorless hairs also known as miniaturized hairs or peach fuzz ha

Copyright © 2010-2014 Medical Articles