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Jacob King

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Radford University, Radford, VA May 2017
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry: Biochemistry and Pre-Health Concentration
Bachelor of Science, Biology: General Concentration

Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) 2017

Pharmacy Technician
Kroger Pharmacy, Blacksburg, VA May 2016- Present
Dispense and fill prescriptions accurately and efficiently while learning the basics of drug
classes, drug interactions, pharmacy law, ethical standards and multi-faceted role of a
pharmacist in a retail pharmacy.
Provided customer service to patients with billing and prescription complications by working
with several insurance companies and other local retail pharmacies.

Pharmaceutical Research Assistant

Radford University, Department of Chemistry, Radford, VA August 2015-Present
Faculty Advisor: Christopher Monceaux, Ph.D. / Research funded through Radford University
Currently discovering a novel route to indole derivatives that are used in a variety of biological
and pharmaceutical compounds. This route features three operationally-simple steps: 1) an
oxidation to convert N-substituted 2-alkenylanilines into epoxide intermediates, 2)
transannulation, and 3) acid-catalyzed elimination of water.
Presentation: Oral Presentation, American Chemical Society National Meeting April 3, 2017.
Received $2200 travel research grant, Radford University Office of Undergraduate Research
Publication submitted and is currently under review, An operationally simple approach to
indole derivatives from 2-alkenylanilines utilizing an oxidation-transannulation-elimination

Medical Scribe
Carriage Hill & Heritage Hall Rehab. Centers, Fredericksburg / King George, VA Summer 2015
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Harrington, M.D. (Family Medicine and Geriatrics)
Observed the physician, while documenting comments, during full entrance exams, routine
medical exams, and sick visits at the rehabilitation centers.
Insured prescription requests, physical therapy/rehabilitation consults, and diagnoses were
documented and ordered on the physicians behalf.
Job Shadowing Student,
Various Physician Practices, Fredericksburg, VA 2012-2015
Observed three physicians, totaling 102 hours of observation:
o Dr. Anne N. Truong, M.D. (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)- 30 hours of
outpatient observation
o Dr. Jeffery E. Askew, M.D. (Cardiology) 40 hours of operation room and
outpatient observation
o Dr. Christopher Harrington, M.D. (Family Medicine and Geriatrics)- 32 hours of
outpatient family medicine observation.
Gained knowledge and experience in the medical field, by observing, first hand, the day-to-
day functions of physicians engaged in a variety of medical disciplines.

Student Activities Operations Assistant

Radford University Student Activities, Radford, VA 2014-2016
Coordinated and assisted with setting up banquets, meetings, and receptions for various
organizations on campus.
Assisted school clubs and faculty with last minute requests with technical problems and
reservation complications.


American Chemical Society, Radford University affiliate, VA; 2016- Present
Presented Orally at the 2017 National meeting in the Chemical Education Division for
Undergraduate Research, as well as attend several regional meetings.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Radford, VA; 2016-Present
Inducted into honor society recognizing academic excellence and class standing

UNICEF, Radford University affiliate, Radford, VA; 2016-present

Engaged in service and advocacy initiatives to raise money and awareness of childrens
rights and help meet basic needs.

Montgomery County Humane Society, Montgomery, VA; 2016-Present

Volunteer dog walker to exercise and socialize dogs in preparation for adoption

Chemistry Tutor, Radford University Chemistry Department, Radford, VA; 2015-Present

Volunteer tutor students in General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry

Southern Association of Student Employment, Radford VA; 2014-2016

Invited to participate as a liaison between students and administration to advocate for
the needs of student employees at Radford University.

Crossfit Radford, Radford, VA; 2014-Present

Athlete participation in east-coast competitions, and volunteer to promote health and
well-being, by raising awareness and funding for New River Valley Autism Action
Group, and various breast cancer awareness groups in the New River Valley.

Hillsdale College Baseball (NCAA Div. II), Scholarship Athlete, Hillsdale, MI; 2012-2014
Recruited and received scholarship to pitch at the collegiate level.
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