Deborah Kimball
1975 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9021 (626) 289-3740 dkimball@usc.edu

Education: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
KECK SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND MARSHALL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Anticipated MD/MBA Degree, May 2008

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
BS in Mathematics/Applied Science, Specialization in Computing, June 2002
Magna Cum Laude

UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA, SPAIN
Participation in Summer Abroad Program, Summer 2001

UCLA CENTER FOR PREHOSPITAL CARE
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification, July 2001

Awards and Honors: Medical:
  • Graduation with Highest Distinction, reserved for top 10% of graduating class, Spring 2008
  • Full Tuition Merit Scholarship awarded, Fall 2003 – Spring 2008
  • Dean’s Recognition award for First Year Achievement, December 2004
  • Dean's Recognition award for Junior/Senior Continuum, May 2006
  • Clinical Honors: Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine, Surgery
  • Eric Cohen ICM Award Nominee, May 2006
  • California Academy of Family Physicians, Summer Preceptorship, August 2004
  • Betty Ford Summer Institute for Medical Students, Inpatient Program, July 2004
Undergraduate:
  • UCLA Alumni Scholar, Fall 1997 – Spring 2002
  • UCLA Provost’s Honors List, eight quarters
USMLE Exams:
  • USMLE Step I, July 2005, Pass
  • USMLE Step II CK, January 2008, pending
  • USMLE Step II CS, February 2008, pending
Leadership Experience
  • Magic Relief for Tsunami Victims coordinator, January 2005
  • Liaison Committee for Medical Education, Independent Student Analyst, December 2004 – May 2005
Research:
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation: Are We Doing Enough?
    Department of Emergency Medicine at LAC+USC, January 2007 - present
  • Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) Research Collaborative
    Department of Emergency Medicine at LAC+USC, March 2004 – June 2004
Volunteer Experience:
  • Coachella Concert, First Aid Volunteer, May 2005
  • MedCor mentor, August 2003 – August 2005
  • Mentor for Alpha Epsilon Delta USC undergraduate students, August 2003 – August 2004
  • LIGA, The Flying Doctors of Mercy, El Fuerte, Mexico, April 2002
  • Cruz Roja (Red Cross), Salamanca, Spain, July 2001
  • Lincoln Elementary School, Lynwood, California, September 1993 – July 2003
Employment History American Medical Response, Cerritos, California
Emergency Medical Technician, “Junior Paramedic” Instructor, July 2002 – July 2003

UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Los Angeles, California
Translator Non-Technical, December 1999 – June 2002

Veterinary Centers of America, Los Alamitos, California
Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant, Summers 1997 - 2000

Professional Affiliations American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Student Member
Emergency Medicine Student Interest Group, Keck School of Medicine

Languages Fluent in Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking)

Interests: Spending time with my nephews and niece, computers: proficient in HTML design and Microsoft Office applications, playing basketball, listening to music, reading fictional novels