Chris Sebastian

Education

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
M.D. candidate, 2018

MS2:
Pediatric Interest Group: Treasurer, Historian

TAMHSC Journal: Production Editor

MS1:
Class of 2018 Vice President

University of Notre Dame
Graphic Design
B.A., 2007

Dean's List: 2006, 2007

Semester in London: fall 2005

Art Director:
Keenan Hall: 2004 - 2007
Keenan Revue: 03/04, 04/05, 06/07

University of Texas at Dallas
Biology, Health Care Studies
January 2012 - May 2014

Post-Baccalaureate
Pre-Health Society:
2012 - 2014
   » President: 2013 - 2014
   » Communic'n Officer: 12/13
   » Distinguished Member: S12

TA, Biochemistry I: 2013 - 2014

Alpha Epsilon Delta: 2012

 

Eastfield College
Sciences
August 2010 - December 2011

President's Honor Roll: 10/11

Phi Theta Kappa: 2011
   » President: fall 2011

Sigma Kappa Delta: 2011

Bishop Lynch High School
Dallas, Texas
Class of 2003

Recent neat stuff

in-Training
Design consultant
2015

in-Training is an online, peer-edited journal run exclusively by medical students. I was asked by the founders to provide input and feedback on the design of in-Training: Stories from Tomorrow’s Physicians, a print publication that will contain 100+ select pieces published by the magazine since its founding in 2012.

 

Aggies Invent
College Station, Texas
November 2015

Aggies Invent is a 48-hour-long event hosted by Texas A&M University's Engineering Innovation Center in which engineering, medical, business, and other students develop solutions to given problems. The theme of my weekend was pediatric medicine.

I was part of an excellent team of engineering and medical students; together, we developed a portable diagnostic kit for health care providers in resource-starved settings. Our product, the PediaPod, combined a stethoscope, electrocardiogram, and pulse oximeter into a small, durable, aesthetically-pleasing prototype. For more information on the weekend, please read the official press.

 

3 Day Startup
Austin, Texas
April 2015

3 Day Startup is an intensive, weekend-long event in which students develop an idea through ethnographic research and stages of rapid prototyping, then pitch their product to a panel of judges (entrepreneurs and innovators themselves).

After pitching my initial idea, I was able to recruit a talented team; together, we shifted goals and developed an idea for a web-interface that connects high schoolers interested in performing community service with organizations that need help.

Recent employment

Camp Sweeney
Gainesville, Texas

Medicine

Senior Medical Staff
May 2014 – present

Camp Sweeney is a camp for children with diabetes. About 200+ campers attend each of the three 3-week-long sessions each summer. As a member of the Senior Medical Staff, I oversaw a junior staff of 13 rising-2nd-year medical students, including crafting schedules and delegating responsibilities. I served as first call on all medical emergencies, organizing our response and communicating with the attending physician. I also served as a link between the program staff and medical staff, facilitating clear communication between counselors, associates, and medical staff at daily meetings.

As a member of the Medical Staff, I also communicated with parents, coordinated off-site care, monitored blood glucose readings, dosed insulin, managed medications, attended to campers at the daily illness and injury clinic, presented lectures about diabetes tailored to age groups, and responded to daily and emergency medical needs.

Head Counselor, Assistant Program Staff
summer 2005 – summer 2008

I was responsible for daily and emergency diabetic care and instruction of campers. I organized and managed daily activities, implemented the camp's program, and led the oldest boy's cabin. I also taught courses in art, fishing, silkscreen, video broadcasting, and web publishing.

 

Dallas Medical Journal
Dallas, Texas

Design

Designer
January 2014 – July 2014

The Dallas County Medical Society asked me to redesign the Dallas Medical Journal and design subsequent issues. I implemented new layout and typeface decisions to give the monthly magazine a more professional look.

 

Various clients
Dallas/Austin, Texas

Design

Freelance Designer
fall 2008 – present

I created posters, apparel, fliers, and vector- and tablet-based illustration for use on websites and other media. Clients include Camp Sweeney, Pickle Jar Productions, Dallas Running Club, TX Tough (Children's Medical Center), and the Kerala Association of Dallas.

Scholastic Magazine (Notre Dame)
Assistant Designer
spring 2006 – spring 2007

Responsible for designing page layouts, illustrations in campus–wide magazine.

University of Notre Dame
Freelance Designer
fall 2003 – spring 2007

Art directed and designed apparel, identity and collateral, publicity campaigns, and more.

Bishop Lynch High School
Freelance Designer
fall 1999 – fall 2010

Designed apparel, logos, signage for teams and organizations as a student and alumnus.

Recent volunteering

Grace Hospice
Plano, Texas
January 2013 – May 2014

Presbyterian Hospital
Dallas, Texas
May 2012 – December 2012

Skills

Adobe

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
ImageReady

Microsoft Office

Word
Excel
Powerpoint

Other languages

Spanish
read, write, hear, speak
Malayalam
hear, speak

Macromedia

Dreamweaver
Flash

Other visual arts

sculpture
silkscreen
letterpress
caricature

Bonus

typing at 95 wpm
HTML/CSS

Other

Awards

Most artistic photo
Notre Dame London Program
fall 2005

Best t-shirt design
JDRF Oklahoma City
Walk to Cure Diabetes
fall 2007

Exhibitions

Senior B.A. Show
University of Notre Dame
April - May 2007

Relevant science courses

Biology I, II
Physics I, II
General Chemistry I, II
Organic Chemistry I, II
Biochemistry I, II

Anatomy & Physiology I, II
Microbiology
Genetics
Molecular Cell Biology
Immunology

Biochemistry Lab
Cell Biology Lab
US Healthcare System
Behavioral Neuroscience
Statistics

Relevant art courses

Graphic Design I – intro
Graphic Design II – typography
Graphic Design III – professional

2D Foundations - color theory
3D Foundations - sculpture
Silkscreen/ Poster Shop

Multimedia Design I – A/V
Multimedia Design II – web, Flash
Artists’ Books and Papermaking

 
Biography
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