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Kenneth R. Niebling, Ph.D. 
Uniondale, NY 11553  
email: ken.niebling@yahoo.com
 

Summary:  Health scientist/IT professional with computer programming, and
electronic publishing background seeks medical writing, science or technical writing,
or communications position which utilizes my broad range of technical writing, editorial and
computer skills.

Laboratory Skills:  Vast array of molecular biological techniques and assays. 

Proposals:  Wrote scientific and business grant proposals for funding initiatives and project justification 

Medical: Medical terminology.  2 years of medical education (M.D. Program)

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, word processing, PDF document creation and editing,
Windows/2000/2003 server, Adobe Photoshop, dHTML/SGML/XML website design and content creation
and manipulation, programming in PERL, PHP, Javascript, SQL, Visual Basic

Coursework and MCSA certifications completed or in progress:

Configuring and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional (70-270)
Managing/Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment (70-290)
Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Network Infrastructure (70-291)
CompTIA Network+ and A+ Hardware and Software

Work History:

2008 -  Life Extension – Scientific Information LLC  (Fort Lauderdale, FL)   
Health Advisor
- Supported company clients with health and medical advice and information
- Stayed on top of recent health and medical issues. Consistently in top 3 for sales.

2006 - 2007  The Answer Group  (N. Lauderdale, FL)  
Gateway – Technical Support Engineer
- Supported Consumer and Professional users of Gateway computers, software and hardware
- Troubleshooting of Microsoft OS and computer hardware issues to resolution

2005 - 2006  Home Depot  (Fort Lauderdale, FL)  
Contractor Sales – Computer specialist 
- Detailed and sold building materials to home builders using third party software and internal computer systems
- Managed inventory, detailed customers on home improvement products

2002 – 2003  Datamed Worldwide (Boca Raton, FL)
Medical Content & Training Specialist 
- Wrote and developed documentation and training modules for company flagship EMR software product
- Trained physicians and medical office staff to document medical history and patient data within
electronic medical software environment
- Interacted with sales staff to include desired modifications to software. Programming of applications using
dHTML, PERL; SQL Database Reports and Managment

2001  National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD
Senior Software Engineer  (contract position)  
- Converted science and medical textbook content for presentation on Nat’l Library of Medicine PubMed
website using XML/XSLT, and PERL

2000 -2001  Applied Card Systems  (Boca Raton, FL)
Internet Developer
- Programming of numerous Internet and company software modules enabling credit card company
cardholders to make online payments, view payment history, change address, and take advantage of
company services. PERL, PHP, SQL, dHTML, Javascript, AS400
- Supervised three employees and participated in team development and new product implementation
meetings with senior management

           
1999 – 2000    Webcast I (Boca Raton, FL
Manager, Marketing
- Interfaced with company clients on Internet marketing strategies for web site exposure.  Programmed
and edited client web sites. Supervised three staff

1996 - 1999    McGraw-Hill Companies  (New York, NY)
Manager, Editorial Database – Science & Engineering Group
- Managed editorial database and four employees in daily production of scientific articles destined for publishing in
scientific reference products including the 20 volume McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and Dictionary
of Scientific and Technical Terms
- Solely responsible for tracking inventory of over 10,000 articles in electronic database.  Wrote software tools to ease
production process and schedules using PERL
- Interfaced with senior management, marketing director, art department, and sales people to facilitate smooth
operation of publication schedules, design of sales goals, and future improvements to company products.
Made presentations on design goals and progress
- Participated in electronic and software products testing and interacted with third party vendors to implement tracked
bug fixes and improvements

Education:        
 
Postdoctoral Associate (7/93 - 8/94)
Duke University Department of Cell Biology (Durham, NC)

Ph.D. Cell Biology (1993) 
Stanford University Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Stanford, CA)

Medical Student (9/83 - 6/85), (no degree) Cornell Medical College - NY Hospital Cornell Medical Center (New York, NY)

Guest Investigator (2/84 - 6/85) Department of Genetics, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (New York, NY)

BA, Chemistry, Computer Science (1983), Columbia College, (New York, NY)

List of publications: http://niebling.tripod.com/biblio.htm
Personal Website: http://scinformatica.50webs.com/

Copyright 2011, Kenneth R. Niebling, Ph.D.