Hello My name is Erika. I am a Fitness writer and Certified Trainer with a strong background in entrepreneurship, content writing, and online marketing for the health and wellness industry. I owned and operated my own personal training business and blog for 5 years. I recently sold my Los Angeles based company because my husband's job required us to relocate to Costa Rica. Prior to my career in the fitness industry I worked as a personal and administrative assistant in both offices and private homes. I would like to find challenging Odesk assignments that will allow me to use my unique skill set. I am a detail oriented and creative professional that is dedicated to helping you meet your goals. You can learn more about me at erikavolkfitness.com Work experience 6 Years Experience as a Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach 5 Years experience as a blogger 3 years experience as Personal Assistant 2 years experience as an Administrative Assistant Education 2005- BS in Communications from Missouri State 2009- Certified Personal Trainer from The American Council on Exercise 2011- TRX Certified Trainer 2013- Precision Nutrition Certified Coach Qualifications Mac and PC friendly Content writing email marketing Mailchimp and Constant contact Trello Wordpress Basic Spanish Hootsuite Leadpages Suspension Training Nutrition Coaching PCOS Post-hab injuries.
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Hello, I am an independent medical doctor with excellent communication skills and always open to be part of an original and innovative project which is constructive and beneficial to others. My multi-faceted background allows me to contribute to your venture by adding creativity, culture, depth and a unique character in addition to expert scientific, medical and surgical knowledge and experience. I am skilled at adjusting the language and tone to the intended audience or reader. Immaculate professionalism, attention to detail and absolute adhesion to deadlines are my standard. But ultimately, I do what I do because I enjoy creating a vibrant, creative and respectful team with individuals with whom I share a common goal. I have extensive experience of working in multi-specialty hospital as well as fitness center.I have written various articles on varied range of health related subjects in medical journals,magazines, news-papers and other publications. Area of interest and experience. 1. Health, nutrition and fitness 2. Dermatology & trichology 3. Age management medicine 4. Homeopathy, alternative therapies 5. Obstetrics & Gynecology 6. Mother & child care 7. Preventive medicine 8. Pediatrics 9. Psychology 10. Yoga & meditation etc. any many more....
In the first 9 years of my employment, I was involved in the management of health and nutrition researches in the Philippines. Specifically, my worked revolved around the development and writing of health and nutrition researches; their submission to foreign funding agencies; and their implementation when grant(s) is/are procured. In the next 12 years, I was employed in different pharmaceutical companies. I started as clinical research coordinator, followed by being sales and marketing manager, as marketing research consultant, and then as head of a business corporation. After leaving the pharmaceutical industry in mid 2005, I started to have full time medical practice.
I am a talented Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer and Professionally Trained Chef. My passion is helping others learn how to eat appropriately and enjoy every minute of it. Health and fitness is the center of my life and my goal is to share that with as many people as possible.
I am qualified as a dietitian and have worked predominantly in health promotion and public health. I am experienced in developing and editing resources, presentations and documents for various audiences. I have also written reports for high level management as well as multiple successful grant applications. I have peer reviewed multiple journal articles. Although my professional experience is predominantly health based my skill set is applicable to assisting in different fields. I have a strong attention to detail and am able to tailor language for specific target groups and literacy levels.
MD - Family medicine specialist. Can give my expert advice and medical abilities regarding range of medical conditions and problems, diet and weight difficulties, medical tutoring, exam preparation etc. Degrees SCI Family medicine specialist. MD (General practice medicine). BD in biochemistry. My Expert Service Medical doctor, Family medicine specialist with experience working with all categories of patient's and cases from general practice medicine, emergency medicine, surgical problems, geriatrics and patients chronic conditions etc. Working as a family doctor with 1500 patient's. Also working as a medical writer for 5 years for various respected online companies and private contractors. Experience in writing medical dissertations, masters papers, essays, academic texts etc. Can also give tutoring lessons online in various medical topics, preparation for exams, understanding difficult topics etc. Learn more about your condition or take a second opinion about your health, medical problem or general information's about some health problem's. Chest pain and dyspnea, Arterial hypertension and heart problems, Bad circulation in the leg's, Headache, Vertigo, Nausea and Vomiting problems. Period problems, Pregnancy questions, Gynecological problems, Malignancy and cancer, Itching or, redness or pain in the eyes, Fever, Abdominal pain, Maldigestion, Stomach ulcers and bowel disease, Weight gain or weight loss, Burning or pain during urination, Numbness or weakness or questions relating to stroke, Sore throat, cough or any respiratory infection (asthma, COPD, bronchitis) Questions related to diabetes, Skin rash , Questions regarding sexually transmitted diseases (HIV, HPV, syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C) Questions regarding surgery.
In 2011 I completed a bachelor degree in dietetics and am currently registered as a dietitian. Since completing my degree I have had 8months of postgraduate clinical experience in two different hospitals in the southwest of England. My final year research project on obesity has been published in the acredited journal 'NHD'. I also had the pleasure of presenting this at the annual 'British Dietetic Association' symposia for dietitians new to research shortly after completion. I have worked with private companies such as 'Coeliac UK' and over several months I have done volunteer work with a network of community dietitians locally providing diet analysis, firstline advice for patients, research of clinical conditions and dietetic recommendations in addition to formation of catchy local diet sheets. My personal strengths have always been organisation and time keeping and professionally research and writing have been my area of expertise. If you want scientifically sound but fun and informative work, delivered promptly and written in native English then please do not hesitate to contact me.
I enjoy being an author and putting pen to paper, so to speak. For me, writing brings with it the joy of creation. A Thought-Pattern In some of my pieces, I share a thought-pattern with readers. Whether the reader agrees with my thought-processes is irrelevant, in that, my goal is for the reader to leave the piece with more knowledge on the topic than he/she had before reading it. Restaurant Critic/Current Events As a restaurant critic and current event blogger, I offer readers fun and lively insight into the places to eat and things to do. I really enjoy writing these personal pieces. They give me the opportunity to add a bit of humor to the content. Informational Content Some of my other works offer the reader the information that he/she is looking to attain about a particular procedure, product or service. Hands-On Experience My hands-on experience in the medical field helps me successfully walk an individual through various tests and procedures. I write content for cardiologists, vein specialists, cosmetic surgeons, chiropractors, dentists, prosthodontists, periodontists and orthodontists. I also write content for security companies and law firms. Topics - in alphabetical order: • Advertising • Automobile diagnostics and repair • Cosmetic surgery procedures and information • Dental procedures including Invisalign and implants • Drug and alcohol addiction, and rehabilitation • Fashion and beauty • Health, auto and home insurance • History • Legal issues including divorce, DUI, personal injury and auto accidents • Mental illness and anxiety • Parenting • Pet care • Prescription medications and herbal remedies • Real estate information and vacation destinations • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Signs and symptoms of various diseases and conditions • Social media • Treatment information related to diseases and conditions How-to articles - in alphabetical order: • Applying for a personal loan or mortgage • Beauty – fashion - hairstyles • Budgeting • Cooking • Diets (gluten-free, diabetic etc.) • DIY projects • Emergency preparedness • Environmental issues • Gardening • Green living • Health and fitness • Improve credit ratings • Nutrition My goal is to create a unique and interesting piece.
Studied BSc (Hons) Dietetics Current: Social Media and Marketing Intern: Social Media Intern at Charlotte's Book, NYC Freelance Intern at Ginger Juice, London. I am truly passionate about empowering people to become healthier through effective food science and thus I am mostly interested in collaborating and working with companies that reflect this. I am currently spinning my degree towards Social media & Marketing with a current internship with a New York company. I am writing nutritional articles, taking food photographs and becoming proficient at adobe programmes for editing and article creation and I am responsible for content through the majority of their social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest. Personally I am a hard working, honest, reliable and motivated professional with excellent teamwork and problem solving skills. I have a proven ability to take on tasks and finish them to the highest standard with meticulous attention to detail. With a Dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic personality towards new demanding tasks, with exceptionally strong communication skills teamed with professional presentation. I have many years of supervisory experience and a wealth of health and nutrition knowledge through my degree and through my own personal endeavours which I strive to improve on a regular basis. Please see ; uk.linkedin.com/pub/jeannie-hind/54/174/298/ for more information.