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Health Care Technician

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
May 25, 2010

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Objective: To obtain a Medical Information Associate position in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry

Summary of Qualifications:

• Fundamental knowledge of ICH, GCP, FDA, and TDP Regulations

• Familiarity with laboratory and quality protocols, techniques including infrared spectroscopy and nuclear

magnetic resonance, qualitative and quantitative analysis, instruments, assays, dosage formulations

• Proficiency with MS Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies, May 2010

Pharm.D. coursework completed

Gilbert MacDonald/Gilbert Havice Scholarship Award—2006

Basic Coursework:

Computer Science and Applications, Communication Skills for Health Professionals, Human Anatomy and Physiology I&II, Organic Chemistry I&II, Health Care Systems, Research Methods and Biostatistics, Alternative Medicine

Advanced Coursework:

Pharmaceutics I&II, Pharmaceutics Laboratory, Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry I&II, Pharmacokinetics & Biopharmaceutics, Clinical Toxicology, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Therapeutics I-V, Pharmaceutical Care I&II, Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory I&II, Pharmacoeconomics

Professional Experience:

Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA May 2009-Dec. 2009 and Apr. 2004-Aug. 2008

Pharmacy Intern/IV Technician/Pharmacy Technician II

• Maintained proficiency to work in the following areas of pharmacy: narcotic distribution, inventory maintenance, ATC packing, ATC functioning and maintenance, O.R., satellite functions, computer skills, general distribution skills, Pyxis refilling and billing, IV pharmacy room and USP 797 Protocol training

• Anticipated and complied the procedures of SOPs, cGMPs, ICH, and FDA requirements while performing IV compounding and dispensing medications

• Developed own professional and specialized competency through continuing education

CVS/Pharmacy, Boston MA Jan. 2005-Apr. 2005 Pharmacy Intern

• Assisted the pharmacist with production, data entry, insurance rebilling

• Facilitated some inventory management

• Performed duties at the drop-off/pick-up stations

• Observed the pharmacist’s role in patient counseling

Academic Projects:

Senior Capstone Project: A cost-effectiveness analysis of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) prevention with the

quadrivalent HPV-6/11/16/18 vaccine (Gardasil) versus the bivalent HPV-16/18 vaccine (Ceravix) among young women over a period of three years from a third party payer perspective

Senior Pharmacoeconomics Research project and presentation Spring 2010; Poster Presentation anticipated at ASHP Mid-Year Meeting in Anaheim California on December 5-9, 2010

Journal Club: Use of carbidopa/levodopa initially used in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson’s disease

Presented to seminar group and pharmacy faculty members Winter 2010

Journal Club: Second-generation antipsychotics being more cost-effective in the treatment of schizophrenia compared

with first-generation antipsychotics

Presented to seminar group and pharmacy faculty members Winter 2009

Journal Club: MATCH trial: research study of comparing benefits of aspirin with clopidogrel to clopidogrel alone in

patients with recent ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack

Presented to seminar group and pharmacy faculty members Fall 2008

Journal Club: NAPA trial: a research study of Nesiritide (natriuretic peptide agent) administered to patients with left

ventricular dysfunction who received CABG using cardiopulmonary bypass

Presented to seminar group and pharmacy faculty members Fall 2007

Journal Club: Antihypertensive agents inducing sexual dysfunction

Presented to seminar group and pharmacy faculty members Summer 2007

Paper: Statins Being Effective in the treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Drug Information Research Paper Summer 2007

Paper: A simulated study of research protocol evaluation in the use of eszopiclone (Lunesta) in the treatment

of patients of insomnia with daily caffeine intake

Research Methods and Biostatistics: A Simulated Study of Research Protocol Winter 2006

Paper: Differing the gap in access of health care in the Deaf and hard of hearing community

Health Care Systems Paper Summer 2006

Professional Certificates or Licenses:

2010-Present Massachusetts Registered Pharmacy Technician

Oct. 2008-Present American Heart Association CPR

2004-2010 Massachusetts Registered Pharmacy Intern

Professional Activities:

Event: Health Sciences Entrepreneurs Networking Program—met with several Northeastern University alumni who are successful health sciences entrepreneurs

Oct. 2009

Grand Rounds: Drugs and Disease: Pharmacogenetics and the Quest for Personalized Medicine

Oct. 2008

Grand Rounds: Running A Virtual Global Biopharmaceutical Company

Sept. 2008

Field Trip: Tour and Presentation of Pfizer, Inc. Headquarters – Groton, Connecticut

June 2005

Fraternity: Phi Delta Chi – Active brother of the Pharmacy Professional Fraternity; one of the founding fathers; organized Health Fair day for Northeastern University students, and fundraisers for AIDS Walk

Jan. 2005- Present

Grand Rounds: Introduction to Nuclear Pharmaceuticals

Oct. 2005

Grand Rounds: Patch Adams, nationally well known physician on wellness, laughter, humor as well as on health care

and health care systems

Jan. 2004

Community Service:

Summer 2005, 2006, 2007 Phi Delta Chi Fundraiser for AIDS Walk—raised over $5000 annually for the walk

2004-2005 Peer mentor for first year college students—I was a mentor for five students and helped transition from high school to college; met occasionally for meals

2004-2005 Volunteer at Morville House for Elderly—I was in the Big/Little Brother program for one senior citizen and I participated in social activities with him monthly

W. Ireland 2010

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