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Medical Assistant

Windsor, Ontario, Canada
January 09, 2018

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Windsor, ON, N8P1J7

Phone: (519) ***-****



To utilize my knowledge of Physics in theory and practice to its full potential and further my knowledge, experience and skills. To become an influential and meaningful employee to better assist fellow co-workers and the company in being efficient and successful.


oOver 3 years experience in ultrasound and medical imaging research

oFamiliar with both the medical field and industrial field

oExperienced testing, measuring and documenting data

oLead a 2-year clinical trial at a hospital involving cancer patients

oPublished an article in both a journal and conference paper

oDelivered numerous presentations in front of both industrial and medical audiences

oProficiently worked alongside both students and senior coworkers


oMicrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

oMatLab, Maple V, ImageJ and some training in Labview and C+


Master of Science in Physics

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

Thesis Topic: Fingernail Properties Determined by Ultrasound

September 2015 – December 2017

B.Sc. – Honours Physics [Medical Physics] with Thesis & Coop

Major: Physics

Minor: Mathematics

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

September 2010 – April 2015

oFluent in reading, writing, speaking Romanian


Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research

Research Assistant

September 2013 – Present

Windsor, ON, Canada

oLearned to create professional presentations and articles for publishing and showcase exhibitions

oExperience researching scholarly articles and publications

oAcquired administrative experience writing business related forms and proposals

oKnowledgeable in performing measurements and setting up a scanning acoustic microscope (SAM)

oExperimented and molded with different types of materials such as polyurethane and silicone to make realistic phantoms

oAssisted in testing and researching in validation of an ultrasonic dental probe

oWorked alongside Windsor Regional Cancer Centre to set up a trial study

oStudied and implemented the use of ultrasonic methods and transducers such as resolution testing

oTrained coop students on researching skills and hands-on experimentation

Metropolitan Hospital - Windsor Regional Cancer Centre

Clinical Trial Assistant

October 2013 – November 2016

Windsor, ON, Canada

oLead ultrasonic clinical trial study at Windsor Regional Cancer Centre

oTested and validated prototype device for ethics approval for both University of Windsor ethical board and Metropolitan Hospital ethical board

oPlanned and coordinated patient visits alongside clinical trial staff nurses

oDelivered study update presentations to oncology staff

oRegularly had interaction with chemotherapy patients and staff

oMaintained proper records/ documentation as required by project supervisors

Proto Manufacturing Inc.

X-Ray Diffraction Technologist

May 2012 – December 2012

Oldcastle, ON, Canada

oLearned to operate and align laboratory (LXRD) and portable ( iXRD) machines

oComplied to safety regulations for X-Ray radiation prevention

oAble to write Microsoft Excel data reports for customers

oOperated band saw, grinding wheel and milling machine

oCooperated and helped fellow employees to solve problems

oUsed austenite arc to test austenite percentage in parts

oWorked on bulky and heavy parts such as car bumpers, turbine blades and camshafts from renown companies such as Boeing and McLaren

oHelped in the assembly of housing for a machine X-Ray prototype

oExperienced in electro-polishing with acid and salt solutions

oPerformed basic routine maintenance and calibration of X-Ray machines

Publication List:


Vacarescu RA, Slak B, Maeva A, et al. Investigation of a correlation between taxane-based chemotherapy and the ultrasonic time-of-flight of human fingernails. Skin Res Technol. 2017; 00:1–6.


R. A. Vacarescu, B. Slak, A. Maeva and R. G. Maev, "Portable high-frequency device for cosmetic and clinical fingernail assessment," 2017 IEEE 30th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Windsor, ON, 2017, pp. 1-4.


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