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Mental Health Clinical Research

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
March 17, 2019

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** ***** ****** ******* *****, MA, 02130 518-***-**** CAREER OBJECTIVE

* ***** ** ******* *** listening to patients in different capacities of the medical field. These patient interactions have become the impetus to pursue work in the clinical trials field, to hopefully contribute to sustained and effective treatment, improving one's quality of life and not solely the quantity. Previous experience has cultivated excellent written and verbal communication skills, an aptitude for leadership, and adaptability, along with profound attention to detail, inquisitiveness, and fierce determination. WORK EXPERIENCE

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, Boston, MA Clinical Research Coordinator II, Aug 2018 – Present (Clinical Coordinator I Jul 2017-Jul 2018) Screen, enroll, and monitor as well as conduct visits for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) patients participating in interventional clinical trials

Involved with study start up to study completion for compassionate use through Phase III trials, submitting and communicating with IRB concerning protocol submissions, renewals, and amendments Provide support to Clinical Research Coordinator I's in clinical trial visits and provide insight to regulatory questions

Coordinate patient care among clinicians, ensuring study procedures are implemented and carried out Converse with neurologists regarding adverse events, medications, deviations and queries posed by monitors

Collaborate with Bone Marrow Transplant teams, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants at the Translational Clinical Research Center, MR-PET imaging staff, and local laboratory staff Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Patient Care Associate, Dec 2016 – Jun 2017

Provide care to post-operative orthopedic patients in addition to obtainment of vital signs, blood sugar, urine, blood and stool specimens

Coordinate with nurses for catheter care, wound dressing changes, and admissions and discharges Communicate with fellow patient care associates to receive and give patient reports with their regulatory binders

Aumiller's Pharmacy, Schenectady, NY

Pharmacy Technician, May 2011 – Jun 2017

Converse with pharmacists about drug interactions and usages Train new employees in medication locations, ordering and stocking, inputting new customer information, and completing transactions

Engage customers in conversation and assist in locating specific merchandise for their individual requirements

Direct customers to other useful resources, such as generic medications and additional pharmacies to meet needs

Jewish Family Services, Albany, NY

Mental Health Group Facilitator, Oct 2016 – May 2017 Lead an interactive mental health and wellness group for LGBTQIA+ young adults Offer support during transition into adulthood, focusing on social interactions and providing coping and stress management skills

Union College, Schenectady, NY

Senior Honors Thesis Researcher, Sep 2015 – Jun 2016 Thesis: "The Expression of Pain in Children: An Autism Spectrum Disorder Perspective" Draft protocols and consent forms, preparing documentation for Union College's IRB, and securing grants Train research assistants in facial coding, pain ratings and the cold pressor test to ensure consistency Recruit, schedule and process participants via telephone and fliers, and communicate to participants and caregivers the study's purpose and procedures

Presented at Eastern Psychological Association's 2017 Meeting and Union College's 2016 Symposium Union College, Schenectady, NY

Research Assistant, Sep 2015 – Jun 2016

Research the effect of exergaming (exercising while playing a video game) on cognitive function using the iPACES (Interactive Physical and Cognitive Exercise System) Investigate the use of exergaming as a treatment for children on the Autism Spectrum EDUCATION

State University of New York at Albany

Completed coursework towards Post-Bacc Science (Dec 2016) GPA: 4.0

Relevant Course: Neurobiology, Human Physiology, Immunology Union College, Schenectady, NY

B.S. Psychology (Jun 2016)

GPA: 3.66

Relevant Course: Cognitive Neuroscience, Biochemistry w/Lab, Chemistry I & II w/Lab, Organic Chemistry I & II w/Lab, Cell and Organisms w/Lab, Molecular Biology of Cell w/Lab Award And Honor: Magna Cum Laude, Psychology Department Honors, Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society, Sigma Xi National Research Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) Leadership Honor Society



Microsoft Office

Phlebotomy certified


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