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Clinical Research Coordinator

Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posted:
March 26, 2019

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SARAH LANTAGNE, B.SC.

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR & LABORATORY MANAGER Stress, Interpersonal Relationships, & Health Laboratory Concordia University Centre for Clinical Research in Health Montreal, Québec

ac8wv1@r.postjobfree.com

Office: 514-***-**** x 2206

Personal: 438-***-****

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-Present CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR & LABORATORY MANAGER Concordia University Stress, Interpersonal Relationships and Health Laboratory (Centre for Clinical Research in Health)

Recruit research participants through community and targeted ad campaigns

Schedule study appointments: manage the shared laboratory calendar and coordinate the schedules of graduate students, psychologists, nurses, laboratory technicians, and undergraduate research assistants and book the appropriate personnel and facilities for each appointment

Conduct semi-structured psychiatric interviews to assess past and ongoing mental health issues

Data entry, management, and analysis in Excel and SPSS; merge data from external modules (blood pressure and heart rate monitors, blood and saliva assays, online survey software)

Prepare all study documents and materials (protocols, scripts, consent forms, questionnaires, biological specimen collection kits)

Ensure and maintain the confidentiality of participant information, maintain the secure laboratory wide server, manage user accounts and access

Randomization of participants for two randomized controlled trials

Prepare domestic and international shipments of biological samples for analysis, file relevant paperwork for customs when applicable

Submit and ensure timely renewal of internal and external ethics documentation

Assist with preparation of new study protocols, funding applications and manuscripts

Manage and supervise a team of 10-15 undergraduate research assistants; recruit and interview new applicants, train each on assigned tasks, create and manage RA schedules, ensure RA productivity and oversee completion of assigned responsibilities

Recruit and interview laboratory employees (nurses, laboratory technicians) and coordinate relevant training

File paperwork and contracts for new hires and casual employees, file and process timesheets, liaise with Human Resources and Payroll to ensure timely employee compensation; file contract changes or notices of termination

Manage laboratory purchasing card, including reconciliation of purchasing statements and grant account balances using Millennium Finance Reporting

Liaise with Accounts Payable department to ensure payment of all invoices from external vendors and service providers

Maintain working relationships with vendors for purchasing chemical supplies and laboratory equipment; place orders for all supplies, equipment, software 2013-2015 RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Family Well-Being Project (Drs. Erin Barker & Jean-Philippe Gouin)

Conducted phone interviews to screen for study eligibility criteria and pre-existing health conditions

Administered various empirically validated research tools (questionnaires & interviews)

Attended several autism conferences and events to recruit study participants Sarah Lantagne, B.Sc. ac8wv1@r.postjobfree.com 438-***-**** 2012-2013 RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Concordia Infant Research Laboratory (Dr. Krista Byers-Heinlein)

Contacted parents of infant research participants to schedule appointments

Assisted in studies on language and bilingualism in infants – obtained informed consent, described research procedures to parents, cared for infants while parents completed questionnaires, operated eye-tracking software during testing sessions

2012 RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Genomics, Cell Biology and Aging Laboratory (Dr. Vladimir Titorenko)

Grew yeast cultures in agar medium, prepared lab supplies for senior lab members, sterilized equipment using an autoclave

Conducted literature review on cell aging and telomere length 2012-2014 HEAD DAYCAMP ANIMATOR - Salamander Summer (Loisirs Lac Brome)

Oversaw a group of 5-7 animators and 2-3 animators in training in addition to the 10-15 children under my care

Acted as emergency contact, point person and representative for the organization during community outings

Purchased materials and goods for camp-wide activities and events 2009-2015 CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Pharmaprix, Salle de Quilles Cowansville, Épicerie Jardin du Mont

Ensured client satisfaction, addressed customer inquiries and questions

Reconciled client expectations and available resources; addressed and resolved client complaints and grievances

Handled money, made deposits, balanced the registers EDUCATION

2011-2015 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE; HONOUR’S PSYCHOLOGY (BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE), MINOR IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES. DEGREE HONOURS: WITH GREAT DISTINCTION Concordia University

Montréal, Quebec

2009-2011 DIPLÔME D’ÉTUDES COLLÉGIALES - SCIENCES DE LA NATURE (SANTÉ) Champlain College Saint-Lambert

Saint-Lambert, Quebec

AWARDS

2015 SCIENCE COLLEGE PRIZE Concordia University

2015 RAYA ARALIHALLI AWARD FOR STUDIES IN BEHAVIOURAL NEUROBIOLOGY Concordia University 2011-2015 FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE SCHOLAR Concordia University 2012 Louise Roussel-Trottier Bursary in Arts and Science Concordia University 2011 GOLF CLASSIC ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP Concordia University 2011 TEAM TIM HORTONS SCHOLARSHIP Team Tim Hortons Scholarship Program PUBLICATIONS

da Estrela, C., Barker, E. T., Lantagne, S., & Gouin, J.-P. (2018). Chronic parenting stress and mood reactivity: The role of sleep quality. Stress & Health, 34(2), 296-305. doi: 10.1002/smi.2790 Sarah Lantagne, B.Sc. ac8wv1@r.postjobfree.com 438-***-**** VOLUNTEER & EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIENCE

2014-2015 CO-PRESIDENT Science College Student Association (Concordia University)

Created a budget for and oversaw organization/fundraising for networking events, social events, and career-counseling events for student members of the association.

2012-2014 VOLUNTEER Concordia Undergraduate Psychology Association

Assisted in organizing and executing social and academic events for undergraduates in the department of psychology.

2010-2011 CO-FOUNDER Champlain activism club (Champlain College Saint-Lambert)

Attended school events and raised awareness/informed attendees about various social causes (ex. Autism Awareness Day, World Down Syndrome Day, International Women’s Day).

2009-2011 VOLUNTEER Société Protectrice des Animaux des Cantons

Provided support to employees by walking dogs and spending time with the animals in their care.

SKILLS

Languages Fluent in French & English

Computer software Microsoft Word, Excel & Powerpoint; SPSS; Millennium Financial Reporting; Checkbox Survey Software

Other skills Excellent interpersonal, organizational & time management skills, aptitude for leadership, ability to work in a team as well as autonomously



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