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Data Entry Assistant

St Paul, MN
April 25, 2014

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Master of Science in Clinical Research

May 2014

School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

August 2008

S.M.B.T. Dental College, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India


Masters Candidate, School of Public Health,

May 2013 - ongoing

University of Minnesota

Presently working on a research study designed to assess prognostic

factors of periodontal treatment in pregnant women utilizing the

Obstetrics and Periodontal Therapy trial data

Research Data Entry Assistant, Division of Periodontology,

January 2013 - June 2013

School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota

. Assisted Dr. Bryan Michalowicz with study data entry for a local

antimicrobial delivery for periodontal disease treatment study

. Responsible for processing incoming clinical research data including

accurate and timely data entry into REDCap database while identifying

and correcting errors

. Identifying problems and discussing issues with database setup and

clinical data entry

. Maintaining the integrity of information stored in the clinical


Research Data Entry Assistant, Division of Periodontology,

School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota September

2012 - December 2012

. Assisted Dr. Emily Schmalz with data entry for a dental implant


. Responsible for entering, reviewing and organizing clinical data

utilizing the REDCap database

. Quality review and verification of the forms already entered

Research Assistant, Department of Pediatrics,

June 2012 - September 2012

University of Minnesota

. Assisted with study visits in a longitudinal study of bone and

endocrine diseases in children with MPS I, II and VI

. Assisted with dental screening, study data entry and management

. Assisted with informed consent procedures during study visits

Program Assistant, College of Continuing Education,

January 2012 - May 2012

University of Minnesota

. Coordinated organization of various conferences, collected and entered

data from evaluation forms

. Prepared work orders, labels, and mailings using Word processing


. Made name tags, table tents and certificates

. Assisted with ordering and maintaining inventory and supplies

. Assembled materials for conferences and classes

. Arranged for delivery of conference materials including photocopying,

scanning, and running errands

Associate Dentist, Dentofacial Rehab,

November 2008 - January 2010

Pune, India

. Assisted with treating patients for prosthodontic needs and delivered

preventive and operative dental treatments for these patients

. Counseled and educated dental patients regarding home-based preventive

dental practices

managing approximately 30 recall patients per week

. Responsible for handling daily patient appointment scheduling and

record maintenance

Associate Dentist, Dr Rahalkar's Orthodontic Clinic, August

2008 - September 2009

Pune, India

. Assisted during orthodontic treatment procedures and educated patients

regarding care of orthodontic appliances

. Obtained and maintained patient data, radiographs and dental casts

managing data and records of approximately 500 patients per year

. Supervised daily duties of support and administrative staff at the

dental office

Research Assistant, Pune, India

December 2008 - February 2009

Assisted with data collection, entry and database management in a

questionnaire based cross sectional study designed to assess knowledge of

dentists in Pune, India regarding oral health and systemic disease

association. This study was a collaborative project between Dr. D. Y.

Patil Dental College, Pune and the Department of Epidemiology at the

State University of New York at Buffalo

Community Dental Practice, Department of Community Dentistry,

M. A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences, Pune, India

March 2008 - April 2008

. As an intern, organized and participated in various free dental camps

which involved screening, emergency dental treatment procedures and

referrals from the nearby underserved areas

. Screened approximately 400 dental patients during various dental camps

organized in and around Pune city and educated patients regarding oral

health maintenance, tooth brushing and flossing techniques

. Treated approximately 50 patients for various dental needs during the

dental camps


. Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) - Human

Research Curriculum

. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

. Time and Study Collection System (TASCS) - Clinical Research

Budgeting/Billing System and Process

. University of Minnesota Privacy and Security Training: Data Security

in Your Job, Securing Your Computer Workstation and Managing Health

Data Securely

. Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR parts 1 and 2) workshops

. Training in SAS and EndNote

. Proficient in Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) web-based data

collection system


. Minnesota Dental Student Research Group since 2012

. Member of the Indian Dental Association since 2008

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