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United States
August 21, 2012

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Simi (Parminder) Sekhon, M.A.

**** ******** **., *** *****, CA 94565


OBJECTIVE To obtain employment and gain a career foundation in the area of Clinical Research/Regulatory Affairs.


Present Enrolled in a Clinical Trials Monitoring Course

University of California, Santa Clara, CA

2011 M.A. in Counseling Psychology

John F. Kennedy University,

Pleasant Hill, CA

Master’s Thesis: Attitudes Towards Mental Health in South Asian Population: A Quantitative Study

2006 B.A. Psychology

B.S. Health Sciences

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio


2007 Volunteer at Kensington Preschool.

Duties included observing children’s behavior in the classroom environment.

2003 - 2006 Cleveland State University Dean’s List.

Cleveland, OH.

2005 Volunteer at Cleveland Clinic.

Duties included assisting nurses in the ER.


7/1/2012-Present Clinical Research Coordinator Department of Emergency Medicine Stanford University Medical Center

Duties include mastering several study protocols, providing training to other health care professionals, screening emergency department patients for study eligibility, randomizing patients and obtaining consent, following patients through clinical the clinical trial, completing case report forms, coordinating and conducting patient follow up evaluations.

4/2010 - 4/2011 Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

John F. Kennedy University Holistic Counseling Center

Duties included individual, couples, and family therapy; developing treatment plans; maintaining professional case notes; interviewing prospective clients; and negotiating fees. Supervision and training included 2-hours weekly group supervision where cases were presented, 1-hour weekly individual supervision, and 2 hours professional training weekly.

4/2010 - 4/2011 School Counselor

Westlake Middle School

Oakland, CA.

As part of my trainee experience I was school counselor for a diverse population of children grades 6-8.

Duties included providing individual counseling; observing children’s behavior in classroom; collaborating with teachers and family in the best interests of the child.

Additionally, these experiences included working with children that required special education in each of these capacities. Developed specific treatment and behavior plans directed towards meeting the needs of this population.

Supervision included two hours of group supervision weekly, where clinical cases were presented.


4/2010 - 4/2011 As part of my professional trainee experience I managed the office at John F. Kennedy University Holistic Counseling Center.

Duties included preparing for trainings and working with the Information Technology team. I was responsible for training staff on technology equipment to improve office efficiency.

8/2002 – 5/2007 Certified Pharmacy Technician

CVS Pharmacy, Twinsburg, Ohio

Duties included filling prescriptions, third party billing, consulting with doctors and patients, and generating reports; maintaining inventory and inventory records.


• Knowledge of good clinical practice guidelines

• Fluent in Hindi and Punjabi

• Knowledge of medical terminology and pharmacology

• SPS (Statistical package for Social Sciences) data analysis

• Strong computer and IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point at post graduate level

• Excellent people and communication skills

• Strong analytical skills

• Excellent team player

• Efficient, hardworking and punctual

• Excellent at multitasking


2005 - 2006 Neuroscience

Studied the physiology of the brain in a laboratory setting.

2005 - 2006 Gross Anatomy

Studied physiology of the human body through dissection of cadavers in a laboratory setting.


1/2008 - 7/2008 Sales Clerk

Banana Republic

Duties included managing sales transactions; assisting customers with buyer preferences and sales choice.


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