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Clinical Research, Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Assistant, ICH, GCP

Fremont, California, 94539, United States
April 21, 2018

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Sumedha Shende

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510-***-**** or 510-***-**** or


A position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise, creative talents and commitment to excellence. Desire a position with career growth potential in Clinical Research Associate and/or Clinical Research Analyst

Experienced in establishing working partnerships with healthcare professionals

Professional Strengths:

Medical Terminology Marketing/Negotiation Skills Fluent in Speaking Marathi and Hindi

Professional Presentation Customer Relationship Building Partnership Development

Extremely Goal Oriented Persuasive Communication Skills Client Service /Satisfaction

• Office 2003 or 2007, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Research on the internet

• Reliability within the community for credibility, professionalism and dependability

• Accountable for personal growth and marketing of professional services

• Exceptional competence in establishing and achieving personal and business goals

• Confident and poised in interaction with individuals at all levels

• Team player with a demonstrated ability to quickly build rapport

• Current certification in Clinical Research Associate and ICH and GCP Guidelines

Professional Experience:

Operations Coordinator

Washington Community Health Resource Library, Washington Hospital, Fremont, CA 2005-2009

• Ensured high quality customer service while expanding network and prospecting for new local

• Businesses, churches, high schools, colleges, and doctors offices through daily walk in visits

• Received numerous recognitions for attending health fairs throughout the community

• Presentation to doctors offices promoting the free osteoporosis screening

• Presentation to colleges, and high schools promoting the community health resource library

• Exceeded target patron’s volume through building relationship with doctors and teachers

• Key note speaker for the health education seminars

• Managed more than 40 volunteers and managed the health library and databases

Medical Library Manager

Medical Library, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA 2002-2005

Professional Experience (cont):

• Assisted the Health Educator with planning, implementing and assessing individual and community needs for health education

• Created comprehensive medical, engineering and business literature searches

• Selected and catalogued all new library materials

• Trained subordinates, new hires and resident physicians on library databases

• Managed new inter-library loan system

• Received Excellence in Customer Service Award.

• Health promotions and awareness activities throughout the campus

Principal Library Manager

Biotech Information Library, Beckman Coulter, Palo Alto, CA 1998-2002

• Simultaneously managed three libraries: Beckman Instruments Inc, Smithskline Diagnostics, Genomyx

• Taxonomy used while creating the databases.

• Developed business development packages

• Provided market research and chemical literature searches for various sites

• Supervised library employees and budgeted for the library services

• Participated in data collection for all the Beckman libraries and created a database for marketing professionals.

Information Consultant

Information Research Services, Fremont, CA 1996-1998

• Simultaneously managed three libraries: Beckman Instruments Inc, Smithskline Diagnostics, Genomyx

• Consulted and researched for Beckman Instruments, Pherin Pharmaceuticals, Vivus Inc, Catalytica, Microcide Pharmaceuticals, Valent USA and University of Mexico. Used Taxonomy while creating clinical databases for Vivus and Pherin

• Organized all documents, created libraries, evaluated information services and ordered books and periodicals

• Catalogued books and articles for all databases

• Created and managed Clinical Research Databases

Manager, Information Resources

Scios Inc, Mountain View, CA 1994-1996

• Managed Mountain View and Baltimore library operations

• Consolidated two operations for cost-effective space and subscriptions management

• Used taxonomy while creating CASPR database

Senior Information Specialist

SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 1993-1994

• Served as a member on various project teams to provide information

• Provided current information thorough patent searches

• Worked with scientists and researchers to develop new technologies

Senior Business Information Specialist

Clorox Company, Technical Information Center, Pleasanton, CA 1987-1993

• Acted as a library manager for two years

• Provided current information thorough patent searches

• Worked with scientists and researchers to develop new technologies

• Presented to marketing and technical staff on effective use of library and online services

• Implemented Sydney Library System and used taxonomy while working with Sydney System.


Various management and library related courses Attend SLA conferences yearly to learn new developments in library and information services.

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

MLS (Special Libraries), Selected as an Online Intern for San Jose State University Library

Kriger Institute, Toronto, Canada

Clinical Research Associate and ICH, GCP Guidelines Certificate

University of Poona, Poona, India


University of Poona, Poona, India

BS(Hons) Major: Biology, Minor: Physics and Chemistry

References Available Upon Request

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