Clinical Research Coordinator
Since July 2011
Work closely with the Principal Investigators and Clinical Research Nurse on the oversight and management of multiple cancer clinical research studies. In collaboration with Clinical Research Nurse, develop and implement systems to manage daily operations of studies while meeting enrollment and data collection targets and adhering to human protection and good clinical practice guidelines.
Clinical Research Operations Coordinator
December 2010 --- July 2011
Coordinated with Clinical Trials Office (CTO) in development and management of study budgets. Worked closely with PIs as well as study coordinator and research assistant within research group in tracking budgets against resource use. Assisted faculty in research projects including grant writing, study management, and study organization. Submitted IRB applications, amendments, and renewals as needed and ensure protocol compliance. Coordinated daily operations: responsibilities include communication with sponsors, PIs, CTO, and patients, and management of data.
Research Study Coordinator
January 2009 --- December 2010
Coordinated daily operations of multiple-device and disease-specific FDA and investigator-initiated studies. Responsibilities included communication with sponsors, PIs, CTO, and patients; management of data; and IRB submissions. Coordinated daily operations of HDE, HUD, investigator-initiated (single- and multi-site) studies and role in data coordinating center: responsibilities include communication with sponsors, PIs, CTO, and patients, and management of data. Contribute to writing and coordination of grant submissions. Oversaw and managed investigator-initiated IND study for Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, including coordinating of inpatient and outpatient care and acting as liaison between families and doctors/nurses. Managed all funds for research group. Trained colleagues on multiple studies. Assisted in training management and work delegation to summer interns. Independently monitored data for cardiac catheterizations outcome study at six sites throughout the U.S.
Medical Team Associate
May 2008 --- January 2009
During cardiology inpatient rotation: -Monthly orientation of residents to cardiac floor -Coordinated lectures and introduced to cardiac-specific software -Assisted residents in coordinating care for patients both inpatient and discharge planning. During cardiology ICU rotation: -Attended morning rounds to manage current cardiac studies presented to doctors -Prepared patient discharge information for residents and NPs on cardiac floor -Assisted in preparing admission notes in ICU patient software. During overall assignment: -Completed multiple retrospective chart review databases for physician’s studies, requiring knowledge of medical terminology, cardiac diagnoses, cardiac surgeries, cath procedures, echo readings.
August 2005 --- May 2008
Developed and edited questionnaires for online and phone surveys. Field management of questionnaire production, including questionnaire and sampling instructions. Evaluated and queried field reports via communications with field directors and vendors. Responsible for tabular plan and provided guidance on data weighting and analysis. Wrote and coordinated findings throughout client reports and facilitated weekly status reports.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Statistics from Mount Holyoke College in 2005
HS in College/University Preparatory and Advanced High School/Secondary Diploma Program from Central Catholic High School in 2001
Training and Certification
Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) Certification