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Summary

I am intelligent, exceptionally motivated, and fueled by a solid work ethic as well as an understanding of the importance of teamwork. I have excellent organizational, communication, and problem solving skills. I strive for excellence in all aspects of my life and draw from a vast array of experiences including countless volunteer hours, extracurricular activities, outstanding educational background, and a strong ethical foundation.

Work experience

May 2013Present

Part Time Faculty

Washtenaw Community College
  • Independently prepare classroom lecture material, exams, and other educational resources.
  • Safely and efficiently run a student centered laboratory.
  • Most recent classroom experience includes Chemistry II (Thermochemistry), Introductory & Intermediate Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Introductory & General Chemistry, and Human Biology.
  • Previous experience teaching math, neurophysiology, and selected liberal arts courses.
Feb 2011Aug 2014

Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Michigan
  • Experience in both pediatric nephrology clinical trails and pediatric Phase-1 oncology trials.
  • Prepare research studies for submission to the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and maintain through review, modification, and termination.
  • Consent perspective subjects for entry into collaborative studies and experimental drug trials.
  • Train and educate staff and physicians on the conduct and content of research trials and policies.
  • Maintain and store all records and data for the research preformed in the division.  Communicate with the University of Michigan Clinical Trials Office (CTO) regarding data and regulatory management when necessary.
  • Act at the contact person for collaborative studies with various institutions
  • Manage contracts, invoicing, and study data as the coordinating center for multi-site studies.
  • Assist in development and implementation of division specific standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Former member and committee co-chair in the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium
  • Responsible for specimen handling and processing when necessary.
Aug 2012Aug 2013

ER Assistant, Animal & Customer Care Specialist

Ann Arbor Animal Hospital
  • Provide assistance to ER staff during animal intake, procedures, and discharge
  • Care for post-operative and ICU inpatient animals
  • Triage support during ER peak hours
  • Kennel support as needed
Jan 2008Feb 2011

Research Assistant/Clinical Research Coordinator

University of Iowa
  • Prepare research studies for submission to the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and maintain through review, modification, and termination.
  • Consent perspective subjects for entry into clinical studies.
  • Responsible for training and educating clinical staff and physicians on the research trials and policies.
  • Collect and process blood and tissue samples for large scale genetic studies and other clinical trials.
  • Maintain and store all records and data for the research preformed in the division.
  • Act as the contact person for collaborative studies with various institutions.
  • Develop and maintain two tissue repositories and oversee collection and laboratory processing.
  • Responsible for training new clinical research staff in administrative and laboratory procedures.
  • Member and committee co-chair in the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium.

Education

Aug 2005May 2006

Concentration in Neurophysiology

Marquette University

Transferred to University of Michigan

Teaching Assistant

Jun 2002May 2005

Bachelor of Science, Biology, Concentration in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry

Michigan Technological University

Cum Laude Graduate

Multiple Dean's List Honoree

Certifications

Jan 2014Present

Certified Running Coach

Road Runners Club of America
The goal of the RRCA Coaching Certification is to create a national community of knowledgeable and ethical distance running coaches to work with runners at all levels of ability.
Jan 2012Jan 2015

Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)

Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA)
The certification reflects a common, strong foundation of knowledge and practice in research regulations and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Publications

Publications for which coordinator efforts were acknowledged through authorship.