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Experience

Startup Institute

Summer2016

Web Design Track

The Sinclair

20132016

Bartender

Created seasonally appropriate cocktail menus for an upscale, high-volume restaurant and live-music venue. 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

20122013

Research Assistant II

Managed all aspects of a Sleep Health Disparities study of low-income single mothers; including all field data collection, protocol creation, and staff training.

  • Interviewed, surveyed, developed relationships and built trust with 25 single mothers to gather valuable actigraphy and oximetry data related to their sleep health
  • Explained study results to every mother individually
  • Taught new research staff how to conduct interviews, collect survey oximetry and actigraphy data
  • Created study protocols, surveys, and other study documents for sleep health pilot study

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

20092011

Research Assistant I

Assistant to project manager for third phase of data collection in vitamin D cancer prevention trial

  • Conducted field research by; administering surveys, instructing participants on dosage and possible side effects, lab preparation and study data management
  • Alerted management of any participant issues or study violations, assisted with the reporting of adverse events and followed-up with participants as advised
  • Reviewed and cleaned all written data in preparation for analysis
  • Organized, catalogued and shipped biological specimens for final analysis

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

20082009

Administrative Research Assistant

Enrolled over 200 African Americans in a vitamin D cancer prevention trial and provided comprehensive project support in collaboration with PI’s, management team, and field research assistants

  • Singlehandedly contacted over 100 primary care providers to provide medical eligibility for a backlog of more than 600 eligible participants waiting to be enrolled
  • Registered new patients, scheduled appointments, prescription fulfillments, study documentation and data entry into Patient Tracking System (PTS)
  • Scheduled hard to reach participants for baseline events and kept field RA’s on task with their participant timelines and study phase windows
  • Logged, compiled and organized confidential study and participant data
  • Handled all administrative tasks, answered study phone line, organized staff and investigator meetings, prepared agendas and compiled minutes

Education

Wheaton College

20042008

BA Philosophy

Summa cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, received the Holcombe M. Austin Prize in Philosophy