Work experience

Work experience
2014 - Present

Clinical Research Coordinator

Emory University

 Handles administrative activities associated with the conduct of clinical trials. Provides guidance to less experienced staff. Manages research project databases, develops flow sheets and other study related documents, and completes source documents/case report forms. Interfaces with research participants, determines eligibility and consents study participants according to protocol. Approves orders for supplies and equipment maintenance. Assists in developing recruitment strategies and conducting screenings for study participants including interviews and questionnaires. Supervises collection of study specimens and processing. Establishes case packages for study procedures, monitors scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinates other services as needed. Ensures compliance with research protocols, reviews case report forms and audits for accuracy with source documents, attends monitoring meetings with sponsors. Prepares regulatory submissions. On occasion performs phlebotomy or other diagnostic testing.

2013 - 2014

Sr. Research Administrative Coordinator

Emory University

 Manages the financial, regulatory, patient management, and human resources functions associated with the Vaccine & Treatment Evaluation Unit(VTEU) of the DMID Emory Clinical Trials Unit including: Study patient interfacing, screening, enrollment, and scheduling leading to participation in clinical trials for: H7N9 flu, Smallpox, Malaria, Avian Flu, HIV, Cholera, Herpes Simplex Virus type 2, Varicella, and other sponsored clinical trials. Data maintenance, data entry and quality management control for study subjects. Expense monitoring, reporting for adherence to budget, ordering study supplies & equipment. Manages participant stipend funds for federal and industry trials including implementation of reconciliation, replenishment, auditing, and reporting. Prepares regulatory submissions for review by the IRB, Offices of Clinical Research & Compliance and other agencies. Oversees all IRB approvals, correspondence, and renewals such as: initial submission & approval, continuing review, amendments, reportable events, and final study report. Maintains study regulatory binders and documents such as: Study team contact information, FDA 1572 form, delegation of authority log(DOA), investigator agreements, CVs, medical licenses, financial disclosure forms, training records(CITI and other study related training), all versions of IRB approved materials, IRB compliance and membership letters, other Emory ancillary approvals, correspondence with the sponsor and CRO, and monitor visit logs and reports. Creates and develops standard operating procedure(SOPs) documents when necessary. Meets regularly with the PI to review study progress(enrollment numbers, regulatory issues, administrative concerns, etc.) and attends regular meetings with Co-PIs and other key study personnel. Responsible for conducting quality assurance and quality control reviews of the source documents to ensure the adherence to policies and procedures, the study protocol, and the accuracy of research records. Attends monitoring meetings with sponsors, research team, and key clinical staff. Assists in recruiting and interviewing patients/subjects, developing/conducting tests and surveys, and making presentations. Coordinates the physician coverage calendar for the research clinic and research clinic rooms among the various division studies. Responsible for coordinating weekly research team meetings, notifications, and minutes. Handles orders, vendors, and independent contractor

2011 - 2013

Assistant Account Executive

GCI Health

Created and updated media lists. Researched and monitored clinical research and healthcare industry trends. Coordinated logistics and schedules for influentials around client announcements, events and projects through proactive outreach and/or on-sight support.
Increased awareness and understanding for team and client by reading coverage daily about one’s client, competitors and the research industry. Drafted and coordinated production of press materials including press releases, fact sheets, backgrounders, patient/physician profiles, media alerts, e-mail correspondence, etc. Wrote and coordinated production of client materials including briefing books, coverage reports, status reports, e-mail correspondence.


2013 - 2016


Emory University

Concentration: Prevention Science

2004 - 2008


University of Michigan

Major: Sociology

2006 - 2006

Non-Degree (Study Abroad)

University of Kwazulu-Natal

Research thesis: Social Inequality in South African Townships